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NEWS : 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

NEWS : 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.

NEWS : 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 

NEWS : A Letter to Songwriters from I Heart Songwriting Club

Francesca de Valence, founder of I Heart Songwriting Club, knows the struggles of songwriters...

NEWS : Tips of the trade: Performance Reports

With Performance Reports due on 31 July, we offer some handy tips for navigating the system.

News : Tips of the Trade: Grant Applications

Real talk about grant applications.

NEWS : APRA AMCOS members named in The Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours list

Seven APRA AMCOS members have been recognised for their services to the arts.

NEWS : Entries open for Rockin' The Puburbs NSW

Original live acts invited to win a headline tour of NSW pubs, $15k value

NEWS : Podcast A Conversation About Mental Health in Music

We chat to Hayley Mary (The Jezabels) and Mark Callaghan (Gang Gajang, Support Act, APRA AMCOS).

NEWS : New APRA AMCOS LA contact

Introducing our new LA member representative, Lani Richmond.

NEWS : Bands, Budgets and Balancing the Books

It’s that time of year again…tax time…which means we need to talk money, budgets and tax returns.

NEWS : 2017 Screen Music Awards applications now open

The Awards acknowledge excellence and innovation in the field of screen composition.

News : Angie McMahon wins the 2017 Josh Pyke Partnership

Angie will be awarded a $7500 grant to kick-start her music career.

news : Brisbane songwriter Georgia Potter takes out inaugural Carol Lloyd Award

The award will allow Georgia to work on her next EP and performances showcasing it.


The APRA and AMCOS Boards have announced that long-standing CEO Brett Cottle will step down from the role in June 2018.

NEWS : Charlotte Abroms wins 2017 Lighthouse Award

Established in the memory of Linda Gebar, The Lighthouse Award grants $5000 to support the professional development of a female manager or self-managed artist based in Victoria.

TIPS OF THE TRADE : The perfect fit: How to land a sync (Part 2)

Just how do you land an elusive sync? We hit up some publishers and sync agents for the inside scoop.

News : Aussies smash prestigious International Songwriting Competition

Australian songwriters win 10 First, Second and Third places out of 70 

NEWS : Members shine at 2017 Jazz Bell Awards

A huge congratulations to everyone honoured.

NEWS : 10 quick questions with new Ambassador Montaigne

Sydney based singer-songwriter Montaigne is the newest addition to the APRA AMCOS Ambassador program.

NEWS : MC Sinks wins 2017 Hilltop Hoods Initiative

The Melbourne MC and producer receives a $10,000 grant from Hilltop Hoods and APRA AMCOS.

TIPS OF THE TRADE : Performance under pressure: What works for you?

Ahead of our national Music and the Mind events on mental health, we get advice from Dr Margaret Osborne on managing performance anxiety.

TIPS OF THE TRADE : The perfect fit: An introduction to music synchronisation

What it is, how it works and why it propelled Empire of the Sun to the top of the charts with an eight-year-old song.

NEWS : From the Top End to the top of the charts: VASSY has nothing to lose

VASSY tells us how she beat Major Lazer, The Weeknd and Calvin Harris to the #1 spot on US Dance Radio.

NEWS : It’s time for electronic music producers to get paid. Here’s how.

Music creators and DJs can do a few things to help us correctly identify music through KUVO.

NEWS : New Ambassador Taasha Coates on bringing lost Albert E. Brumley songs to life in Austin

The Adelaide singer/songwriter recently spent time in Austin bringing lost Albert E. Brumley songs to life.

NEWS : New music's next generation

Ensemble Offspring's Hatched Academy is building the skills of young composers.

TIPS OF THE TRADE : Cracking the Publishing Puzzle Part 1: The Role of the Publisher

We talk to three leading industry figures in our new series on music publishing.

NEWS : Bush Bands Business: Taking music from the desert to the world

Craig Spann shares his experience working with Central Australian artists at the skills development camp in Alice Springs.

NEWS : SongHubs: New releases from Tkay Maidza, SAFIA & Guy Sebastian

Hear the latest collaborations from our songwriting residencies.

NEWS : 85 Years Young: Meet Buzzer the Bush Balladeer

We celebrate our 90th year by having a yarn with one of our oldest touring members.

