HIGH SCORE
2018

Composition and Sound Art for Gaming

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Who wowed in Rockin' The Puburbs? Finalists announced.

Find out who is one step closer to the $15,000 tour prize package

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10 things you need to know about High Score

Music for games is a pretty big deal, we have a full day dedicated to the craft and business of it.

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Finalists announced for Australian Women in Music Awards

Fourteen AWMAs are up for grabs, from a public nomination process that attracted hundreds of individual nominations...

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European vote a win for music creators worldwide

APRA AMCOS applauds the European Parliament’s historic vote overnight for a new Copyright Directive as a major win for music creators and innovation in the cultural industries.

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100,000 members strong!

Canberra SongMakers alum and electronic producer Natsuko Yonezawa becomes our 100,000th member

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Jenny Morris joins NZ Music Hall of Fame

We're delighted to announce that Jenny Morris will be inducted into the NZ Music Hall of Fame at the 2018 APRA Silver Scroll Awards

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Apply for the Double SongHubs Experience LA & Nashville

We're celebrating five years by sending one member to two SongHubs all-expenses paid

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Regional Musicians Say Thanks to WA Hotels

Each year our 100,000 members who are represented by a Board (members just like them) generously set aside some of their collective royalties to fund Australian community organisations invested in the future of music.

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Sound respect is the next trend

It’s never too early to teach them 'sound respect' – the importance of respecting other people’s music.

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Your creative ideas are scared of the dark too!

Megan Christensen (Pink Matter), shares her tips for students, parents and teachers on how best to move from the class room to the studio. 

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Time and space: careers in music require a special skill set

Want a music career? You have to get good at time management so you can make the space to write, play, practice and live your life, says music education expert Tina Broad. 

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Aussie and NZ songwriters standout in 2018 Unsigned Only competition

Sahara Beck, Kaylee Bell and Mayah win big in international comp

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Tips of the Trade: Digital Pathways to Export

Strategies from Sounds Australia's Dom Alessio on getting your music out there.

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2018 Art Music Awards Winners Announced

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Meet Jane Arnison, APRA AMCOS Ambassador in Berlin

On being a producer and embracing the Berlin scene

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Networking for introverts, advice from Coach Viv

Meeting people is not easy for introverts, but Viv Fantin's tips can help.

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Parliamentary Inquiry into the Australian music industry announced

 

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Australian and NZ Facebook users now covered by music licensing deal with APRA AMCOS

 

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2018 Art Music Awards

Robyn Holmes announced as the recipient of the Distinguished Services to Australian Music honour at 2018 Art Music Awards.

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10 things that resonated at Indie-Con

Observations from keynotes, panels and talks.

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LA and London creative spaces now open for bookings

We are delighted to announce we now have access to creative spaces in Los Angeles and London, in addition to our already operating (and steadily busy) Nashville facilities.

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Exclusive rate for All That Matters 2018

Asia's leading entertainment industry conference, All That Matters, is back for 2018, and we've got an exclusive rate for APRA AMCOS members.

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Ambassador Holly Rankin aka Jack River answers 10 quick questions

Writer, producer, performer, entrepreneur, ambassador.

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10 quick questions with Ambassador Emily Wurramara

A true original shares songwriting insights.

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Female mentoring program gets down to work with WA members

Meet the four participants working on their first major project.

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Nominations for 2018 APRA & AMCOS Board Elections Now Open

Nominations close Friday 21 September 2018. 

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2018 Rockin’ The Puburbs Entries Open

Pubs across NSW are on the look-out for the next big thing in live music with nominations for this year’s Rockin’ the Puburbs competition now open.
Entries close 22 August.

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Happy 90th birthday to composer extraordinaire George Dreyfus

A refreshingly honest chat with the legendary composer and CEO Dean Ormston.

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2018 Grant McLennan Fellowship 2018

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Grant McLennan Fellowship, jointly funded by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and APRA AMCOS.

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2018 Art Music Awards Finalists Announced

Celebrating achievements in Australian contemporary classical, jazz and experimental music.

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Event Calendar

Sep

21

WA - Pilbara Creative and Cultural Forum
Expert speakers and creative practitioners are brought together in the heart of one of the country’s richest cultural resources: the Pilbara, to take on the big questions.

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Sep

22

FRANCE -Creative Writing Workshop 2018
Creative Writing Workshops presented by Maureen O’Shaughnessy; novelist, poet, teacher are being held over two weekends in Arnac-Pompadour, France.

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Sep

26

VIC - Darebin Music Feast Songwriters' Award - Entries Close
The Darebin Music Feast Songwriters’ Award is an annual songwriting competition that seeks to recognise, showcase and promote the talents of local songwriters. Songwriters’ who live, work or study in the City of Darebin are welcome to enter. 

