Helen Marcou AM

Melbourne, Australia

Conference Speaker

Bakehouse Studios - Co Founder


Helen Marcou AM has spent decades at the coalface of music culture. Alongside her longterm partner Quincy McLean, she co-founded grassroots movement SLAM (Save Live Australia’s Music) and Melbourne’s Bakehouse Studios. Helen is a curator, speaker, mentor and agitator. In 2019, she was recognized with an ‘Order of Australia’ for her contribution to music and the arts. Helen was an inductee to the Victorian Women’s honour roll in 2017, a recipient of the Sidney Myer performing arts facilitators award, one of the ‘Power 50’ of Australia’s most influential people in the Music Industry 2018 and 2019.


Her Story: 30 Years On

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