2016-17 APRA AMCOS
Year in Review

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Clarity and conversations: Art Music Fund tips from 2017 recipient Lisa Cheney

Composers, you've got this.

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Hello and goodbye - meet our new South Australia Rep

Changes afoot in SA as we farewell Matt Swayne.

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Holiday Closures at APRA AMCOS

We will be closing shop over the holidays, from 4pm 21 December, re-opening 2 January.

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No place for sexual harassment and assault in our music industry

APRA AMCOS commends the #meNOmore Open Letter to the Australian Music Industry. This is an important and necessary conversation.

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Nominations open for 2018 Blues & Roots Work Of The Year

Deadline is 6 February.

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10 things you need to know about the Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition

Your questions answered, in list form.

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APRA AMCOS staff react to marriage equality

We asked our staff what this momentous occasion means to them.

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APRA AMCOS welcomes measured copyright safe harbour reform

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The 2017 Emily Burrows Award goes to Adelaide's Donnarumma

Up-and-coming Adelaide three-piece awarded $5,000 

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The prestigious $25,000 Grant McLennan Fellowship awarded to Jeremy Neale

Congrats to the Brisbane singer-songwriter!

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APRA AMCOS proud to be in partnership with Australian Music Vault

Songwriting workshop for teens announced for January!

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The Aussie (and Kiwi) songwriters behind 27 Grammy nominations

Did you miss any of these?

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Female songwriters: apply for mentoring across musical genres

Popular contemporary and heavy music opportunities are here

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APRA and AMCOS Board Election Results

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APRA Board Director Brendan Gallagher joins Exec Committee of CIAM

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No dramas with new definition of Dramatic Context

APRA Board gives green light to rule shows 'in' or 'out' under new definition of Dramatic Context.

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10 quick questions with new Ambassador Isabella Manfredi

The Preatures frontwoman is the newest APRA AMCOS Ambassador.

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Women of APRA AMCOS empowered through workplace programs

Designed to help our develop skills to speak with ease across the organisation and the industries we work in. 

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Vale Malcolm Young, 1953-2017

One of rock 'n' roll's greatest.

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Canberra's National Carillon wins Good Music Citizen award

Rewarding Australian businesses for innovative music use.

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Event Calendar

Dec

15

APRA Song of the year nominations close
It's time to recognise the work of your peers and vote for APRA's Song of the Year. APRA members who are currently living in Australia or are Australian citizens living overseas are eligible to vote. 

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Dec

23

QLD - Sunlit Sounds Festival - songwriting sessions

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Dec

28

FBi SMAC Awards nominations close
FBi Radio’s annual award ceremony celebrating the best Sydney has to offer in music, art and culture. Nominate your faves by 28 December.

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Jan

12

TAS - Cygnet Folk Festival
Every year in January the small community of this southern Tasmanian town presents a tremendous variety of music, dance, and related arts, over three wonderful days.

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Jan

15

Super 8 Music Video Competition closes
Super 8 is a music based composition, competition.

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Jan

22

VIC - AMV Academy
The Channel at Arts Centre Melbourne is offering young creatives aged between 14-18 years old the opportunity to work with some of Australia’s most exciting artists and designers.

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Jan

31

WA - Schenberg Fellowship
A prize of $30,000 is on offer for high achieving tertiary students and graduates who wish to pursue an opportunity to undertake further musical studies in composition outside of W.A or overseas.

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Feb

03

APRA AMCOS Female Songwriter Mentorships
These opportunities are designed to provide the mentee with guidance on real life projects, practical advice on establishing a career, and support on expanding and honing the songwriter’s craft. Apply before 2 February.

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Feb

06

Australia Council Career Development Grants Applications Close
A Career Development Grant can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build an enduring career in the arts. Career Development grants are available from $5,000 to $25,000.

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Feb

08

NSW - Australian Blues Music Festival
Held annually in Goulburn, NSW, the Festival, will run from the 8-11 Feb. Goulburn welcomes blues fans from across the country each year with free entry performances across ten venues.

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APRA Song of the year nominations close

Clarity and conversations: Art Music Fund tips from 2017 recipient Lisa Cheney

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Hello and goodbye - meet our new South Australia Rep

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Holiday Closures at APRA AMCOS

We will be closing shop over the holidays, from 4pm 21 December, re-opening 2 January.

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No place for sexual harassment and assault in our music industry

Read Article

Nominations open for 2018 Blues & Roots Work Of The Year

Deadline is 6 February.

10 things you need to know about the Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition

Read Article

APRA AMCOS staff react to marriage equality

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APRA AMCOS welcomes measured copyright safe harbour reform

Read Article

The 2017 Emily Burrows Award goes to Adelaide's Donnarumma

Read Article

The prestigious $25,000 Grant McLennan Fellowship awarded to Jeremy Neale

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APRA AMCOS proud to be in partnership with Australian Music Vault

Read Article

The Aussie (and Kiwi) songwriters behind 27 Grammy nominations

Read Article

Female songwriters: apply for mentoring across musical genres

Read Article

APRA and AMCOS Board Election Results

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APRA Board Director Brendan Gallagher joins Exec Committee of CIAM

Read Article

No dramas with new definition of Dramatic Context
APRA Board gives green light to rule shows 'in' or 'out' under new definition of Dramatic Context.

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10 quick questions with new Ambassador Isabella Manfredi

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Women of APRA AMCOS empowered through workplace programs

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Vale Malcolm Young, 1953-2017

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Canberra's National Carillon wins Good Music Citizen award

Rewarding Australian businesses for innovative music use.

Creators’ global royalty collections hit record €9.2 billion

Look after yourself with Aon's Muso Support Plan

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2017 Screen Music Awards winners announced

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2018 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition opens

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New mentorship positions for female screen composers

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Carol Lloyd Award now open for entries

Dance venues invited to comment on new music licensing proposal

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A vote for the songwriters: APRA Song of the Year voting is now open

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Escape Bar refused to pay music licence fees

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Dramatic Context definition - FAQs for members

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Rackett win inaugural Rockin' the Puburbs, $15k tour of NSW pubs

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Tips of the Trade: The role of the producer

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Tips of the Trade: Want to be a screen composer? Bryony Marks gives guidance.

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APRA Board Elections 2017 - answering frequently asked questions

Art Music Fund announces third year of funding for composers

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Vale Rob Potts

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Eight Mile Style v New Zealand National Party judgement

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Screen Music Awards honours Martin Armiger, presenters and performers announced

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