Millie Millgate appointed inaugural Director of Music Australia
Millie Millgate says she is ready to lead change in her new role as Director of Music Australia
Millgate’s appointment this week follows 14 years as Executive Producer at Sounds Australia.
Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) and Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) have congratulated Millgate.
ARIA and PPCA CEO Annabelle Herd says “We are thrilled to welcome Millie as the inaugural Director of Music Australia.”
“Her storied career and rich experience promoting Australian artists on the global stage through Sounds Australia are exactly what is needed to lead Music Australia toward a focused plan that helps deliver more Australian music to more people.”
“The goal is simple: Establish infrastructure in Australia that helps connect our artists with more audiences. The real job here is building greater muscle behind the marketing and export of Australian music, addressing the correct commercial priorities to make this happen.”
Music Australia was set up support and promote Australian contemporary artists.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese launched the program in January this year.