Live Music Task Force: Inaugural meeting held in Newcastle

Members of the newly created Live Music Task Force met for the first time at the Wickham Park Hotel on Tuesday, to begin planning for the future of live music in Newcastle.

Attended by Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes, State Member for Newcastle Tim Crakanthorp, local musician Grant Walmsley, Wickham Park Hotel owners Marcus Wright and Andrew Kelly, Australian Hotels Association (AHA) Newcastle Hotels Representative Nikki Taylor, music industry members, and representatives from Newcastle City Council, the meeting marked the first step toward ensuring live music will continue to thrive in Newcastle.