Meredith Music Festival has announced that its 30th instalment, due to run from December 11 to 13 this year, will no longer go ahead due to coronavirus concerns.

The festival shared the news on Twitter and in a newsletter to its subscribers.

“I’m writing to let you know that the Meredith Music Festival will not take place this year,” the festival’s caretaker, Aunty Meredith, said in the statement.

“Like much of the planet, life in postcode 3333 must contend with a pandemic and adjust to a different beat for the time being.”

Read the full statement here.