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An essential business tool at a special discount: Jaxsta Pro for APRA AMCOS members

Sign up for Jaxsta Pro and delve in to the credits.

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Get serious about songwriting with our new Guide for Music Managers and Self-Managed Musicians

View the PDF online or we'll post it to you!

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Final, final days of voting in the Peer-Voted APRA Song of the Year

Voting closes 12PM AEDT, Wednesday 22 January. You know what to do.

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Superstar songwriting collaborators Troye Sivan and Alex Hope join The 1,000,000,000 List

Their co-write 'Youth' is a stunner.

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Bushfire gig relief: guide to benefit concerts and how to get involved

Organising a an official benefit concert? Get your complimentary licence from OneMusic and tell us about it, legends.

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Fire disaster support

We are aware that many of our members, our customers, and their loved ones live in fire affected areas and may be going through a very challenging time. 

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Holiday Closures at APRA AMCOS

We will be closing shop over the holidays, from 24 December, re-opening 6 January.

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Tips of the trade: writing children's music

"a sense of the ridiculous...and respect for children's intelligence." Peter Combe, Sibylla Stephen and Emily Who share tips.

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Inaugural Global APRA Music Awards reveal categories and nominees

Coming to Los Angeles, Nashville and London in 2020.

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Unearthed High Indigenous Initiative winner Aodhan brings SongMakers to his school

15 year old Dharawal singer/songwriter Aodhan won this year’s Unearthed High’s Indigenous Initiative...

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Gender equity and diversity in opera summit

On 2 December 2019 the Gender Equity and Diversity in Opera Summit was convened by the Australia Council, Australian Music Centre and APRA AMCOS

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Jack Bratt Wins 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship

The Brisbane guitarist, songwriter and producer has been awarded the prestigious $25,000 Grant McLennan Fellowship for 2019

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Leah Flanagan appointed National Manager of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Music Office

The singer-songwriter and arts manager will lead the office from Darwin. Welcome, Leah!

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Music and cultural policy must have whole-of-government approach

“A whole-of-government approach to the music industry is the only way that we will fully reflect its cultural, economic and social capacity...

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Vale Stuart Fraser

We’re saddened by the news of Stuart Fraser’s passing this week. 

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Vale Andrew ‘Greedy’ Smith

We mourn the loss of Mental As Anything’s Andrew ‘Greedy’ Smith, who died unexpectedly this week.

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Arthur Baysting Has Passed Away

It is with great sadness that we learn Arthur Baysting has passed away today in Auckland.

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From mentors to managers to publicist fees: takeaways from EMC and ARIA Masterclass

Panels, masterclasses, and keynotes. We took notes.

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Adelaide's Dead Roo named 2019 Emily Burrows Award honouree

Congrats to the alt-country newcomers! (photo: Morgan Sette)

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Removal of lock out laws the start of a long road ahead for live music in Sydney

APRA AMCOS welcomes the NSW Government removal of the lockouts...

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Vale Martin Armiger

We are saddened to hear that much-loved APRA AMCOS member, Martin Armiger, passed away peacefully this week.

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The 2020 Grammy Awards roundup: Aussie and Kiwi nominees and contributors

RÜFÜS DU SOL nab two noms, plus we deep dive into the all the credits.

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Starley and P-Money join The 1,000,000,000 List for ‘Call On Me'

"...it reflects the millions of people that connected with a song that’s so personal to me," said Starley.

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2019 Screen Music Awards Winners Announced

We honoured the very best in Australian screen composition over the past 12 months.

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Meet the Locals from the hip-hop, country, heavy music and jazz scenes

Upcoming events in Darwin, Melbourne and Sydney

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Composers: apply for the 2020 Art Music Fund

The $100,000 fund is back for the fifth year, open to Australian and New Zealand composers.

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Peer-Voted APRA Song of the Year polls are open

What was the best song of the last 12 months? You decide! 

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APRA and AMCOS Board Election Results

APRA AMCOS held two annual general meetings in Sydney today.

