Thousands of artists, crew and other music industry professionals have lost their entire livelihoods due to the cancellation of concerts, festivals, tours and shows. So far, losses across the sector amount to well over $350 million.
Support Act (Australia's Music Industry Benevolent Fund) is a charity, unique in Australia, helping music professionals who are facing hardship due to illness, injury or some other crisis that impacts on their ability to work in music.
Support Act is currently raising funds to help provide crisis relief and mental health support for artists, crew and music workers affected by the COVID-19 closures and shutdowns. For more information visit https://supportact.org.au/get-help/