2016-17 APRA AMCOS
Year in Review

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Vale Iain Shedden

Beloved musician and music writer passes away

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Composers from across the musical map nab Screen Music Awards nominations

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Tips of the Trade: Tom Larkin on creative process and career pressures

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Rockin' the Puburbs powers through to top 10 finalists

Winner named 8 November

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10 quick questions with Ambassador Alex Hope

Songwriter-producer Alex Hope is the newest APRA AMCOS Ambassador

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APRA AMCOS announces new Chief Executive Officer

Dean Ormston will step into the role from 1 July 2018.

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APRA AMCOS announces a bumper year for songwriters thanks to streaming and export

2016-17 financial year results are in

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Tips of the trade: Overseas Performance Reports

Just played Berlin, Boise or Bangkok? Get Paid.

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10 quick questions with Ambassador Dallas Frasca

Melbourne songwriter and Dallas Frasca frontwoman joins the APRA AMCOS Ambassador program. 

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Tackling Self-Doubt

5 coaching tips from Next Act Coaching's Viv Fantin

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2017 APRA and AMCOS Board Elections: Nominees announced

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2017 Screen Music Awards head to Melbourne 13 November

With host Denise Scott, and musical director Jessica Wells

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BIGSOUND Q and A with Kardajala Kirridarra

“You will feel like a goddess on stage”

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Tips of the Trade: Showcasing

Practice, Save & Plan. Repeat.

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Progress Report: SongMakers alums follow a productive path

JMC Scholarships to be awarded for 2018 - apply now!

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Aussie songwriters impress in the 2017 Unsigned Only music competition

21 musicians honoured in international competition

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Start submitting your Performance Reports

The Writer Portal is ready for those setlists.

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APRA AMCOS optimistic following Government’s copyright reform announcement

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Tips of the Trade: Grant Applications

Real talk about grant applications.

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Vale Geoff Mack

We remember beloved songwriter Geoff Mack, of I've Been Everywhere fame, who died last month, aged 94.

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Event Calendar

Oct

19

NSW- Nordoff- Robbins Golf Day 2017
Come play golf alongside music and sporting legends to raise money for music therapy

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Oct

19

SXSW Showcase 2018 Applications Close

Apply now for the opportunity to perform at the 2018 SXSW Music Festival, March 12-18, and gain unparalleled access to an audience of industry professionals, international media and new fans! 

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Oct

19

VIC - Darebin Music Feast

The Darebin Music Feast Songwriters’ Award is an annual songwriting competition that seeks to recognise, showcase and promote the talents of local songwriters. Around 100 entries are received each year with finalists performing before a panel of distinguished local musicians as part of the Darebin Music Feast. Past winners include Jordie Lane, Sal Kimber, Ben Mason, Brooke Russell and Charm of Finches.
Grand Final Concert will be held on Thursday 19 October, 7.30pm at Northcote Town Hall.

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Oct

19

QLD - Turn Up Conference
The conference program includes keynote presentations, conversational discussion panels with leading music industry achievers and showcase performances from local Sunshine Coast artists.

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Oct

20

ACMF Songwriting Competition Closes
Our annual National Songwriting Competition is designed to encourage creativity and self-­‐ expression through songwriting. Now in its 15th consecutive year, this program is sponsored by APRA AMCOS and AMPAL.

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Oct

24

Oct

25

NSW - Indie Tunes, Brews and Chews
Song-writing is a personal and emotional storytelling craft. In this unique workshop/music launch event for indie song-writers, you will hear fresh music and learn the key steps in taking your songs from idea to recording to publicity strategy and product.

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Oct

27

NSW - New Directions at the Con Seminar Series 3

Join host Jake Stone (Bluejuice) and a panel of stars in a new seminar series at the Con. We will explore the music of today, from pop to dance, experimental to digital, and the industry that supports great Australian music.

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Oct

30

Forbes Street Studio Grant
Want to record your next single at Australia’s newest high-tech recording studio, have the track featured in one of the most popular local playlists on Spotify, and receive A&R, legal and accounting consultations from the best in the music biz?

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Oct

30

NSW - Young Regional Artist Scholarship Applications close
The NSW Government is offering a total of 25 scholarship for young regional artists and cultural workers to undertake exciting and career-making professional development opportunities.

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NSW- Nordoff- Robbins Golf Day 2017

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SXSW Showcase 2018
Applications Close

Apply now for the opportunity to perform at the 2018 SXSW Music Festival, March 12-18, and gain unparalleled access to an audience of industry professionals, international media and new fans!

VIC - Darebin Music Feast
Final Concert

Grand Final Concert will be held on Thursday 19 October, 7.30pm at Northcote Town Hall

QLD - Turn Up Conference

Keynote presentations, conversational discussion panels with leading music industry achievers and showcase performances from local Sunshine Coast artists

Composers from across the musical map nab Screen Music Awards nominations

Read Article

Tips of the Trade: Tom Larkin on creative process and career pressures

Read Article

Rockin' the Puburbs powers through to top 10 finalists

Read Article

10 quick questions with Ambassador Alex Hope

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APRA AMCOS announces new Chief Executive Officer

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APRA AMCOS announces a bumper year for songwriters thanks to streaming and export

Read Article

Tips of the Trade: Overseas Performance Reports

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10 quick questions with new Ambassador Dallas Frasca

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Tackling Self-Doubt

Read Article

2017 APRA and AMCOS Board Elections: Nominees announced

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2017 Screen Music Awards head to Melbourne 13 November

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BIGSOUND Q & A with Kardajala Kirridarra

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Tips of the Trade: Showcasing

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Progress Report: SongMakers alums follow a productive path

Read Article

Aussie songwriters impress in the 2017 Unsigned Only music competition

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Start submitting your Performance Reports

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APRA AMCOS optimistic following Government’s copyright reform announcement

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Tips of the Trade: Grant Applications

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Starting Ground heads South by South East NSW!

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