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Australian National Online Festival of Bands

ANOFOB The Band Association of NSW is delighted to announce that the Australian National Online Festival of Bands (ANOFOB) will be an Annual Event in the November of each year. The ANOFOB will be open to all bands across Australia and features sections for regional and country bands and a focus on Australian band music. […]

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Statement

  Update: 28 June 2021 In short, for bands in Regional NSW, so those OUTSIDE of the Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour areas, all indoor band activities: must comply with the 4 Square Meter rule (or 25 persons), wear a mask indoors (except for when playing),no singing is permitted as per […]

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NSW State Solo & Party Champs

2021 NSW State Solo & Party Champs   The 2021 NSW State Solo and Party Championships on the weekend of 26th to 27th June 2021 have been POSTPONED (as of 23 June 2021). The Venue was to be the McCaskill Music Centre at Barker College, Hornsby. All entry forms, test music selections and other contest […]

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NSW State Band Champs

2021 NSW State Band Championships   The BANSW plans to hold the 2021 NSW State Band Championships on the weekend of 28th to 29th August 2021. The Venue is the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre in Penrith. All entry forms, test music selections and other contest information is available at NSW State Band Championships page. […]

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Registered Charity

You can now donate to the BANSW as we are a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Non-for-Profit Commission. You can find out more about how and why to donate and our cultural fund projects on our Donate to BANSW page. Thanks, BANSW […]

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Join a NSW Community Band

Join a community band in your local area in towns and cities across NSW. Play music and be part of a team. Music for life, Never too Young, Never too Old. If you are interested in joining a brass band in NSW, head to Brass Bands in NSW. If you are interested in joining a […]

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125th Anniversary of the BANSW

On November 24, 2020, the Band Association of NSW will celebrate its 125th Anniversary, having been inaugurated in a meeting in Sydney on November 24, 1895, chaired by Mr W.G.Cook, secretary of the Redfern Borough Band. We were delighted to receive this letter from the NSW Minster of the Arts,The Hon. Don Harwin MLC, marking […]

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Arts Rescue and Restart Package

  Great News for all NSW Community Bands, The Band Associations of NSW have been advised that Create NSW has made a one-off grant of $5000 available to all NSW Community Bands under the $50 million Rescue and Restart Package announced by the NSW State Government a few months ago. For NSW Community Bands to […]

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