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Nominations for 2020 APRA & AMCOS Board Elections Now Open

Nominations close Friday 18 September 2020

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2020 Art Music Awards

Watch the Virtual Awards on Tuesday 8 September.

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Accessibility is everyone’s responsibility: tips and opportunities

APRA AMCOS Ambassador Justine Eltakchi joins an open discussion on how music can become more accessible and inclusive.

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Meet the Locals: this is what I do with Muso's Jeremiah Siemianow

Jeremiah shares the quick version of how Muso connects artists to gigs.

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Hillsong's Reuben Morgan and Ben Fielding win BMI Christian Awards' Song of the Year

The powerful song 'Who You Say I Am' wins big. Congrats!

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Community radio distribution changes and tips for Amrap music servicing

More members will be paid for their songs being played on community radio! 

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Earnings Insights: log in to see how your songs make money

Data, trends and reports on where your royalties come from.

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Josh Pyke Partnership Announces 2020 Winner

Melbourne based singer-songwriter Bec Sykes has taken the prize

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L-FRESH The LION's Gear Breakdown

In this second video of a short series, you can find out L-FRESH's preferred gear and how he puts it to good use.

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Meet the Locals: this is what I do with music supervisor Marcus Brooke-Smith

Music supervisor Marcus Brooke-Smith gives you the basics of synchronisation. 

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ACCC Authorisation

The Australasian Performing Right Association Ltd (APRA) acknowledges the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) decision today to authorise certain aspects of APRA’s music licensing arrangements for a further 4 year period. 

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Gordon Koang's musical journey from South Sudan to Australia

"Even in difficult situations, the music still comes," says the prolific songwriter and performer on re-establishing a career as an asylum seeker.

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International Songwriting Competition entries are open

Aussie and Kiwi songwriters always shine in the comp. Find out the details about entering.

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Carol Lloyd Award applications open now

$15,000 to an emerging singer-songwriter residing in Queensland who identifies as a womxn.

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$100,000 Sustainability Fund for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music creators announced

Applications are open until 20 July, for the project assisted by the Australian Government.

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Sustainability Fund recipients and more grant money for members

A tremendous response and we're pleased to announce that there is more money to come. 

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L-FRESH The LION on the Creative Process

From ideation to lyrics to production to feedback and beyond, L-FRESH lets us in on his process.

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Meet the Locals: this is what I do

Artist manager Greg Carey tells us a bit more about all the hats a manager wears.

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Get ready for the return of live music

We ask a few of the behind-the-scenes specialists for their advice on what opportunities are percolating at venues, at non-traditional gigs and how to get booked.

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Australian Government creative economy package a critical lifeline

APRA AMCOS welcomes the $250 million creative economy package...

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Women in Music Mentorships 2020 announced

Congrats to these nine songwriters and composers who are at a significant point in their creative pursuits.

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NSW Government Live Music Initiative a critical first step for economic and cultural revival

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How to get involved in Make Music Day on 21 June

You’re invited to participate in the global celebration of music making.

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SongHubs playlist grows with new music from Benny Walker, Sparrows and more

Check out the playlists, now with more than 100 songs...and growing!

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Queen's Birthday Honours List 2020 features members and industry friends

Bush balladeer Keith Jamieson and more received the honour for their services to music, the arts and community.

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Australia's music industry puts out an SOS in open letter to government

"Yet these are not normal times, and we need the support of the Australian Government to help us get to the other side of this crisis."

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Code of Conduct 2020 Review

Collecting Societies Annual Compliance Review

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Itching to upskill? Webinars, workshops and short courses for music creators

From music production to business planning.

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Q & A with Antonio Gambale, screen composer for Netflix's Unorthodox

"...think of your material as a growing snowball."

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Bjorn Ulvaeus elected as the next President of CISAC

ABBA’s Björn Ulvaeus has been appointed President of CISAC, the global confederation of authors’ societies...

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Event Calendar

Aug

05

National Press Club of Australia – Jenny Morris address
APRA Chair, Jenny Morris, will address the National Press Club on ‘Australia - a music nation and the path to become a music industry powerhouse’.

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Aug

07

Creative Partnerships Australia Plus1 - applications close
Plus1 helps small to medium, not-for-profit arts or cultural organisations by offering dollar for dollar matched funding.

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Aug

07

National Folk Fellowship - applications close
The Fellowship provides support for professional development of artistic practice...

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Aug

09

Needle in the Hay Vinyl Comp
Needle in the Hay is an annual competition and event run by Happy Mag which champions and empowers emerging Australian bands and musicians at a time they need it most in their careers.

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Aug

12

NLMAs applications close
The National Live Music Awards (NLMAs) are proud to announce the event will be returning in 2020 for their 5th annual ceremony, set to celebrate the resilience of the live music sector in the wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic.

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Aug

15

SIMA Jazz:NOW Wired Underwards
Underwards explore the depths of these murmurings through sketches, improvisations and vignettes bursting with wit and character.

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Aug

15

L-FRESH The LION - In Conversation and performance
With a brand new album out, proud South West Sydney MC, L-FRESH The LION will be In Conversation and performing tracks for you live on this special night

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Aug

23

Prelude residency - applications close
Prelude is a national initiative to provide time and space for Australian composers to make work

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Aug

29

SIMA Jazz:NOW Wired Zela Margossian Trio
Zela Margossian (piano), Stuart Vandergaff (clarinet), Adem Yilmez (percussion)

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Aug

31

VIC - UpStart Award entries close
The UpStart Award is an annual grant of $10,000 to an emerging Victoria singer-songwriter.

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