NEWS : Guy Sebastian becomes APRA AMCOS Ambassador

His massive new single Candle was penned at SongHubs Victoria earlier this year.

TIPS OF THE TRADE : Cracking the NYC jazz scene with PDA winner Matthew Sheens

The PDA winner shares insight into the making of his new album and life in the Big Apple.


From publishing to collabs, get our top panel picks for BIGSOUND 2016. 

TIPS OF THE TRADE : How to make it to America… and stay there

Immigration attorney Andrea Szew offers insight into the complicated world of US visas. 

TIPS OF THE TRADE : Hit the regional road

The Live Music Office's Damian Cunningham provides touring tips and advice on how to use the Live Music Map.

Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition : Inspiration alert: What our finalists did next

What our finalists did next, starring Alex Hope, Meg Mac, Courtney Barnett and David Le’aupepe.

TIPS OF THE TRADE : Tax: A comprehensive guide for musicians and music workers

Accountant Scott Maughan provides comprehensive tips to help you prepare your annual tax return.

NEWS : Exploring modern-day songlines with Mission Songs Project

Jessie Lloyd discusses her quest to revive contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music from the early 20th century.

NEWS : Check your ego at the door: PDA recipient Ngaiire on the art of collaboration

We talk to the PDA recipient about working with Paul Mac, Megan Washington and Jack Grace on her new album Blastoma. 

NEWS : Tips of the trade: Performance Reports

With Performance Reports due on 31 July, we offer some handy tips for navigating the system.

NEWS : Federal election 2016: Who cares about the arts?

We look at arts policies and talk to composer Christopher Gordon, The Arts Party's candidate for the seat of Bennelong.

NEWS : 2016 Jazz Bell Awards Winners

Members including Joe Chindamo and Olivia Chindamo honoured for outstanding achievements in jazz.

NEWS : Get paid for playing live: Performance Reports due 31 July

We talk to Ben Salter about why you must submit your Performance Reports before 31 July.

TIPS OF THE TRADE : Screen composer Rafael May helps you get paid for your jingles

Composer Rafael May helps you navigate our jingle reporting system.

TIPS OF THE TRADE : Video: Phil Barton on life in Nashville

Get Phil's advice on US visas and where to play, and find out what happens when Steven Tyler rocks up at your show!

NEWS : Behind the Scenes at Starting Ground Byron Bay with Athol Munro

The Starting Ground workshops were developed by APRA AMCOS to build the skills of Aboriginal musicians in NSW. The first two-day workshop took place in Tamworth in November 2015 and was followed by ...

TIPS OF THE TRADE : How to get programmed on a festival

Landing a coveted spot requires some planning and research.

NEWS : USA Report: February 2016

See pics from our Grammy pre-awards event

NEWS : Meet the locals: Community radio

Simon Winkler from 3RRR shares tips on how to get your music on the air.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Sydney CBD sees drop in live performance revenue since introduction of lockout laws

There has been a 40% drop in live performance revenue at venues within the Sydney CBD lockout area according to figures released today by APRA AMCOS through the Live Music Office. The data also ...

NEWS : Tips of the Trade: Surviving SXSW

Playing shows, eating well and doing business - get pro tips on how to make the most of your time in Austin.

UPBEAT : Offset your tax bill with more live music

See what APRA AMCOS is pushing for at federal government level.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : UK & Europe Report: February 2016

It’s winter in the northern hemisphere, but we warmed up our resident APRA AMCOS representative Adam Townsend with a mug of hot chocolate and some fingerless gloves so he could pen us a little ...

NEWS : Tips of the Trade: Songwriting Apps

What mobile apps can help you write, record and keep track of ideas on the go?

APRAP : Spotlight On: AWME and the Songlines of Music

Michael Hutchings, APRA AMCOS ATSI Representative, sat down to talk to Gina Williams and Jess Beck at the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) about the role of oral history in the development ...


APRA AMCOS at the Tamworth Country Music Festival: APRA AMCOS will be heading to the Tamworth Country Music Festival in 2016. The Festival runs from 15 - 17 January 2016 with a huge lineup of ...


The Creative Workforce Initiative (CWI) is conducting a collaborative study on the characteristics of work and the challenges and opportunities facing women composers, and is asking for survey ...

