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It's time to get out there and Meet the Locals

Our popular event features masterclasses, panels and networking opportunities. RSVP now.

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9 digital housekeeping tips to start 2019 afresh

Get your digital house in order so you can focus on the music.

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Earning overseas? Let's talk about tax...

If you are earning royalties overseas it’s pretty important that you (and your accountant) understand how you are taxed

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A Letter to Songwriters from I Heart Songwriting Club

Francesca de Valence, founder of I Heart Songwriting Club, knows the struggles of songwriters...

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Pepper Tree Café awarded Good Music Citizen

This SA cafe rocks this coastal location!

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Ollie English receives 2018 Emily Burrows Award

The up-and-coming songwriter and performer receives the cherished SA annual honour.

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Ambassadors galore! Announcing 13 new female songwriter Ambassadors

VASSY, Justine Clarke, Jen Cloher, Ngaiire, Wafia and more join the ranks.

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Holiday Closures at APRA AMCOS

We will be closing shop over the holidays, from 12pm 21 December, re-opening 2 January.

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APRA and AMCOS announce changes to members' voting entitlements in Board elections and AGMs

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From vision to release date: TQX global collab pop project comes to life

APRA AMCOS Ambassador Barney McAll shares tips on how to make an album on your own terms. 

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10 things we learned at the ARIA Masterclass

ARIA welcomed the music industry into the state-of-the-art Telstra Customer Insight Centre during ARIA Week...

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Meet the 31 Aussies & Kiwis involved in a record 37 Grammy nominations this year

From Song of the Year and beyond, AU and NZ figure into a plethora of noms.

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The $25,000 Grant McLennan Fellowship awarded to Danny Harley (Kite String Tangle)

Congrats to Danny!

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2019 Prelude residencies for six multi-genre Australian composers

Prelude is a national network of long-term residencies for Australian composers, housed in historic buildings and providing time and space for the creation of new work.

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National contemporary music policy a game changer

APRA AMCOS has welcomed the announcement today of a comprehensive music policy from Federal Labor that will see significant investment in music education, export, live music and mental health.

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The Carol Lloyd Award returns in 2019

The prize includes a $15,000 grant to either record a full-length album or record and tour an EP.

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APRA and AMCOS Board Election Results

APRA AMCOS held two annual general meetings in Sydney today, and has returned the incumbent directors to both boards.

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Things We Learned at EMC and ADE

We took in a few of the panels and keynotes presented and these are the main takeaways.

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Get to know your local aggregator

DITTO, DRM NZ, and GYROstream tell us a bit more about their services.

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2018 Screen Music Winners announced

Notable wins go to new wave of composers.

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SongHubs 2018: who, what, when, where and how to make a hit

Opening doors to global songwriting opportunities.

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Members only: the polls are open for the APRA Song of the Year

What song took hold of you this year? Vote in music's biggest peer-voted award.

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APRA AMCOS welcomes report on the music and arts economy in NSW

The report included 60 recommendations. 

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Art Music Fund launches a fourth year of funding for composers

Apply now for a share of the $100,000 fund for brave new works.

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Digital royalties to creators top €1 billion as global collections rise 6.2% to €9.6 billion

Global royalties’ collections for creators rose to a record high.

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Filmmaker Robert Connolly to receive Distinguished Services to the Australian Screen Award

The score always plays a vital role in his productions.

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From guidance to gig: WA female mentoring program wraps with series of launch shows

What a difference six months can make.

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What we learned at Music Publishing 101, hosted by Women in Music Sydney

A packed room delved into publishing. We took notes.

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Vale Richard Gill AO

Conductor, composer, educator, and believer in the power of music.

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Donate your Gift of Music instrument at APRA AMCOS' head office

We're a drop-off point for the Gift of Music, a program that furnishes much-needed instruments to rural schools.

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Event Calendar

Jan

21

SA - COMA Sound Alliance applications close

COMA: Sound Alliance connects emerging musicians with mentors working professionally in complementary but contrasting musical fields.

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Jan

25

NSW - Tamworth Songwriter Speaks
APRA AMCOS invite you to join us for a special Songwriter Speaks during the Tamworth Country Music Festival.