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Scenes from Screen SongHubs: four days in the studio with Pru Montin

"This experience opened my eyes to more collaborative opportunities since screen composers usually work by ourselves."

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Songwriting contingent heads to Seoul for first-ever K-Pop SongHubs

APRA AMCOS Ambassador Tushar Apte will be joined by Nat Dunn, Demi Louise, Tim Tan and more.

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Event Calendar

Jan

26

QLD - Rocking Out The Fires
Free event all proceeds go to bushfire victims and animals

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Jan

26

LA - Stand Up for Australian Fires Benefit
w/ Joe Rogan, Jim Jefferies and Whitney Cummings

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Jan

26

QLD - Red Cross Bushfire Appeal at Vinnies
12 bands, 12 hours. 100% of the proceeds from this event will go towards Australian Red Cross.

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Jan

27

WA - Red Cross Disaster Relief: Bushfire Fundraiser Concert
Please come and join us in an afternoon of exciting music where all proceeds will go to the Red Cross disaster relief and recovery program that supports bushfire aid and recovery across Australia.

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Jan

29

LA - Middleditch and Swartz Bushfire Benefit show

Largo, featuring Middledich and Schwartz

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Jan

29

LA - Make it Rain
All-Star Australian line up plus VERY special guests for an Australian bushfires benefit event. 100% profits to charities.

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Jan

30

VIC - Brendan McMahon - In The Moment benefit concert
Brendan McMahon, Australian alternate country rock artist, will be playing the Ember Lounge to help raise funds for bushfire relief. All proceeds from tickets will go to the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal.

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Jan

31

ACT - SoundOut Workshop
International artists one day workshop. Improvisation and beyond.

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Jan

31

QLD - Burnout 2020 - Wildlife Rescue Bushfire fundraiser
All proceeds go to Wildlife Rescue Bushfire Relief (registered with the Australian Charities Commission CH2518). 

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Jan

31

TAS - Bushfire Relief Fundraiser
$10 on the door. All proceeds will be donated to the Tasmanian Fire Service

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Holiday Closures at APRA AMCOS

We will be closing shop over the holidays, from 24 December, re-opening 6 January.

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Tips of the trade: writing children's music

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Inaugural Global APRA Music Awards reveal categories and nominees

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Unearthed High Indigenous Initiative winner

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Gender equity and diversity in opera summit

Convened on 2 December 2019...

2019 APRA and AMCOS
Board Election Results

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2019 Screen Music Awards Nominees Announced

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2019 APRA AMCOS Board Elections voting now open

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Global APRA Music Awards debut in 2020

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Pioneering electronic producer Flume joins
APRA AMCOS’ The 1,000,000,000 List

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Night Time Inquiry Highlights
Night Time Inquiry Highlights The Hard Work Ahead For Sydney

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2019 Screen Music Awards
return to Melbourne

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Compose music and sound for the content creation explosion

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Composer Sophie Hutchings on boutique genres, global streaming and local talent

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2019 Professional Development Awards Finalists Announced

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Strategic Priorities for Live Music Office Announced

Live Music Industry Alliance welcomes inquiry recommendations

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Going to LA? Say g'day to new Member Relations Rep Bella Morris-Clarke

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Looking to the future at Indie-Con 2019

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2019 Art Music Awards winners announced

Winners have been announced across 11 national categories and eight state categories of the 2019 Art Music Awards

High Score 2019 expands to a two-day event

High Score 2019: Composition & Sound Art for Gaming expands to a two-day event. Featuring legendary composers Manami Matsumae and Takahiro Izutani as joint keynote speakers.

Information regarding misleading media report on OneMusic and APRA AMCOS

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The Necks to receive the
Distinguished Services to Australian Music honour

Credit goes to music creators
with APRA AMCOS and Jaxsta data partnership

Meet the mentees: Mentorships for Women in Music announces participants

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A letter to songwriters
who lack confidence

2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship
open

Miracle Love by Matt Corby and Dann Hume wins first place in 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition

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2019 Art Music Awards
Finalists Announced

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