AUSTA News 2024

AUSTA 2025 National Conference Questionaire

March 1st, 2024 by AUSTA Admin

Dear AUSTA colleagues, We are excited that our upcoming AUSTA National Conference will be hosted in Sydney, NSW on 11-13th July 2025. To make this conference inspiring and enlightening we would love to get feedback from you and all AUSTA members through this short 10-minute survey HERE. We want to better understand your needs and your vision for the conference. Each submission will be placed in a lucky draw to win prizes. Do not miss out on the lucky draw and ensure your feedback reaches us on time by 19th March. We look forward to reading your feedback and seeing you at the conference next year. Goetz Richter (NSW…


Social Media Manager – Job Description

January 10th, 2024 by AUSTA Admin

NATIONAL SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER AUSTA is seeking a vibrant and suitably qualified Social Media Manager to coordinate our online presence as a leader in the Australian strings community. The successful candidate will be required to manage social media accounts such as Facebook and LinkedIn, providing regular engaging content on the National and State pages. They will regularly liaise with State presidents, the National Advertising Manager and the National Administrator to gather timely content and ensure that followers remain informed, with a view to encouraging members to attend online and in-person events, and for new members to join the association. You…


2023 AGM

November 1st, 2023 by AUSTA Admin

The Annual General Meeting of the Australian Strings Association Limited (AUSTA) will be held on Thursday November 23 at 8.00 pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time. Notice is hereby given that the 2023 Annual General Meeting will be held online via Zoom on Thursday November 23 at 8:00 pm ADT. Members who would like to participate should contact Emily (AUSTA National Administrator) by email admin@austa.asn.au for access to the relevant Zoom links. The audited financial statements will be made available to members on the website prior to the meeting. Members who would like to nominate a proxy can use the form…


SEA Music Academy Online Partnership

May 24th, 2023 by AUSTA Admin

AUSTA is pleased to announce a new partnership with Southeast Asia Music Academy Online (SEA Music Academy Online). The Academy provides a virtual platform for musicians, music teachers, and music students to upskill and expand their horizons, through a varied selection of music courses and classes delivered by award-winning educators. In collaboration with leading partners in the region, we strive to create an online music community in the region, connecting musicians and students of all genres. With lifelong learning as the Academy’s mission, our courses equip learners with valuable skills needed to thrive in an ever-evolving musical landscape — providing…


2023 Advertising Policy

December 5th, 2022 by AUSTA Admin

Advertising Policy (as of December 2022) Download the Advertising Policy HERE  Social Media and advertising are integral to the development and promotion of AUSTA. Advertising opportunities are available in the following categories: Stringendo – click for more information Email advertising (via Mailchimp) to our membership of over 900 string players, teachers and industry professionals Social Media (Facebook) Email advertising (via MailChimp) AUSTA Members email advertising: $55 per chapter, with a total cap of $220, plus GST. For events and services only (not products or retail services). job advertisements, summer schools, concerts, masterclasses etc. Schools will need to be a member…


EBM Insurance Partnership

January 12th, 2022 by Emily Dittman

EBM Insurance Partnership EBM Insurance & Risk is Australian owned and operated and has a dedicated team that supports musicians, dealers, teachers and students with cover for their instruments.   AUSTA members can access an exclusive insurance offer from EBM Insurance & Risk. This offer applies whether your instrument is at home or in transit and includes: no claim discount (if no claims made during past 3 years) free climatic conditions cover (if instrument is under $100,000) reduced broker fee from $90.00 to $50.00 p/y support in the event of a claim. Read more about how to access this offer here…