If you and your band are touring, you can use the following extra baggage allowances.
The Australian Music Industry Network (AMIN) and Virgin Australia is
offering the music industry a free baggage allowance of 32kg (across three pieces of checked baggage) for
individual artists – with an additional 32kg (one piece) able to be purchased in advance for just $15.
This baggage allowance is available on Virgin Australia-owned and operated domestic services only and must
be booked or pre-purchased at least 48 hours prior to departure.
Virgin information sheet here
Musicians who are registered members of a recognised music body, travelling in groups of 9 or
less, will be entitled to request in advance an additional baggage allowance of one piece per
musician with a weight allowance applicable to their class of travel and Frequent Flyer status.
Qantas information sheet here