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Vale Kevin Stanton (Mi-Sex)

Kevin Stanton, founding songwriter and guitarist of New Zealand band Mi-Sex, dies

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Aussies smash prestigious International Songwriting Competition

Australian songwriters win 10 First, Second and Third places out of 70 

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Members shine at 2017 Jazz Bell Awards

A huge congratulations to everyone honoured.

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Aon announces new industry leading cover for musicians

The Musicians Support Policy provides affordable cover options that offer protection 24/7 - worldwide.

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Sinks wins 2017 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

The Melbourne MC and producer receives a $10,000 grant from Hilltop Hoods and APRA AMCOS.

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10 quick questions with new Ambassador Montaigne

Sydney based singer-songwriter Montaigne is the newest addition to the APRA AMCOS Ambassador program.

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Performance under pressure

Ahead of our national Music and the Mind events on mental health, we get advice from Dr Margaret Osborne on managing performance anxiety.

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We're hitting St Kilda Film Festival

Check out the panels we're presenting on screen composition.

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Join the debate on Constitutional Recognition at Vivid Ideas

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders discuss what's changed since the 1967 referendum, and what lies ahead.

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Illusion Nightclub ordered to settle licence fees

The former owner of a Carlton nightclub to pay licence fees, $75,000 in damages plus court costs.

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2017 Art Music Fund recipients announced

More than $110,000 in funding has been awarded to nine composers, and more than half are women.

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How copyright fuels innovation

On World IP Day, local businesses VamprNightlife, Feed Music and Everywhere Roadie talk music and tech.

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Client Liaison become Ambassadors

The diplomatic duo take time out of the limo business to talk songwriting.

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Aussies lead International Songwriting Comp finals

Big Scary's Tom Iansek and Jo Syme among the Australian finalists.

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Dramatic Context Licence Changes

Important changes to the licensing of music in a dramatic context from 1 July 2017

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Smugglers of Light Foundation Music and Media Award

Application deadline extended to 27 April.

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World of Warcraft composer Neal Acree headlines our new event

High Score: Composition and Sound Art for Gaming is dedicated to the art of creating music for games.

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Jackie Orszaczky Music Lecture and Composition Competition 2017

Write a song or instrumental that is inspired by the late Jackie Orszaczky.

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VIDEO: 2017 APRA Music Awards Performances

Watch all the performances from the 2017 APRA Music Awards!

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2017 APRA Music Award Winners Announced

Flume named Songwriter of the Year, D.D Dumbo wins Song of the Year & Troye Sivan takes home Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year.

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Event Calendar

May

24

NSW - Music and the Mind: a panel on mental health
To open up discussion about mental health, we’re bringing together a few people for a frank chat about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.

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May

26

Fanfare Competition Closes
Imagine hearing your music played by the Australian Youth Orchestra and broadcast at venues around Australia! The competition is open to young people aged 12-21 years.

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May

26

NSW - SongMakers at Vivid 2017
How to Rule the Music World - Want to be the next Flume? Think you can match it with Sia? Keen to top the charts like Tame Impala? Teachers and students are invited to take a look behind the scenes of the music industry and find out what it takes to become a hit-making songwriter, performer or producer.  

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May

26

SINGAPORE: Band applications for Music Matters close
Seize the opportunity to perform live in Singapore in front of key music and entertainment industry influencers from Asia and beyond!

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May

27

NSW - Busk for a Cure
Busk for a Cure 2017 is almost here! This year it's taking place at 5 different locations across Newtown. 

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May

29

NSW - In Conversation - Jasper Jones
Acclaimed filmmaker Rachel Perkins and award-winning composer Antony Partos come together to discuss their work on feature film Jasper Jones at this special event. 

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May

29

VIC - City of Melbourne Arts Grants closing
Are you an illustrator, podcaster, musician, sculptor, writer, performance artist or other creative type? Apply now for a City of Melbourne arts grant and you could receive a grant of up to $20,000 per applicant to pursue your passion.

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May

29

NSW - Thrive: Forum & Live music
TAFE MUSIC presents 'What it takes to thrive in the music industry in 2017 & beyond' Biz Panel & Live Music. KEY speakers from APRA AMCOS, Live Music Office, key industry players + more.

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May

29

NT - Music and the Mind: a panel on mental health
To open up discussion about mental health, we’re bringing together a few people for a frank chat about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.

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May

30

NSW - The Road to Constitutional Recognition

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NSW - Music and the Mind:
a panel on mental health

We’re bringing together a few people for a frank chat about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.

Vale Kevin Stanton (Mi-Sex)

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Aussies smash prestigious International Songwriting Competition

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Members shine at 2017 Jazz Bell Awards

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Aon announces new industry leading cover for musicians

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Sinks wins 2017 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

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10 quick questions with new Ambassador Montaigne

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Performance under pressure

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We're hitting St Kilda Film Festival

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Join the debate on Constitutional Recognition at Vivid Ideas

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Illusion Nightclub & Bar ordered to pay APRA AMCOS $100,000

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2017 Art Music Fund recipients announced

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Music and tech: how copyright fuels innovation

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Client Liaison become Ambassadors

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Aussies lead International Songwriting Comp finals

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Smugglers of Light Foundation Music and Media Award

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World of Warcraft composer Neal Acree headlines our new event

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Jackie Orszaczky Composition Competition 2017

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VIDEO: 2017 APRA Music Awards Performances

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2017 APRA Music Award Winners Announced

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Members Rock the House for PFOAM

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Starting Ground returns to Byron Bay

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The Gov named inaugural Licensee of the Year

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2017 APRA Music Award Nominees Announced

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Applications open for Professional Development Awards

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Emily Burrows Award recipients hit WOMADelaide

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New songwriting festival in the works

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The Lighthouse Award returns

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