APRAP : Celebrating our talented members

Grant McLennan Fellowship winner named, 2015 Professional Development Awards, plus our Tropscore winner for 2015.

APRAP : Takes the Mic: Tim Hollo, Green Music Australia

APRA AMCOS, administering millions of dollars in members’ funds, sent a strong message to the banking world by last month joining the global ‘divestment movement’ and beginning the process of ...

APRAP : The inside story from APRA AMCOS Board Members

Never before have so many writer members put their hands up for a role on the APRA Board.

APRAP : November Publisher News

Learn about the latest signings and releases from Alberts, Universal, SHOUT!, Hillsong and more.

APRAP : What's Happening in November? Find out what your fellow APRA AMCOS members have been up to.

Your space, your news, your views! Find out what your fellow APRA AMCOS members have been up to.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Spotlight On: Performance Reports (previously known as LPRs)

Our new, streamlined Performance Report system (formerly LPR system) makes it easier for members to claim for playing live gigs.

APRAP : ARIA Week - APRA AMCOS Presents - In Conversation: Producing a #1 Hit Song

Join a panel of songwriters that have produced some of the most recognisable chart hits in history.

APRAP : Composer opportunities to open up in Musical Theatre

Audience numbers report that musical theatre is loved by almost as many Australians as contemporary music.

APRAP : International Update

Our International Member Services reps share good news stories about the achievements of Aussie members on the international scene.

APRAP : Live Music Office Update: Cool Little Capital

The LMO & MusicACT have called upon the territory government to support music sector development in the Canberra region.

APRAP : Tips of the Trade: from five new APRA AMCOS Ambassadors

What do the five new APRA AMCOS Ambassadors feel about diversity in the Australian music scene?

APRAP : Frank Rodi Takes The Mic: ADE, Music Recognition Technology and KUVO

Dollars flow from dance floor to dance writers thanks to technology APRA AMCOS is leading the charge to improve the distribution practices used by collecting societies to pay artists, if their ...

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Update to Tropscore 2015: New film & deadline

We have selected a new film for Tropscore 2015, Mirror, which was shortlisted in Tropfest 2014. The new closing date for entries is 2 November.

APRAP : Publisher News

Learn about the latest signings and releases from Alberts, Universal, Native Tongue, Mushroom and more.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : New Promoted Music Events Scheme

An initiative to generate more festival and concert opportunities across the country will launch next year.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Featured Opportunity: Wild card entry in ‘50 Songs in 5 Days’ camp

APRA AMCOS, Specific Music and The Naked Song are announcing a worldwide opportunity for one songwriter to attend 50 songs in 5 days.

APRAP : What's Happening in October

Your space, your news, your views! Find out what your fellow APRA AMCOS members have been up to.

APRAP : ATSI songwriters: Polish your skills in Tamworth at Starting Ground workshop

ATSI songwriters: Polish your skills in Tamworth at Starting Ground workshop.

APRAP : Vale John Sturman, CEO, APRA 1965-1989

‘You argue your case and we will argue ours’ - a champion of authors' rights.

APRAP : APRA AMCOS Benefits Scheme Expands

From 8 October, APRA AMCOS licensed businesses, perhaps somewhere you play music on Friday night or your local café playing background music, will gain access to the benefits scheme.

APRAP : Tips of the Trade: Touring Light with Lior

‘Autumn Flow’ is one of the most successful independent debut releases in Australian music history and since its release, Lior has been a prolific performing and recording artist, with touring a ...

APRAP : Mike Weatherley Takes the Mic: Iron Maiden fan and world copyright warrior

A career in manufacturing (with a reliance on patents) followed by the music and film industries led Mike to a career in politics as a copyright warrior.

APRAP : APRA AMCOS at Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE)

The Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is the leading electronic music platform and the biggest club festival in the world for the whole spectrum of electronic sub-genres.

APRAP : Noise caps lifted for live music in Nambour

The Live Music Office recently celebrated an important milestone for the live music culture of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast with the local Council agreeing to endorse a new 12 month trial noise ...

