...there's just not enough suckass politically-correct petty bureaucracy in my life?
-- 2.2 DIDGERIDOO: --Professional didgeridoo players... there's a civil servant for that.
Didgeridoo players are frequently used in Welcome ceremonies to ‘call’ speakers, special guests and the audience to begin the ceremony. A didgeridoo player may also be used as a soloist in other parts of the ceremony.
Professional didgeridoo players, registered with an agent, charge a standard industry fee. Fees may be negotiable, according to individual performers needs and the type of performance required.
The National Musicians Enterprise Agreement, certified in July 2003, contains the following minimum rates for musicians.
Category 1 performer, for a minimum 3 hour performance:
3 x $104.00 per hour + $12.43 make up and costume allowance + $ 4.00 instrument allowance + $28.37 rehearsal rate.
Total cost is $356.80 per performance.