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2016 Art Music Fund grants announced

Liza Lim, Sandy Evans and Cat Hope among recipients.

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Code of Conduct 2016 Review

Collecting Societies Annual Review.

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More live music for Western Sydney

Live Music Office to coordinate community-based micro music festivals.

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Music industry site blocking case on track

Music Rights Australia responds to incorrect reports.

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Get paid for playing live

We talk to Ben Salter about why you must submit your Performance Reports before 31 July.

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Write music used in advertisements?

Composer Rafael May helps you navigate our jingle reporting system.

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Dami Im comes second in Eurovision

Sound of Silence songwriters David Musumeci & Anthony Egizii (DNA Songs) win Composer Award.

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Massive growth in digital royalty earnings

APRA AMCOS delivers 178% increase in earnings from Spotify and 91% increase from YouTube.

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SOUNDS AUSTRALIA receives Australia Council funding

Ministry of the Arts commitment still required to maintain the international program at its current level.

 

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Members Shine in Jazz Bell Awards Noms

Including APRA AMCOS Ambassador Barney McAll who has four nominations.

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Astro Travellers win 2016 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

Brisbane 7-piece take home $10k grant.

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Andy Rantzen & David Sudmalis win Jackie Orszaczky Composition Comp

Prize presented at a sold-out lecture and concert in honour of the late artist.

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Sounds Australia fails to secure Catalyst funding

APRA AMCOS was extremely disappointed to learn that funding was not allocated to SOUNDS AUSTRALIA in the recent Catalyst funding round.

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2016 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition

$65k up for grabs in the world's largest charity song contest. Enter now.

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VIDEO: What is APRA AMCOS?

Not entirely sure what we do? Find out in this animated clip.

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Productivity Commission's draft report on IP

APRA AMCOS Chief Executive Brett Cottle responds.

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Tony Subam Fellowship winner announced

APRA AMCOS wishes to congratulate Sambra Aikit, winner of the Tony Subam Fellowship.

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New Zealand: 2016 APRA Silver Scroll Awards

Entries are now open to APRA writer members who are a resident or citizen of New Zealand, or who are principally domiciled in New Zealand.

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Vale David Page, 1961-2016

APRA AMCOS was truly saddened to hear of the sudden loss of composer David Page late last week. Our condolences and thoughts are with his family. 

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Members win big in International Songwriting Competition

Meg Mac, Birds of Tokyo, Flight Facilities and Hailey Calvert take top prizes.

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Event Calendar

Jun

01

France - International Wind Ensemble Composition
This Composition Competition aims to promote the repertoire of original music for wind orchestra and highlights the work of contemporary composers.

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Jun

02

NSW - Tax Time workshop
APRA AMCOS presents the unique opportunity to learn about tax, finances and good business practice from Generate, one of the country’s leading Accountancy firms specialising in the Music Industry.

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Jun

03

South Australian Country Music Festival
Held throughout the SA Riverland from 3rd June to the 13th June 2016.

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Jun

03

France - MIDEM
Midem is the leading B2B event that gathers key players from the international music ecosystem.

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Jun

04

NSW - Artist Talk with Wafia
Wafia, in conversation with Erin Flanagan (BadEzzy / FBI Radio) at the Sydney Opera House. 5pm - 6pm. Free with Registration. Presented by MusicNSW.

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Jun

06

NSW: iOTA In Conversation
From his artistic motivations and song crafting secrets to more recent development as a consummate visual artist, iOTA will discuss it all with journalist Paris Pompor. Plus there’s every chance he’ll sing us a song or two at this free, intimate event.

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Jun

06

NSW - Liveschool Masterclasses
MusicNSW and Liveschool are partnering to offer two very special Masterclasses with KUČKA and Elizabeth Rose for beginners and those who already know some basics.

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Jun

09

VIC - Melbourne International Singers Festival
Melbourne’s festival for singers and choirs presents more opportunities to work with some of the world’s finest conductors, composers, arrangers and musicians

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Jun

09

VIC - Hearing Health
Music Victoria and HEARsmart host workshop to help musicians, sound engineers and live music venues protect their ears.

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Jun

10

NSW - Australian Songwriters Conference
The ASC focuses on the craft and business of songwriting.

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2016 Art Music Fund grants announced

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Code of Conduct
for Collecting Societies

2016 Annual review

International Wind Ensemble Composition
Competition

Registration closes 1 June 2016

More live music for Western Sydney

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Music industry site blocking case on track

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Get paid for playing live

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Write music used in advertisements?

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Dami Im comes second in Eurovision

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Massive growth in digital royalty earnings

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SOUNDS AUSTRALIA receives Australia Council for the Arts funding

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Members Shine in Jazz Bell Awards Noms

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Astro Travellers win 2016 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

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Sounds Australia fails to secure Catalyst funding

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2016 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition

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