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Feb

01

Closing Date: Marketing Grant
The Innovation in Marketing Fund provides one-off support for discrete marketing projects that explore different ways of engaging audiences, building brand awareness and increasing income for existing programs, products or activities within the creative industries.

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Feb

05

Closing Date: International Touring Grants
Teaming up with the Australia Council The Cat Empire  will support a potentially career-changing grant to allow an Australian musician or group performing original contemporary music to tour internationally. 

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Feb

07

Closing Date: VicArts Grant
Grant: The VicArts Grants program invests in the creative endeavours and professional practice of Victoria's artists and smaller arts companies.  It provides one-off support for discrete projects and programs that will develop and bring dynamism to Victoria's arts sector.
The program is open to new ideas, new modes of practice and new approaches to delivery of the arts that will build on Victoria's position as a cultural leader.

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Feb

08

NSW - Australian Blues Music Festival 2019
The Australian Blues Music Festival is supported by Goulburn Mulwaree Council, APRA AMCOS, Tattersalls Hotel, Astor Hotel, Goulburn District Workers Club, Goulburn Railway Bowling Club, Hibernian Hotel, Southern Railway Hotel, The Goulburn Club and Laing Entertainment. 

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Feb

09

QLD - Meet the Locals

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Feb

09

NSW - Meet the Locals

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Feb

14

Closing Date: Touring Victoria Grant
Grant: Touring Victoria provides support for Victorian arts and cultural organisations or professional creative practitioners  touring a professional production, performance, exhibition or program regional and outer-metropolitan Victoria.
There is no upper limit to the level of grant.
Applicants intending to apply for more than $25,000 need to discuss their tours with program staff prior to the closing dates.

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Feb

14

WA - Boyup Brook Country Music Festival

Buy your tickets for the 2019 Boyup Brook Country Music Festival today, don't wait till the last moment or you might miss out. Buy online or give the girls a call on (08) 97 651 657.

We cannot wait to hear from you all! 

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It's time to get out there and Meet the Locals

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9 digital housekeeping tips to start 2019 afresh

Read Article

Earning overseas? Let's talk about tax...

It's important that you (and your accountant) understand how you are taxed

A Letter to Songwriters

from I Heart Songwriting Club

Ollie English receives 2018 Emily Burrows Award

Read Article

Ambassadors galore! Announcing 13 new female songwriter Ambassadors

Read Article

Holiday Closures at APRA AMCOS

We will be closing shop over the holidays, from 12pm 21 December, re-opening 2 January.

Find Out More

APRA and AMCOS announce changes to members' voting entitlements in Board elections and AGMs

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10 things we learned at the ARIA Masterclass

ARIA Week 2018

Take a closer look at the Aussie and Kiwis picking up 2019 Grammy noms

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The $25,000 Grant McLennan Fellowship awarded to Danny Harley (Kite String Tangle)

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2019 Prelude residencies

for six multi-genre Australian composers

National contemporary
music policy

Read Article

The Carol Lloyd Award
returns in 2019

Read Article

2018 APRA and AMCOS
Board Election Results

Read Article

Things We Learned at EMC and ADE

Read Article

Get to know your local aggregator

Read Article

2018 Screen Music Nominations announced

Read Article

SongHubs 2018: who, what, when, where and how to make a hit

Read Article

Members only: the polls are open for the APRA Song of the Year

Read Article

APRA AMCOS welcomes report on the music and arts economy in NSW

Read Article

Art Music Fund launches a fourth year of funding for composers

Read Article

Digital royalties to creators top €1 billion

Read Article

Filmmaker Robert Connolly to receive Distinguished Services to the Australian Screen Award

Read Article

From guidance to gig: WA female mentoring program wraps with series of launch shows

Read Article

What we learned at Music Publishing 101, hosted by Women in Music Sydney

Read Article

Vale Richard Gill AO

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Donate your Gift of Music instrument at APRA AMCOS' head office

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2018 APRA AMCOS Board Elections voting now open

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Proposed Changes to Members Voting Entitlements

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2018 Screen Music Nominations announced

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Digital revenue eclipses broadcast in APRA AMCOS’ record-setting financial year results

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10 things we learned at the Australian Women in Music Awards and forums

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