Video transcript: Australian Music Vault opened @Arts Centre Melbourne

[Title:  Open up Australian Music]

Claire Spencer - CEO - Arts Centre Melbourne

Well welcome to the Australian Music Vault which opens today at Arts Centre Melbourne.

[Vision:  Posters]

And it’s a journey through Australian contemporary music.

Michael Gudinski - Australian Music Vault Patron

It had to be, it deserved to be, and it should be Melbourne.

[Vision:  Molly shaking hands with people - Molly’s hat]

The biggest thing for myself and Molly was for to be free to get in.

[Vision:  Sunbury visions from the past]

So you can come along and have some memories about your amazing music experiences that you’ve had while you were growing up.

Or you can learn all about Australian music.

[Vision:  Australian Gold Award - Our way our truth our life - Rock n Roll]

It’s got new technology.

[Vision:  Costumes from the past - posters]

It’s got the old school physical bits and pieces.

[Vision:  Guitar]

And I think it’s going to be an inspiration.

[Vision:  Clothes - video - posters]

It’s very interactive, there’s lots of digital and some really beautiful pieces from the Australian Performing Arts Collection.

Archie Roach - Australian Music Vault Patron

[Vision:  Archie Roach performing song]

“And we hear the children cry, and we don’t know what they do.  Hold on to each other and love will see us through.”

Martin Foley - Minister for Creative Industries

The Australian Music Vault will celebrate the stars and the songs and the sounds that have shaped the past, the present and importantly the future of Australian music.

[Vision:  Dress - suit - Martin Foley speaking]

It is rightfully hosted here in Melbourne, Australia’s music capital, and in the heart of Melbourne at such a hugely accessible place.

[Vision:  Archie Roach speaking and playing guitar]

Australian music, nothing better.

[VICTORIA State Government]

[Speaker:  Authorised by Victorian Government, 1 Treasury Place, Melbourne]

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