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Unpacking band agreements + song splits

Arts Law lends a hand with legals ahead of our Meet the Locals: Back to Business events.

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Growing the Art Music Fund

We've partnered with the Australian Cultural Fund to provide more opportunities for composers to create new works.

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Content industry unites to reject Productivity Commission report

We're calling on the Australian Government and parliament to rule out proposed copyright changes.

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Hilltop Hoods Initiative 2017 Opens

One lucky Australian hip hop or soul artist will be awarded a $10k grant.

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Mau Power's top Torres Strait Islander artists

Our newest Ambassador tells us who to keep an eye on. 

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Origin & APRA AMCOS Pan Asian Agreement

Read about the new Pan-Asian digital and online rights licensing and administration agreement. 

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Vale Carol Lloyd

The pioneering and inspirational rock legend has passed away.

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Vale Ritchie Yorke

APRA AMCOS was saddened to learn of the passing of the legendary Brisbane music writer and historian.

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Brendan Gallagher elected Vice Chair of the Asia-Pacific Music Alliance

The newly created alliance brings together songwriters from across the Asia-Pacific region.

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2017 Art Music Awards Nominations Open

Submissions now open for works, events, performances and activities delivered in 2016.

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An intro to music synchronisation

What it is, how it works and why it propelled Empire of the Sun to the top of the charts with an eight-year-old song.

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Josh Pyke Partnership is Back!

$7500 grant on offer to an unsigned artist. Applications open now.

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Members recognised in 2017 Australia Day Honours

Jimmy Barnes, Paul Kelly, Nick Cave & Larry Sitsky among those honoured.

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Australasian songwriters dominate the triple j Hottest 100

115 APRA AMCOS members wrote or co-wrote songs that made the cut.

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A.B. Original and Flume lead 2017 APRA Song of the Year Top 20

Newcomers Amy SharkTash Sultana and Julia Jacklin also make the list.

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10 quick questions with new Ambassador David Le'aupepe

The Gang of Youths frontman on making music.

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Productivity Commission has lost its way on IP policy

The report released today is a blunt attack on Australia’s creative industries.

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2017 Production Music Rate Card out now

APRA AMCOS has released the Production Music Rate Card for 2017. Rates will be effective from 1 January 2017.

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From the Top End to the top of the charts

VASSY tells us how she beat Major Lazer, The Weeknd and Calvin Harris to the #1 spot on US Dance Radio.

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APRA AMCOS ramps up its presence in the USA

Our Director of Member Relations, Milly Petriella, is relocating to LA and setting up Australians in Music. 

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Event Calendar

Feb

22

VIC- Meet the locals: Back to business
We’ve brought together some of the state’s top music industry pros to share their knowledge and help you get ahead of the game in 2017

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Feb

23

NT: Meet the locals: Back to business
Ready to get your affairs in order this year? We’ve brought together some of the state’s top music industry pros to share their knowledge and help you get ahead of the game in 2017

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Feb

24

Helpmann Fellowship
Two Helpmann Fellowships, valued up to $20,000 each, are available to final year students and recent graduates to undertake a substantial professional development program.

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Feb

25

SA- Garden of Unearthly Delights
Part of Adelaide Fringe Festival- the Garden provides free gig by Indigenous musicians every Saturday and Sunday throughout the festival.

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Feb

27

Nashville- Member Connect
Find out how APRA AMCOS can support your international endeavours at this special networking event for Nashville-based members

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Feb

28

VIC- Creative Mind Presentation & Workshop
2hrs with Author, Musician, and Composer, Jeff Crabtree. Includes a discussion of his book, The Nine Dimensions of a Creative Mind.

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Feb

28

SA: Meet the locals: Back to business
Ready to get your affairs in order this year? We’ve brought together some of the state’s top music industry pros to share their knowledge and help you get ahead of the game in 2017

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Mar

01

Jazz Scholarship Applications Close
The James Morrison Jazz Scholarship is open to solo instrumentalists to further the jazz career of the successful entrant. The winner will receive $10,000 to assist in the development of their career.

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Mar

03

WA - Fairbridge Festival Quest Youth Songwriting Competition Applications Close

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Mar

03

WA- Regional WA Songwriting Event
Come along to an event near you and meet your local Writer Services representatives

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VIC: Meet the locals: Back to business

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Unpacking band agreements + song splits

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Growing the Art Music Fund

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Content industry unites to reject Productivity Commission report

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Hilltop Hoods Initiative 2017 Opens

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Mau Power's top Torres Strait Islander artists

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Vale Carol Lloyd

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Vale Ritchie Yorke

APRA AMCOS was saddened to learn of the passing of the Brisbane music writer and historian.

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Brendan Gallagher elected Vice Chair of the Asia-Pacific Music Alliance

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2017 Art Music Awards Nominations Open

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An intro to music synchronisation

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Josh Pyke Partnership is Back!

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Members recognised in 2017 Australia Day Honours

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Australasian songwriters dominate the triple j Hottest 100

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A.B. Original and Flume lead 2017 APRA Song of the Year Top 20

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10 quick questions with new Ambassador David Le'aupepe

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Productivity Commission has lost its way on IP policy

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Production Music Rate Card
out now

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From the Top End to the top of the charts

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APRA AMCOS ramps up its presence in the USA

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Amba Shepherd becomes Ambassador

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Code of Conduct for Collecting Societies – Call for Submissions

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Vote now for Song of the Year!

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50 Songs in 5 Days and SongHubs come together

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Taasha Coates is our newest Ambassador

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New members elected to the APRA and AMCOS boards

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Performance Reports system back online

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SOUNDS AUSTRALIA Receives Federal Government Funding

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Constitutional recognition on the agenda

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2016 Screen Music Award Winners Announced

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Cracking the Publishing Puzzle Part 2: How to Get Discovered

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Music export goes under the microscope

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