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Sep

26

NSW - EMC Academy
EMC Academy Discounted Ticket Offer: EMC ACADEMY presale registrations close 26 September. Registrants have access to discounted ACADEMY Passes.

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Sep

29

NSW - Studios 301 Masterclass with Paul Brandoli
Sit in a intimate, invaluable session with songwriter, vocal producer and producer Paul Brandoli as he takes you through his songwriting/ toplining process.

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Oct

01

4 Ballroom Dance National Music Contest
Prizes include cash, instruments, music equipment and a range of discretionary prize rollouts. Open to all Australians, individuals and organisations.

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Oct

01

Toyota Star Maker 2019
Star Maker is an annual search for an individual star aged over 18 years that has the greatest potential to take advantage of the opportunities offered in the prize package.
Applications close 1 October 2018.
 

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Oct

01

SA - Songwriter Speaks at Semaphore Music Festival
As part of a special Songwriter Speaks forum, songwriters Mary WebbNaomi KeyteNick Kipridis (Velvet Moth), and Angie and Stephen Portolesi (Kings & Associates) will showcase their songs and have the opportunity to share their process and discuss what it takes to create songs that connect and endure.

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Oct

01

AAM Co-Pilot Mentorship
The AAM Co-Pilot Mentorship Program is now in its 6th year, and matches emerging Australian managers with established and successful managers for a 6-12 month mentorship.

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Oct

02

Australia Council Awards and National Indigenous Arts Awards
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Australia Council Awards and the 2019 National Indigenous Arts Awards.

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WA - Pilbara Creative & Cultural Forum

21-22 September, Newman WA

Who wowed in Rockin' The Puburbs? Finalists announced.

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10 things you need to know about High Score

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Finalists announced for Australian Women in Music Awards

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European vote a win for music creators worldwide

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100,000 members strong!

Read Article

Apply for the Double SongHubs Experience LA & Nashville

Read Article

Regional Musicians
Regional Musicians Say Thanks to WA Hotels

Sound respect is the next trend

Read Article

Your creative ideas are scared of the dark too

Read Article

Time and space:
careers in music require a special skill set

Aussie and NZ songwriters standout in 2018 Unsigned Only competition

Read Article

Tips of the Trade: Digital Pathways to Export

Read Article

2018 Art Music Awards
Winners Announced

Read Article

Meet Jane Arnison, APRA AMCOS Ambassador in Berlin

Read Article

Networking for introverts, advice from Coach Viv

Read Article

Parliamentary Inquiry into the Australian music industry announced

APRA AMCOS welcomes the announcement of a parliamentary inquiry into the Australian music industry.

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Australian and NZ Facebook users now covered by music licensing deal with APRA AMCOS

APRA AMCOS has finalised an agreement that will see music creators remunerated for the use of their music on Facebook properties.

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2018 Art Music Awards

Robyn Holmes announced as the recipient of the Distinguished Services to Australian Music honour

Find Out More

10 things that resonated at Indie-Con

Read Article

LA and London creative spaces now open for bookings

We now have access to creative spaces in Los Angeles and London, in addition to our already operating (and steadily busy) Nashville facilities.

Exclusive rate for All That Matters 2018

Asia's leading entertainment industry conference, All That Matters, is back for 2018, and we've got an exclusive rate for APRA AMCOS members.

Ambassador Holly Rankin aka Jack River answers 10 quick questions

Read Article

10 quick questions with Ambassador Emily Wurramara

Read Article

Female mentoring program gets down to work with WA members

Read Article

Nominations for 2018 APRA & AMCOS Board Elections Now Open

Read Article

How to: Get your music on Spotify, iTunes, Pandora and beyond

Read Article

2018 Rockin’ The Puburbs Entries Open

Pubs across NSW are on the look-out for the next big thing in live music with nominations for this year’s Rockin’ the Puburbs competition now open.

Happy 90th birthday to composer extraordinaire George Dreyfus

Read Article

2018 Grant McLennan Fellowship 2018

Entries open.

2018 Art Music Awards
Finalists Announced

Read Article

Fund your ambitions: submit Performance Reports by 31 July

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Starting Ground
Tamworth

Aboriginal musicians invited to free two-day workshop at Tamworth Youthie

APRA AMCOS welcomes
Copyright Amendment (Service Providers) Act 2018

The Melbourne Sessions is sold-out!

Over 200 songwriters and composers to attend inaugural event this Friday

Tips of the trade: Performance Reports

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10 quick questions with Kylie Sackley

Newly appointed APRA AMCOS Ambassador answers our Qs

STIM and APRA AMCOS
announce Pan Asian licensing deal

The partnership further bridges the gap between Sydney and Stockholm...

APRA AMCOS Live Music Office
Five years on

Achievements and plans for future sustained investment in the live music sector

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2018 Art Music Awards
Announced

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Tips of the Trade: promoting your music to community radio

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Tips of the trade: Performance Reports

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