APRAP : Melbourne Music Mecca: Face the Music and AWME kick off

Forget a ‘hallmark’ week, Melbourne has had a ‘hallmark’ year! The southern capital city has been dubbed the ‘most liveable,’ ‘most musical’ and ‘most resilient’ city by global experts and APRA ...

APRAP - Brett Cottle Takes The Mic

As all musicians and songwriters know, the music industry has changed radically over recent years, and continues to change at a fast pace. At the forefront of the change is the transition from an ...

APRAP : Publisher News: September

Publisher News for September

APRAP : What's Happening in September

What's Happening in September - your space, your news, your views.

APRAP : Hush Little Baby: The Healing Power Of Music

Hush Little Baby - the healing power of music. 

APRAP : International Update: Isabel Pappani, LA Member Relations Representative

Hear the latest from Isabel Pappani, our LA Member Relations Rep.



APRAP : Tips of the Trade: Dance Music with Amba Shepherd

Amba Shepherd shares tips on making music to get the blood pumping on the dance floor.

APRAP : What's Happening in August

Your space, your news, your views! Find out what your fellow APRA AMCOS members have been up to.

APRAP : Publisher News: August

Learn about the latest signings and release from Origin, Wirripang, Source Music and more.

APRAP : Tips of the Trade: Songwriting

How can we tame the mystical beast of songwriting? Composer, performer, studio gun for-hire, teacher and author of The Songwriting Labyrinth, Clive Harrison, helps unravel the mystery.

APRAP : Johnny Greenan Takes the Mic

Sydney musician Johnny Greenan never meant to co-write a hit song. Now retired and living in the Blue Mountains, he laughs when he thinks back to the 1950s and the inspiration behind Australia’s ...

APRAP : Spotlight On: Song Cycles to Tennant Creek

Now in its second year, this important project sees Indigenous musicians from Victoria journey to the Northern Territory for an intensive week of travel, songwriting workshops and cultural exchange.

APRAP : Musicians’ Rights and Political Rallies

Some of Australia’s most enduring artists have reacted publicly to the use of their songs at various anti-Islam/anti-immigration rallies staged around the nation under the banner of Reclaim Australia.

APRAP : International Update – Live from London

Find out how Adam Townsend, our London-based Member Services Representative, has been supporting APRA AMCOS members across the UK and Europe.

APRAP : Spotlight On: SongHubs

The 19 APRA AMCOS SongHubs ‘incubators’ held over the last two years have been responsible for hatching over 200 new musical works, scores of commercial recorded releases and live performances – and ...

APRAP : What's Happening in July

Your space, your news, your views! Find out what your fellow APRA AMCOS members have been up to.

APRAP : Publisher News: July

Keep up to date with what's happening in the publishing world, with news from Universal, Mushroom and ABC Music Publishing.

APRAP : It’s All About The Song, says The Seed

Apply now to have an opportunity to win one of three grants valued at $3,500 from The Seed Fund, a privately owned arts organisation, operating for a decade as a cultural philanthropist.

APRAP : Artology at the Sydney Opera House

Filling the Sydney Opera House with your original music is the dream of many an accomplished composer. It’s no surprise that 120 young Australians jumped at the chance to enter the Fanfare ...

APRAP : International Update: What's Happening in Nashville

It’s official; Nashville, Tenn. is a more vibrant, more creative city than NY or LA. But you don’t need to tell that to the hoards of APRA AMCOS songwriters who are making ‘music city USA’ their ...

APRAP : Listen Up July

If you work in the entertainment industry, you should know about the Entertainment Industry Act (the Act). A new Act came into force last March and here’s six elements that have changed.

APRAP : Takes the Mic: APRA AMCOS International

APRA AMCOS members’ overseas success generates significant and well-deserved international royalty dollars. Here’s some pointers to help you understand the flow of your international royalties back ...

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Yahtzel talks LPRs and why you need to submit yours before the deadline!

It's that time of year, it's LPR time and you've only got two weeks left to submit! We talk to producer Yahtzel who explains to us the importance of his LPR and why you should be making yours a ...

APRAP : What's Happening in June

Your space, your news, your views! Find out what your fellow APRA AMCOS members have been up to.

APRAP : Publisher News: June

Keep up to date with what's happening in the publishing world, with news from Universal, Mushroom and Native Tongue.

