Telstra’sannual music development program that searches for the next generation of Australian musical talent has returned for 2014.

Since 2003 Telstra has been helping emerging songwriters get their foot in the door of the music industry, and helped launch the careers of artists such as Jessica Mauboy, Neda and Melody Pool.

Last night the 2014 competition was officially launched in Sydney, where 2013 winnersChristopher Coleman andHelen Shanahan performed alongside Andy Bull and Ella Hooper at an event which was attended by a mix of VIPs, music industry guests and media.

This yeartwo aspiring musicians will win a$15,000 music development fundand a trip to the United States to perform at the Americana Music Festival as well as ongoing performance and education opportunities.

Sound good? Enter now ontheir website.

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