Creative Arts Alliance have been working closely with Live Music Office, QMusic as well as Gympie Regional Council, Noosa Regional Council, Sunshine Coast Council, Moreton Bay Regional Council and Redland City Council to deliver important industry professional development sessions to communities across the South East. 

Our first sessions for the Sunshine Coast were delivered at The Met and received some great feedback from attendees ranging from young bands, to venue managers, to older musicians looking to get back into gigging now they’ve retired from the 9 – 5. 

We have a whole run of dates coming up for sessions in Gympie, Noosa, North Lakes and Cleveland. Please see the full list of sessions below and head to the facebook page to register your interest:

Monday 11 October, 4 – 6pm – The Music Business: Getting Started – Redlands Performing Arts Centre – 

Tuesday 12 October, 4 – 6pm – Music Foundations – Redlands Performing Arts Centre –

Wednesday 20 October, 5 – 9pm – Music Foundations – The J Noosa – 

Thursday 21 October, 5 – 9pm –  The Music Business: Getting started – The J Noosa –

Monday 25 October, 6 – 8.30pm – The Music Business: Getting Started – North Lakes Community Centre – – requires booking via link in fb event.

Tuesday 26 October, 6 – 8.30pm – Music Foundation – North lakes Community Centre – – Requires booking via link in fb event.

Monday 8 November, 6 – 8.30pm – Competition vs. Collective – The Pavilion, Gympie Showgrounds – 

Tuesday 9 November, 6 – 8.30pm – Music Business: Making Music Your Career – The Pavilion, Gympie Showgrounds –


These sessions are entirely free and will be facilitated by Dom Miller from QMusic, with local presenters for each region. 


About the facilitator

Dominic started management and venue booking agency Bluebeard Music in 2010, where he manages two of Australia’s most promising up and coming acts, Good Boy and Sweater Curse as well having booked iconic Brisbane venues such as The Zoo, Black Bear Lodge, The Milk Factory and many more. He has also booked festivals and events such as BIG Festival in Geelong, Story Bridge 75, G20 Summit Festival and more.

Since 2010 Dom has become a major contributor to the exponential growth of Brisbane’s music scene. Dom joined New World Artists as an agent in 2015, making him the first Brisbane-based agent working at a national level to be appointed by a major agency.

Dom represented all genres of contemporary music with particular expertise and focus in the indie music world with over 15 years experience in the music industry. Over that time he worked with some of the biggest names in the Australian music industry such as Allday, Bugs, Butterfingers, Clea, Grinspoon, Mallrat, Northlane, These New South Whales and many more. He has booked artists onto some of the country’s most popular festivals such as Splendour In The Grass, Falls Festival, Laneway Festival and Groovin’ The Moo.

Dom joined QMusic in March 2020 as their Development and Program Manager. He has a passion for all things Queensland music and believes that Brisbane is “The Greatest City On Earth”.

Dom has played in rock bands and programmed music onto festivals and these days in his spare time, is a highly sought after Awards Event Host and MC, having hosted QMusic’s Queensland Music Awards and the National Live Music Awards.


As part of the Moreton Bay Live and Local program, Moreton Bay Regional Council will host a local music industry forum presented in partnership with Creative Arts Alliance and the Live Music Office.

The conversation will focus on how to foster a flourishing local live music scene in Moreton Bay and explore what’s working well and the current challenges and areas for improvement, identifying key focus areas to better support local live music in the region. 

Whether you are an established muso or an emerging talent, a fan of live music, a music teacher or a local business owner interested in supporting local musos, come along to share your aspirations and ideas for a vibrant live music scene in Moreton Bay region.

This session will take place on Tuesday 2 November, 5.30 – 9pm at North Lakes Community Hall. 

You will need to register via the link in the event page: 


The SEQN Live and Local is delivered as part of the Regional Arts Services Network program in partnership with Gympie Regional Council, Noosa Council, Sunshine Coast Council, Moreton Bay Regional Council, Redland City Council, The Live Music Office and APRA AMCOS.

The Regional Arts Services Network is an initiative of the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland. In SEQN the RASN program is delivered by Creative Arts Alliance