About The CMAA

The Country Music Association of Australia (CMAA) represents all who participate in Australian Country Music industry. The CMAA has several objectives:

  • To foster the growth of the Country Music  in Australia to ensure a long – term, popular and viable industry.
  • To grow the demand for and popularity of Australian Country Music both domestically and internationally;
  • To encourage, develop and promote the interests of all professionals in the Australian country music industry;
  • To promote knowledge of, interest in and respect for the heritage of Australian Country Music and the people who create it and perform it
  • To encourage, develop and promote Australian Country Music to the world;
  • To manage and maintain the values and standards of the annual Country Music Awards of Australia (Golden Guitars)  
  • To foster new talent through The Academy and other initiatives
  • To develop partnerships and alliances to help achieve these objectives