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

Born Global: Australian music exports is the first comprehensive report that calculates the value of the Australian music industry as an international export.

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The week that was the New York Roadshow

As things go when it comes to New York City, our week there in June was a whirlwind. 

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Vale Sue Telfer

Last month we lost a cherished member of the APRA AMCOS family, Sue Telfer. Her colleague and friend, Gill Dunn, penned this tribute to Sue. 

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Are your jingles played in regional areas?

Report them by 31 July 

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triple j's top tips for applying for Unearthed High’s Indigenous Initiative

Apply by 29 July and get your music heard.

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Eilish Gilligan takes out 2019 Josh Pyke Partnership

The Josh Pyke Partnership is thrilled to announce the winner for 2019 is Melbourne based producer, singer and songwriter Eilish Gilligan.

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APRA AMCOS welcomes updated Code of Conduct for Collecting Societies

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2019 Art Music Awards

A new, fitting way to celebrate the diverse and exciting Australian art music community

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Music credits make a comeback with the launch of Jaxsta

What does the data-rich online platform mean for songwriters and composers?

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2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition reveals shortlist

The Top 40 is here! 

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

Submit by 31 July and there will be an actual, literal pay day. In November.

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OneMusic Australia 101 for members

We’re launching OneMusic Australia on 1 July 2019. As an APRA AMCOS member, here’s what you need to know.

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

Ideas, workshops and gigs over two busy days.

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

Fifa Riccobono, Ian James and more honoured.

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What we learned at Electronic Music: Rights & Royalties

An all-star panel discussed rights, cover versions, music publishing, and more.

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APRA AMCOS Ambassador and songwriter Nat Dunn ushers in The 1,000,000,000 List

Nat's co-write FRIENDS with Marshmello and Anne-Marie has sailed past the streaming benchmark.

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

Find out how you can get involved.

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The Australian Women in Music Awards are back

Following a successful inaugural year in 2018, the Australian Women in Music Awards will return on 8 and 9 October 2019

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

Supporting creators’ rights at home and around the world

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Tips of the Trade: Doing Your Performance Reports
"Live Performance Royalties are super important, Fam." Jimblah

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Code of Conduct 2019 Review

Collecting Societies Annual Compliance Review

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Chief Exec Dean Ormston shares statement re: new Arts Minister

Welcome to Hon Paul Fletcher MP

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Global hitmaker Nat Dunn is our newest APRA AMCOS Ambassador

Songwriter with Marshmello, Rita Ora and more is at the top of her game.

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Remembering Malcolm Black, APRA Board member and NZ music champion

He made a lasting impact on music.

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Fund your ambitions: Performance Reports are due 31 July

An all-time high $7m in live performance royalties were paid to more than 17k members last year.

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Vale Ralph Murphy

APRA AMCOS are truly devastated to have learnt of the passing of Ralph Murphy

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Event Calendar

Jul

22

Melbourne Prize for Music entries close
Providing opportunities for Victorian musicians across ALL music genres, including performers and composers, and valued at more than $100,000, the Melbourne Prize for Music 2019 and Awards offers four categories, plus a public choice award.

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Jul

23

Australian Women in Music Awards nominations close
Following a wildly successful inaugural year in 2018, the Australian Women in Music Awards will return on 8th and 9th October, shining a light once more on the incredible accomplishments of women across the Australian music industry. This year’s AWMAs are better and stronger, with three new award categories – including in the areas of classical music, music journalism and image making.

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Jul

25

SA: Indie-Con Australia Day One
Indie-Con, Australia’s leading independent music industry conference is back in Adelaide this July. Empowering attendees with insights and knowledge, this year's program will explore Insights into China, Sync, Streaming, Smart Marketing, The Future of the Label, Artists as Entrepreneurs, Mental Health, Leadership, HR, Tech, Esports and Gaming, Copyright, Financial Literacy and more.

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Jul

26

SA: Indie-Con Australia Day Two
Indie-Con, Australia’s leading independent music industry conference is back in Adelaide this July. Empowering attendees with insights and knowledge, this year's program will explore Insights into China, Sync, Streaming, Smart Marketing, The Future of the Label, Artists as Entrepreneurs, Mental Health, Leadership, HR, Tech, Esports and Gaming, Copyright, Financial Literacy and more.

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Jul

28

QLD - Reclink Community Cup 2019
While footy is the star on the day of the Cup, the event is just as renowned for its incredible bill of pre-match, half-time, and post-match bands, with performances from some of the nation’s most beloved artists for both little and big kids alike.

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Jul

29

Unearthed High entries close
Throughout its 12-year run, the competition has brought you Australian faves like Hockey Dad, Gretta Ray, Montaigne and Japanese Wallpaper, and is following maybe its best year ever in 2018 - in which Castlemaine kid KIAN was crowned the winner.

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Aug

04

SA - Reclink Community Cup 2019
While footy is the star on the day of the Cup, the event is just as renowned for its incredible bill of pre-match, half-time, and post-match bands, with performances from some of the nation’s most beloved artists for both little and big kids alike.

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Aug

11

NSW - Reclink Community Cup 2019
While footy is the star on the day of the Cup, the event is just as renowned for its incredible bill of pre-match, half-time, and post-match bands, with performances from some of the nation’s most beloved artists for both little and big kids alike.

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Aug

16

AMEB's Online Orchestra Project entries close
Join the 2019 AMEB Online Orchestra and perform I am Australian in Australia's largest virtual orchestra. 
Who can enter? Anyone!
Individual musicians and singers
School ensembles, chamber groups, orchestra, bands
Community groups using any instruments
Contemporary bands (just use the lead sheet and chord chart)
Choirs of any shape and size
Family groups–pick an instrument each and sing along

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Aug

18

TAS - Reclink Community Cup 2019
While footy is the star on the day of the Cup, the event is just as renowned for its incredible bill of pre-match, half-time, and post-match bands, with performances from some of the nation’s most beloved artists for both little and big kids alike.

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Melbourne Prize for Music entries close

Closing 22 July 2019

2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship
open

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

Read Article

2019 Art Music Awards
Finalists Announced

Read Article

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

Read Article

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

Read Article

Music credits make a comeback with the launch of Jaxsta

Read Article

2019 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition

Read Article

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

Read Article

OneMusic Australia 101 for members

Read Article

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

Read Article

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

Read Article

What we learned at Electronic Music: Rights & Royalties

Read Article

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

Read Article

The Australian Women in Music Awards
are back for 2019

Read Article

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

Read Article

Tips of the Trade: Doing Your Performance Reports

Read Article

Code of Conduct
for Collecting Societies

2019 Annual review

Global hitmaker Nat Dunn is our newest APRA AMCOS Ambassador

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Remembering Malcolm Black, APRA Board member and NZ music champion

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Fund your ambitions: Performance Reports are due 31 July

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Vale Ralph Murphy

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International Song Comp 2018 winners featuring The Presets, Sarah Aarons and more

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Tips of the trade: 5 tax time questions for musicians answered

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Federal Election Update

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Lorrae McKenna wins The Lighthouse Award 2019

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The Melbourne Sessions announces keynote
with producer Chris Walla

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Call out for WA members: apply for Mentorships for Women in Music

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INDIE 101 Around the Country

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