APRAP : Screen Music Awards

APRA AMCOS and the Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC) is calling for talented composers who this year have had their work appear on the big or small screen to enter the 2015 Screen Music ...

NEWS : Take a look: Barunga Festival turns 30

The 30th anniversary of the Indigenous festival Barunga(NT) held on the June long weekend saw music icons Paul Kelly and Gurrumul reunite with 3,500 others at a momentous place for Aboriginal music, ...

APRAP : Tips of the Trade: What the recent budget means for you

Whilst it may have been a limp budget on the whole, the focus on small business was definitely welcome and this should be encouraging for music industry folk despite the accompanying bad news of ...

APRAP : Spotlight On: Canadian Music Week

Basking in the ‘Spotlight Country’ status granted to Australia this year, we celebrated the biggest ever line up of home-grown musical talent in the kindred music nation. This year’s three Aussie ...


Listen to some of the great bands who played at Canadian Music Week recently in Toronto!

APRAP : Featured opportunity: Bush Bands Bash

Use your voice, tell your story and apply for this year’s Bush Bands Bash in Alice Springs.

APRAP : Publisher News

Keep up to date with what's happening in the publishing world, with news from Alberts, Mushroom and ABC Music Publishing.

APRAP : Member benefit: All That Matters Singapore

It’s only a week away, so have a sneak peek of speakers line up and the programme.

APRAP : BIGSOUND artist applications closing soon

The deadline for BIGSOUND Live 2015 artist applications has been extended until midnight on May 22.

APRAP : Featured event: St Kilda Film Festival masterclass

APRA AMCOS is hosting ‘In Production’ - a forum that takes a behind the scenes look at a film at planning stage, through the shoot itself and the final edit and grade.

APRAP : What's happening

Find out what your fellow APRA AMCOS members have been up to

APRAP : Resolution Pathways

Despite the best intentions, disputes can arise among music creators and music consumers. 

APRAP : Spotlight On: the North Queensland music scene

More than 60 music makers stepped out in Townsville and Mackay to attend Navigating the Music Industry workshops.

APRAP : The fight back to get rights back

APRA AMCOS is lobbying Federal Government to give artists ammunition in the fight against web pirates.

APRAP: Featured event - All That Matters Singapore : All That Matters Singapore

APRA AMCOS members receive an exclusive discount to All That Matters in Singapore.


We’ve temporarily reinstated the Live Performance Return (LPR) system. You have until 31 July 2015 to submit details of your performances. 

APRAP : Nashville Ambassador Update with Phil Barton

Touring to Nashville sometime soon? We have a great new contact for you there - iconic songwriter Phil Barton, our newest APRA AMCOS Ambassador.

APRAP : Publisher News: April

Keep up to date with what's happening in the publishing world, with news from Alberts, Mushroom, Native Tongue and many more.

APRAP : What's Happening in April

Your space, your news, your views! Find out what your fellow APRA AMCOS members have been up to.

APRAP : Tips of the Trade: Touring Australia

We're not talking about the Brisbane-Sydney-Melbourne circuit. Find out why touring to regional and remote areas is worth it.

APRAP : Meet Patrick Donovan: AMIN

We talk to the head honcho behind the huge travel deal recently announced by AMIN and the Travel Beyond Group.

APRAP : Paul Kelly and David Arden: Song Stories

Learn the story behind their poignant song 'Freedom Called,' just in time for ANZAC Day.


Australia's music community says violence against women is #notOn. 

APRAP : Publisher News

Learn all about the latest signings from our publisher members. 

APRAP : What's Happening in March

Your space, your news, your views! Find out what your fellow APRA AMCOS members have been up to.

APRAP : Jaime Gough Takes The Mic on MIDEM

Tell us a little bit about Native Tongue and how you are involved in the music industry.  I am the General Manager at Native Tongue, a full service independent music publisher with offices in ...

APRAP : MIDEM Takes The Mic, with Marko Srdanov-Miletic from Timeless Music Company and Jamie Gough from Native Tongue Publishing

Marko Srdanov-Miletic founded the Timeless Music Company in 2008 with music industry veteran John Evans. This June, Marko will attend MIDEM for the sixth consecutive year. We asked him to share his ...

