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Limelight and MSO.LIVE

Read Australia’s best coverage of music, arts and culture in Limelight.

The words of our expert writers can be enjoyed in our 11 annual magazines and weekly online stories.

With a print subscription you will never miss an issue, save up to 36% on the cover price, and get free access to a growing digital archive of lively and intelligent Australian arts journalism. Support us with a digital subscription and access all of our content online and save 50% for a limited time.

Subscribe to Limelight by 24 October for the chance to win an annual subscription to MSO.LIVE – the online home and video-on-demand service of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

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One Year Subscription

Receive 11 magazines and 12 months FREE digital access to our website


Save $43.89 – 33% off our cover price

Two Year Subscription

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Digital Subscriptions

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1 year digital access

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Support Limelight with a full-price digital subscription.

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1 month digital access

$3.00 per month

Save 50% with our limited monthly digital subscription offer.

All of the above subscription offers include:

  • Digital access to the latest magazine and available back issues
  • Access to all paywalled content on the Limelight website
  • The ability to engage with our community by commenting on our articles
  • Free weekly updates from the Limelight team via email

Education Offer

Students and teachers can now subscribe to Limelight at a special discounted rate of just $30 per year for a digital subscription. 

Dual Subscription

Take out a dual print and digital subscription to Australia’s two leading arts magazines, Limelight and Australian Book Review, and save up to 41% on the titles’ combined cover price. 

Digital-only option now available with a 25% discount.

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Phone: (02) 8227 6486 – phone line active between 9am-5pm AEDT, Monday to Friday