Eight organised bands (being Enungkwerrinmanja, Poison Whiskey, Mumbarli, Yilila, Eylandt, Red Cliff, Miryarrmaba and Golden Girls Bands) are to receive a maximum of $5,000 per band per annum for equipment, instruments and flights (max. 2 people for the purchase of instruments).
No cash provided to individuals.
Note: Band budget is renewed on the 1st July each year.
In addition, a maximum of $60,000 is to be available to promote and assist talented young people in building their future careers in music; and assist bands with travel to performances. Access to additional funding is via
request process to the Social Program.
The total budget for Music is capped at $100,000 per annum.