The Music Development Office (MDO) is an initiative of the South Australian State Government through the Department for Innovation and Skills, intended to facilitate and support the development of the South Australia’s music industry by supporting both creative and business development.

The MDO strategically links artistic exploration with industry development to support professional artists and businesses working in the South Australian music industry.

The MDO will provide assistance and support industry to facilitate new opportunities for the continued development of the South Australian music industry, as there is an economic and artistic cultural value that the music industry brings to our state.

Current funding programs of the Music Development Office include:

Project Support Grants Program

Robert Stigwood Fellowship Program

Live Music Events Fund