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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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Australian National Online Festival of Bands

Australian National Online Festival of Bands   The Band Association on NSW and the National Band Council of Australia will host the Australian National Online Festival of Bands (ANOFOB) over the Easter Long Weekend, 2 to 5 April 2021.   ALL information about this event is available at the dedicated Australian National Online Festival of […]

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Statement

  A message to all NSW Bands, Following the Band Associations of NSW collaborative work with the COVID-19 Response Team at the NSW Health Ministers office, we are reassured that NSW Health and the NSW State Government have a full appreciation of the role that Community Bands play in our local communities, particularly in the […]

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2020 State Band Festival Online

NSW State Band Festival

2020 NSW State Band Festival Online   At the most recent Management Committee meeting, there was much discussion about the current state of play for bands across NSW. It was realised that with social distancing requirements and limits on the numbers of people allowed to gather together, the prospect of a band being in a […]

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