Close Contact
Cairns Music Industry Development - Cairns Regional Council

Close Contact is a Cairns Regional Council program that aims to develop the music industry in our region.

Over the past few years the music industry development program has had huge success under the previous names of A-Venue and Spotlight, delivering opportunities to Cairns emerging musicians, including:

Professional photos
Performance opportunities
Grant writing assistance; and even
A BIGSOUND scholarship.

This program was previously funded through Arts Queensland.

Close Contact continues to support local emerging musicians by providing opportunities for exclusive mentoring with high-profile artists, access to delayed telecasts and other career building activities.

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