Grant Details



Grant Amount

Upon application

Applicant Type

Individuals and Organisations




New South Wales

Creative Australia

Contemporary Music Touring Program

This program provides up to $50,000 to support national tours by musicians performing original contemporary music.

About the program

The Contemporary Music Touring Program (CMTP) supports national touring activity undertaken by Australian musicians performing original Australian contemporary music.

The tour must comprise of performances in at least three venues or locations outside of the performer’s hometown. Tours that include regional and remote destinations, or which assist performers residing in regional and remote areas to tour, are a priority for funding.

Grants are available from $5,000 to $50,000, depending on the number of tour venues or locations in regional or remote areas.

If you think you will have difficulty submitting your application online, please contact Artists Services.

Download accessible RTF version of guidelines.

Music Australia has provided funding to ensure the continuation of the Contemporary Music Touring Program.

For more information, visit Creative Australia