APRAP - Tips of the Trade : Five tips for a greener music scene with Tim Hollo, Green Music Australia

Ten years ago, I wrote and recorded FourPlay’s third album, Now to the Future. With the support of our manager, we made a substantial effort to reduce the environmental impact of the ...

APRAP : Live from London with Adam Townsend

Learn how the London scene differs from Australia and hear all about our latest UK member event 'Ask The Experts.'

APRAP : jazzahead! with Peter Knight, Artistic Director of the Australian Art Orchestra

jazzahead! is an international conference and showcase event in Germany in April. Judging by the name, ‘jazz ahead’, it’s the place to be for contemporary, forward-thinking jazz composers.  Peter ...

APRAP : APRAP - Meet Linda Bosidis, Head of A&R at Mushroom Music Publishing

We talk to one of the Australian music industry's most high profile women, Linda Bosidis, Head of A&R at Mushroom Music Publishing.

APRA AMCOS News : APRA AMCOS members feature in the 2015 Grammy Award winners

Congratulations to APRA AMCOS members who featured amongst the winners and nominees of the 2015 Grammy awards in Los Angeles..

APRAP : Michelle Buxton from The Garden of Unearthly Delights Takes The Mic

Michelle Buxton from The Garden of Unearthly Delights Takes The Mic.

APRAP : Tips of the Trade: Touring Internationally - are you export ready?

Learn the top four tips on touring internationally. 

APRAP : Spotlight On: SongHubs Los Angeles

SongHubs the initiative partnering Australian songwriters with international music creators, has gone to Hollywood...

APRAP : What's Happening in February

Your space, your news, your views! Find out what your fellow APRA AMCOS members have been up to.

APRAP : Publisher News February

Keep up to date with what's happening in the publishing world, with news from Alberts, Mushroom, Native Tongue and many more.


Unravelling Kuvo: Let's talk about the facts 


After 24 years of service to APRA AMCOS, we thank and bid farewell to APRA Board member Eric McCusker.

APRAP : Publisher News: December

We look forward to helping you share your music publishing news! Send your stories (maximum 100 words) and pics through to publisher_news@apra.com.au ALBERTS Alberts would like to congratulate ...

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Vote now for the 2015 APRA Song of the Year!

Voting is now open for the APRA Song of the Year so log in to vote for your favourite song from 2014! 

APRAP : SPOTLIGHT ON SONGHUBS - Adelaide to Nashville, London to Toronto - SongHubs is connecting songwriters across the globe.

Adelaide to Nashville, London to Toronto - SongHubs is connecting songwriters across the globe.

APRAP : Licensing your music yourself – APRA’s Licence Back and Opt Out processes

Did you know as a member of APRA AMCOS you can choose to license your music yourself? You can deal directly with businesses and organisations..

APRAP : Quit complaining: Get organised and start campaigning!

Meet Katie Wighton, the National Musicians Organiser from the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance. Here she explains why Australian songwriters should, "stop complaining and start campaigning!"


Your space, your news, your views! Find out what your fellow APRA AMCOS members have been up to.


Keep up to date with what's happening in the publishing world, with news from Alberts, Mushroom, Native Tongue and many more.

APRA AMCOS News : Cue Applause: Richard Gill, recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Services to Australian Music Award

Meet this year's recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Services to Australian Music Award.

APRAP : Tips of the Trade: Self Management

We bring you insider tips from The Seed's recent invite-only Management Workshop. 


Support Act has embarked on its most ambitious fundraising project to date – Bandwagon.

APRAP : What's Happening in September

Your space, your news, your views!

YouTube and You : Q&A with Frank Rodi, APRA AMCOS Online & Mobile Licensing Manager

We caught up with Frank Rodi to find out what kind of royalty opportunities YouTube poses for songwriters.

Tropscore : REWIND Tropscore winning entry from 2013!

We catch up with Jared Underwood to discuss the experience of Tropscore.

Keeping Score : The Journey From Pop to the Screen

Adam Lewis speaks to David Hirschfelder, David McCormack and Roger Mason about the curious space that film composition inhabits in the songwriting landscape.

Song Stories : With “Gotcha” from Louis Schoorl

Louis Schoorl tells us the story behind writing the 60s-inspired song 'Gotcha' with some of Australia's biggest talents.

