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Call-outs for Queensland Music Awards plus winners of the Brett Whiteley Travelling Scholarship, the Poem Forest shortlist, and more!

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2023 Queensland Music Awards (QMAs)

The Queensland Music Awards will be returning on 28 March 2023 to shine a light on fresh talent and celebrate the local music industry. Artists who have released songs and music videos between 1 December 2021 and 30 November 2022 are eligible to nominate across more than 20 wide-ranging award categories. Venues and festivals are also invited to nominate for the People’s Choice Awards, to be decided by public vote, as well as judged by an expert industry panel. Also open for nominations are the Billy Thorpe Scholarship and the Carol Lloyd Award.
Nominations close 28 November; learn more.

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. Most recently she took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne. Instagram: @lleizy_