Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon and frontbencher Peter Garrett vied for dominance in an upstairs downstairs feud over live music on Friday night. So who won?
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Liquor licensing laws lock out minors from their favourite music gigs. Josh Thorburn, a 16-year-old music fan in Melbourne, reckons the industry is losing a generation of fans like him.
Music festivals have the problems other arts sectors would die for. The logistics are a nightmare -- like the recent Harvest Festival -- but the fans keep coming.
Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu draped himself in the iconic Melbourne music venue The Tote's mythical sticky carpet to ram home his message that Liberals "love live music".
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The Victorian rock and roll community is reeling in the wake of yesterday's state budget, which saw funding for the contemporary music sector slashed by 56% and the popular FReeZACentral program abandoned.