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More money for music creators as APRA AMCOS reports a record financial year

$471.8m in total revenue for the 2018-19, with digital the top source

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2019 APRA AMCOS Board Elections voting now open

This year’s APRA and AMCOS annual general meetings (AGMs) will be held on Wednesday 13 November 2019. 

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Global APRA Music Awards debut in 2020

A special evening honouring songwriters, composers and music publishers in our international hubs.

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We congratulate the Australian Women in Music 2019 Award winners

Joy McKean, Christine Anu, Katie Noonan, and the late Sue Telfer among the honourees.

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Pioneering electronic producer Flume joins APRA AMCOS’ The 1,000,000,000 List for ‘Never Be Like You’

 

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Night Time Inquiry Highlights The Hard Work Ahead For Sydney

APRA AMCOS welcomes the Joint Select Committee’s report into Sydney’s night-time economy

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2019 Screen Music Awards return to Melbourne with brand new host and format

Presented by APRA AMCOS and the AGSC.

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2019 Professional Development Awards winners announced

Congratulations to the next wave of Australian composers and songwriters.

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Compose music and sound for the content creation explosion

Uncanny Valley's Melodie is a new source for production music that helps tells the story.

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Composer Sophie Hutchings on boutique genres, global streaming and local talent

"I think what needs to be done now is focus on our own talent."

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Songwriter and performer Christine Anu appointed as an APRA AMCOS Ambassador

We are proud to announce our newest Ambassador.

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2019 Professional Development Awards Finalists Announced

Featuring 40 Australian songwriters and composers on the rise, including Ziggy Ramo.

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Strategic Priorities for Live Music Office Announced

The strategic priorities of the Live Music Office have been finalised following an industry wide consultation and clarity around its future core funding.

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10 things you need to know about High Score 2019

Want to get into the music of games? Grab your ticket to High Score 2019 and get to know the players.

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Live Music Industry Alliance welcomes inquiry recommendations

Representatives from the live music industry welcomed the recommendations handed down by the NSW Legislative Council Regulation Committee

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Going to LA? Say g'day to new Member Relations Rep Bella Morris-Clarke

Meet Bella and make sure you get in touch with her before you head stateside.

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Looking to the future at Indie-Con 2019

Globalisation, the artist's story, fandom, and the relevancy of labels.

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2019 Art Music Awards winners announced

Winners have been announced across 11 national categories and eight state categories of the 2019 Art Music Awards

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High Score 2019 expands to a two-day event

High Score 2019: Composition & Sound Art for Gaming expands to a two-day event. Featuring legendary composers Manami Matsumae and Takahiro Izutani as joint keynote speakers.

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Information regarding misleading media report on OneMusic and APRA AMCOS

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The Necks to receive the Distinguished Services to Australian Music honour

The legendary experimental jazz trio will receive the Richard Gill Award for Distinguished Services to Australian Music at the 2019 Art Music Awards

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Who should apply for The Seed Fund's Future Makers Workshop 2020? You.

Applications open 1 August for the innovative program.

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Credit goes to music creators with APRA AMCOS and Jaxsta data partnership

Innovative music database platform Jaxsta has announced the completion of a partnership deal with APRA AMCOS.

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Meet the mentees: Mentorships for Women in Music announces participants

From folk to film composition, the mentees are making music in myriad ways.

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A letter to songwriters who lack confidence

In this new blog series Letters to Songwriters Francesca de Valence illuminates the biggest problems in the songwriting process 

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Dean Lewis honoured with a place on APRA AMCOS’ The 1,000,000,000 List for ‘Be Alright’

Singer-songwriter acknowledged for the global streaming success of his chart-topping hit song

 

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2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship

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Miracle Love by Matt Corby and Dann Hume wins first place in 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition

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2019 Art Music Awards Finalists Announced

The finalists announced today celebrate achievements in Australian contemporary classical, jazz and experimental music.

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Tips from Indie 101: Laura Imbruglia on releasing music all by yourself

A condensed version of Laura's presentation on DIY best practices.

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Event Calendar

Oct

16

Oceania Electronic: Amsterdam Dance Event 2019
APRA AMCOS and Oceania Electronic United (OEU) present a night for electronic/dance music songwriters, DJs, producers, musicians, and industry to connect and unite, with a huge line-up of Oceania showcasing artists and DJs. 

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Oct

18

AGSC Johnny Dennis Music Awards
Entries are invited for the 2019 Johnny Dennis Music Awards. The Awards carries four (4) cash prizes of $5,000 each.  Entries are invited from composers working at all levels of the industry - from entry level to established composers.

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Oct

23

VIC - Meet the Locals Shepparton

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Oct

24

Australian Festival Industry Conference 2019
The inaugural Australian Festival Industry Conference (AFIC) will be held across 24-25 October, 2019 at Opal Cove Resort in Coffs Harbour, NSW.

