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WINNERS OF THE 2019 AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS ANNOUNCED

JOY McKEAN, CHRISTINE ANU, MOJO JUJU, ALICE SKYE, CAROLINE ALMONTE, ANGE McCORMACKand ​KATIE NOONAN​ are among the winners of the ​2019 ​AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS.

“AWMA provides unprecedented opportunities for our Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander sisters. This is a change maker”

_ Christine Anu

An inclusive event

AWMA acknowledges and celebrates the achievements of our First Nations and culturally diverse women.

An inclusive event

AWMA acknowledges and celebrates the achievements of our First Nations and culturally diverse women.

“AWMA provides unprecedented opportunities for our Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander sisters. This is a change maker”

_ Christine Anu

“There is still a degree of reluctance to acknowledge the enormous breadth of genres that Australian woman have occupied.”

_ Deborah Conway

“Surely in the world of music - a space of profound communication nurturing and healing - the woman should be given the honour she deserves“

_ Katie Noonan

“The next positive step in creating a more equal playing field for all. What a momentous platform to shine a light on the amazing women in our industry”

_ Izzi Manfredi

Recognition

Turning the spotlight to women in music

Some of the biggest names in the Australian music industry have joined forces to support the Australian Women in Music Awards.

AWMA is turning the spotlight on women; recognising First Nations and multicultural performers and music practitioners, focusing on excellence in artistry, technical and production skills, leadership, cross-cultural development, songwriting, music journalism, music photography, film making, classical music, humanitarian work and more.

Recognition

Turning the spotlight to women in music

Some of the biggest names in the Australian music industry have joined forces to support the Australian Women in Music Awards.

AWMA is turning the spotlight on women; recognising First Nations and multicultural performers and music practitioners, focusing on excellence in artistry, technical and production skills, leadership, cross-cultural development, songwriting, music journalism, music photography, film making, classical music, humanitarian work and more.

“The next positive step in creating a more equal playing field for all. What a momentous platform to shine a light on the amazing women in our industry”

_ Izzi Manfredi

"Women songwriters have dominated Australian music for a long time. As the world recognises this, slowly, Australia must too.

_ Jen Cloher

“I welcome this initiative to recognise and celebrate all the incredible contributions to music by Australian women”

_ Tina Arena

” I know that there are vast numbers of men who support women and huge numbers of women who want more so together let’s create the mother of all paradigm shifts.

_ Jenny Morris

Change the Game

Let’s create the mother of all paradigm shifts

Call for nominations are now open

” I know that there are vast numbers of men who support women and huge numbers of women who want more so together let’s create the mother of all paradigm shifts.

_ Jenny Morris

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WINNERS OF THE 2019 AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS ANNOUNCED

JOY McKEAN, CHRISTINE ANU, MOJO JUJU, ALICE SKYE, CAROLINE ALMONTE, ANGE McCORMACK and ​KATIE NOONAN​ are among the winners of the ​2019 ​AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS.

JUDITH DURHAM AO TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE 2019 AWMA HONOUR ROLL

In celebrating the achievements and wonderful careers of many women in Australian music this year, Australian Women in Music Awards has announced that music legend Judith Durham AO will be inducted into the prestigious AWMA Honour Roll at the Brisbane Powerhouse on the evening of 9 October.

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS

NGAIIRE, MOJO JUJU, CHRISTINE ANU, CLAIRE EDWARDES ​and ​ALICE SKYE ​are among the stellar list of finalists in the ​2019 Australian Women in Music Awards (AWMA)​, to be presented at a star-studded ceremony, concert and party in ​Brisbane on Wednesday 9 October​.

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS UNVEILS 2019 PROGRAM

October event to showcase diversity and talent, featuring ​Ren​é​e Geyer, Katie Noonan, Clare Bowditch, Melinda Schneider, Ngaiire, Kaylah Truth, Cheryl Barker and more.

AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS RETURNS FOR DYNAMIC SECOND YEAR!

Nominations Open – New Categories – Tickets On Sale Now

It is the spirit of inclusivity and the acknowledgement of some long overdue contributions that is manifesting AWMA into a calendar event.” says Founding Executive Director Vicki Gordon