ATSI Music : Big Day Out for Yung Warriors

We caught up with Yung Warriors after their Melbourne Big Day Out performance to find out who they are, what they're doing, and why!

APRA AMCOS News : APRA Ambassador Gotye makes music history!

Gotye wins Record of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards!

APRAP LIVE : Live from L.A. with Sam Hollander & Gary Clark

Live from L.A. with Sam Hollander & Gary Clark

Song Cycles : Big Day Out

Peta-Joy Williams tells us about her three month internship with Big Day Out - find out if it was worthwhile or not!

APRA AMCOS NEWS : He’s Been Everywhere – Geoff Mack visits the APRA office

Geoff Mack visits the APRA AMCOS HQ in Sydney to tell the story behind his song that continues to take the world by storm.

SONG STORIES : Hermitude

The boys from Hermitude tell us the story behind their hit song 'Hyperparadise'

APRAP LIVE : With APRA Ambassador Ashley Irwin

Our APRA Ambassador Ashley Irwin has just been elected as President of the Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) in the United States!

Live Music Office : Live & Local: Welcome to the Live Music Office!

Formal recognition and support of the venue-based live music sector has finally arrived - welcome to the National Live Music Office!

Moments in Music : 2013: A Year in Pictures

Check out the biggest moments of 2013

Tropscore : Michael Lira and Alana Patmore win Tropscore!

Check out this year's winning entries for Tropscore and Tropscore Jr!

APRA AMCOS News : Lorde Sells More Music than New Zealand Consumes in a Year

Lorde Sells More Music than New Zealand Consumes in a Year

Hilltop Hoods Initiative : Interview with Suffa from Hilltop Hoods

Hilltop Hoods and APRA AMCOS are teaming up once again to give one emerging Australian hip hop/soul artist or group $10,000 in funding. We caught up with Suffa to gain an insight into what can set ...

‘Royals’ wins two Grammys! : APRA AMCOS would like to congratulate our members, Ella Maria Lani Yelich-O’Connor (Lorde) and Joel Little, on their Grammy wins over the weekend.

APRA AMCOS congratulates members, Ella Yelich-O’Connor (Lorde) and Joel Little, who won two Grammy Awards for 'Royals'.  

BIG DAY OUT : Australian acts shine at Big Day Out!

APRA AMCOS was invited to check out Big Day Out's display of incredible Australian talent... here's what we thought!  

Tips of the Trade : Why your press release sucks!

We eavesdropped on Music NSW's 'Music Publicity 101' to find out how to get your PR right the first time!

Tips of the Trade : with Peter Coquillard, on Collaboration

We caught up with Peter Coqullard to discuss the challenges of collaboration in music.

Tips of the Trade : Unblock the writer within

We sat down with psychologists Wayne Gillespie and Elizabeth Neal to learn how best to avoid writers block.

Tips of the Trade : Tropscore

We got some tips and tricks from Burkhard Dallwitz, Jared Underwood and Ben Allen to make your entry for Tropscore or Tropscore Jr the best it can be!

Tips of the Trade : How to book a great gig

We chat to three booking agents to find out what you should and shouldn’t do when it comes to putting on a show.

Tips of the Trade : Collaboration

We caught up with Mitch Kenny and Jezzabell Doran to talk about collaborating in music.

Tips of the Trade : Heading Overseas

We spoke to Glenn Dickie about what it takes to successfully tour overseas.  

Tips of the Trade : Publishing Deals – the Dos and Don’ts

This month we spoke to the General Manager of AMPAL.

Tips of the Trade : A&R with Scott Horscroft

This month, we talked to Scott Horscroft, General Manager of A&R for EMI Australia about the music industry.

Tips of the Trade : Digital Marketing 101

This month, we tagged along to a free workshop hosted by Music NSW to help songwriters and musicians understand online marketing. 

Hilltop Hoods Initiative : I AM D wins Hilltop Hoods Initiative 2014

Emerging hip hop artist I AM D aka Tom Daley took out the Hilltop Hoods Initiative for 2014. Tom, with the support of the Hilltop Hoods and APRA AMCOS, has won $10,000 towards the release and ...

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