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Oct

24

QLD: Billy Thorpe Scholarship
Arts Queensland's annual 10K Billy Thorpe Scholarship provides the opportunity to record with an established producer and to meet with and receive advice around career planning from a representative from Chugg Entertainment

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Nov

01

WAM Con 2019
WAMCon this year draws focus to issues including diversity, accessibility and sustainable practices featuring talks by some of the rising leaders of the Australian and International industry alongside adored and respected music industry veterans.

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Nov

01

WAMFest 2019
WAM are excited to reveal the programming team-ups and first batch of over one-hundred artists to feature at this year’s festival.

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Nov

06

QLD: Andrew Scheps Speaking Event - JMC Brisbane
Join us for an evening of in-depth conversation with Andrew Scheps as he delves into the stories of his incredible career as a music producer and mix engineer; from his early days working with the legendary Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder; setting up his famous Punkerpad West studio in Los Angeles, with his wall to wall collection of classic studio gear, the controversial move from the world of analogue console mixing on the famous Neve 8068 to working ‘In-The-Box’ with Pro Tools and UAD hardware and software; and mixing some of the biggest songs and albums of the last 20 years for artists and bands like Green Day, Adele, Metallica and The Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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Nov

07

QLD: Andrew Scheps Mixing Seminar - JMC Brisbane
Join Andrew Scheps for a full day practical mixing seminar master class. Focused on his unique approach to mixing music and using his famous Pro Tools template and UA hardware and UAD plugins, Andrew will delve into the many aspects of mix engineering and his own techniques and tips for improving your mixes. For two lucky attendees, Andrew will also give feedback and re-mix one of their own tracks (conditions apply)
Includes lunch. Attendees will also be invited to join us at a venue for post-seminar socialising.

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Nov

10

VIC: Songwriters Helping Songwriters workshop
Are you ready to work with some of the best Songwriters in Australia? Get ready for the 10th and 17th of November!

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2019 APRA AMCOS Board Elections voting now open

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Global APRA Music Awards debut in 2020

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Pioneering electronic producer Flume joins
APRA AMCOS’ The 1,000,000,000 List

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Night Time Inquiry Highlights
Night Time Inquiry Highlights The Hard Work Ahead For Sydney

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2019 Screen Music Awards
return to Melbourne

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Compose music and sound for the content creation explosion

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Composer Sophie Hutchings on boutique genres, global streaming and local talent

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2019 Professional Development Awards Finalists Announced

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Strategic Priorities for Live Music Office Announced

Live Music Industry Alliance welcomes inquiry recommendations

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Going to LA? Say g'day to new Member Relations Rep Bella Morris-Clarke

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Looking to the future at Indie-Con 2019

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2019 Art Music Awards winners announced

Winners have been announced across 11 national categories and eight state categories of the 2019 Art Music Awards

High Score 2019 expands to a two-day event

High Score 2019: Composition & Sound Art for Gaming expands to a two-day event. Featuring legendary composers Manami Matsumae and Takahiro Izutani as joint keynote speakers.

Information regarding misleading media report on OneMusic and APRA AMCOS

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The Necks to receive the
Distinguished Services to Australian Music honour

Credit goes to music creators
with APRA AMCOS and Jaxsta data partnership

Meet the mentees: Mentorships for Women in Music announces participants

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A letter to songwriters
who lack confidence

2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship
open

Miracle Love by Matt Corby and Dann Hume wins first place in 2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition

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2019 Art Music Awards
Finalists Announced

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Tips from Indie 101: Laura Imbruglia on releasing music all by yourself

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Australian music is born global
– with an export value of $195 million

Are your jingles played in regional areas?
Report them by 31 July

Eilish Gilligan takes out
2019 Josh Pyke Partnership

APRA AMCOS welcomes
Updated Code of Conduct for Collecting Societies

2019 Art Music Awards

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Music credits make a comeback with the launch of Jaxsta

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2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition

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Drop by in July for a little help (and inspiration) with your Performance Reports

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OneMusic Australia 101 for members

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CHANGES' Emily Ulman programs a different kind of music industry conference

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Queen's Birthday Honours List 2019 includes APRA AMCOS members and industry champions

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What we learned at Electronic Music: Rights & Royalties

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Cloud Control's Heidi Lenffer on investing with FEAT. and touring for a clean energy future

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The Australian Women in Music Awards
are back for 2019

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APRA AMCOS forges new alliance with the
Association for Electronic Music (AFEM)

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Tips of the Trade: Doing Your Performance Reports

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Code of Conduct
for Collecting Societies

2019 Annual review

Global hitmaker Nat Dunn is our newest APRA AMCOS Ambassador

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