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This FACT indicates the number of live music hotel and bar venues in each Australian state, according to the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA), as of September 2011. Live music and bar venues provide entertainment to audiences, but also a stage for the creative growth and development of a community, encouraging cultural and entertainment markets.
The state with the highest number of live music hotel and bar venues is Queensland, at 495 venues, closely followed by New South Wales at 491 venues. The state with the least is the Australian Capital Territory at 12 venues.