musical charity, support lawannounced that two of Australia’s favorite faces, Chris Hemsworth and Jessica Mauboy, have joined the stellar roster of ambassadors for its annual Ausmusic t-shirt day fundraiser and campaign via Mushroom Creative House, Friday, November 18.
The pair will join the 30 faces of Australian music, screen and stage who have already put their weight behind the day, including Darren Hayes, Casey Donovan, Kylie Minogue, The 046, Andrea Lam, Ball Park Music, Beccy Cole, Bodyjar, Cat Hope, Catherine Alcorn, Finch Charm, Claire Edwardes, Clint Stanaway, Cub Sport, Dave Gleeson, Devy, Ella Hooper, James Reyne, Jane Gazzo, John Coutis, John Williamson, Ladybeard, Kristal West, Mitch Tambo , Ocean Grove, Rob Mills, Siobhan Stagg, Tania Doko, Teeny Tiny Stevies and Urthboy.
Chris and Jess are new additions to the marketing campaign, which launched last week and was designed and produced by Mushroom Creative House, asking music lovers to raise their hands for Ausmusic and support the cause by wearing a t- Ausmusic shirt and donating to Support Act.
They will feature in the campaign’s community service announcements, airing on TV and social media channels starting next week.
Other famous faces making an appearance in the campaign include Alex Dyson, Dale Ryder, Fitzy, Mitch Tambo, Montaigne, Mo’Ju, Dougy Mandagi of The Temper Trap and social media stars Dom Littrich (The Inspired Unemployed), Swag on the Beat and Tom Cardy, with music from The Chats.
Clive Miller, CEO of Support Act, said: “Chris Hemsworth has always been a huge supporter of Australian music, wearing a Teskey Brothers t-shirt in this year’s campaign, so having someone of his rank alongside “an artist as incredible as Jess Mauboy, really takes our fundraising and awareness of music workers in need to the next level.
Jess Tarpey, COO of Mushroom Creative House: “The Mushroom Group has always had an incredibly close relationship with Support Act, which is why we were delighted to take on this project on a voluntary basis. After these last difficult years, it has never been more important to support the health and well-being of workers in the music industry. We loved bringing together such a wide range of talent for such a great cause.
Ausmusic T-Shirt Day is an annual day of fun and awareness to celebrate Australian music and raise urgent funds for music workers in crisis. It is supported by ARIA and celebrated through triple j, Double J and ABC as part of Ausmusic month.
Funds raised through the campaign go to help Support Act continue its crucial work supporting musicians, managers, crew and music workers through crisis relief, mental health and and the Support Act Wellbeing Helpline, a free 24/7 telephone advice service.
To learn more and participate in this year’s campaign, visit ausmusictshirtday.org.au.
For more information about Support Act and its services, visit supportact.org.au.