Bandmates Victoria

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Bandmates is a program that matches volunteers with people over 18 with disability or mental health issues, to go out to live music. Often people with disability and/or mental health issues are unable to attend live music unless they are with parents or support workers. This project creates solid foundations that facilitate social access, build community connections and enhance wellbeing through accessing popular and independent arts and culture.

Bandmates News

Due to the overwhelming success of the pilot phase of Bandmates, we have reached our quota of Volunteers and Bandmates. Please get in touch if you would like to be added to our mailing list.   

Want to be a Bandmate?

  • Are you a young person over 18 with disability or mental health issue that wants to see live music?
  • Want to meet a person who has the same musical tastes as you?
  • Download and fill in a Bandmate Registration Form(PDF, 295KB) or fill in an online registration.
  • Bandmates will meet with you, talk with you and match you with the Volunteer of your choice.

Want to be a Volunteer?

 Contact

Bandmates Victoria Officer, Maribyrnong City Council, via bandmatesvic@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au