The Federal Government has confirmed that the Australian Music Radio Airplay Project (Amrap) will be included in the 2013 budget and beyond to support community radio stations to promote new Australian music on air and online.
Amrap Manager, Chris Johnson has heralded the government’s four-year funding commitment as a victory for thousands of Australian musicians and community broadcasters.
“We are relieved and delighted that the government has delivered ongoing support for Amrap to benefit Australian musicians, broadcasters, and the 4.4 million Australians who tune to community radio every week”, Johnson said.
“Thousands of musicians can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that Amrap can continue to help community broadcasters get great Australian music to the airwaves, and promote artists through station websites and mobile devices”, said Johnson.
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