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Over the Cliff: JobKeeper cut to pull plug on Canberra' live music scene

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated July 1 2021 - 2:31pm, first published February 21 2021 - 5:00pm
Hands Like Houses band members Matthew Cooper, Alex Pearson and Joel Tyrrell with MusicACT's David Caffery. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Canberra's struggling live music sector will be decimated and may never recover when the federal government pulls the plug on the JobKeeper program next month, industry advocates and musicians fear.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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