By Siya Gauri Singh

    Australia harbours an incredibly rich music industry, brimming with talent from new and emerging artists to well-known musicians. Ausmusic Month is a time for all of us to come together and support these brilliant artists. 

    An extra special way to support the Aussie music scene is to get on board with Ausmusic T-Shirt Day on November 30.

    Ausmusic T-Shirt Day, organised by Support Act, raises money for music workers in crisis. All funds go towards supporting musicians, managers, crew and music workers through different programs. These include Crisis Relief, Support Act Wellbeing Helpline, and the Mentally Healthy Workplaces Program as well as First Nations support. Last year Ausmusic T-Shirt Day raised more than $600,000 thanks to the contributions of many Australian individuals. 

    We all love our share of music and entertainment, but often don’t realise how expensive it is to produce it. Going on tours, renting out studios, editing, producing and making music and music videos are all costs artists face. Not to forget, the sheer amount of time artists spend developing music is copious, and sometimes managing all of this is not possible. 

    Which is why Ausmusic Month and Ausmusic T-Shirt Day exist. It is a chance for us to step up as a community and show our beloved artists that help is there if they need it and raise funds to help musicians continue to make the music that makes our lives more enjoyable. 

    To be a part of this initiative just wear your favourite Ausmusic T-shirt on November 30. You can also organise a fundraising campaign through the Ausmusic T-Shirt Day website, and share it within your community to raise funds. Otherwise, you can also donate to a pre-existing fundraising campaign on the website, doing your part for Australian talent. 

    Get your Ausmusic T-shirt today and be part of something special! Visit Ausmusic T-Shirt Day Website to learn more and take action. 

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