2018 yearbook posted

The 2018 Yearbook which contains the updated contest regulations and approved march list has been posted to the NBCA web site.  The document can be found in the Downloads area.

This document will be the prevailing guide for the 2018 National Contest to be held at Melbourne at Easter 2018.


2017 Annual conference minutes posted

The NBCA AGM and annual conference which was held in Melbourne in June proved to be a busy time for the Councillors and the NBCA Executive.

The conference received a detailed report from the hosting committee of the Launceston 2017 Championships and the Council extended warm congratulations on the successful staging of an excellent event.

A detailed report was presented on the preparations for the 2018 Championships to be held in Melbourne. This promises to be an event with considerable attractions for the banding community. The planning by the organizing committee indicates bands experience superb venues for their performances and excellent prospective adjudicators.

As usual matters raised at the conference from all the State bodies were debated at length.  It was again a busy couple of days for the Councillors and officials as they illustrated their passion and dedication to Australia's band movement.

Minutes for the conference can be found here



2017 Yamaha Australian Championships Results posted

The complete results for the 2017 Yamaha Australian National Band Championships have now been posted in the Archive area for reference.

The 2017 National event proved to be everything that was expected and more with the excellent venues in Launceston. The Parade of Bands through the main shopping area drew a good crowd and motivated many spectators to then attend the inside events over the remainder of the weekend.

Many band people will have great memories of the Launceston contest with comments reflecting the appreciation for the hard work undertaken by the organizing committee, who produced the event, and the scores of volunteers who worked in various roles to make it all happen. The consistency of this annual event is always maintained by the hard work and dedication of the scores of people who volunteer their time to make it happen. Well done to these wonderful people.



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