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PROUD TO PLAY : Top3 by design asks: Will the REAL designer please stand up?

Founder of top3 by design opens up about retail music, original design and her secret to success.

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 ...

UPBEAT : Licence and Tax Changes

Are you covered for music use on devices in your workplace?

UPBEAT : Offset your tax bill with more live music

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

UPBEAT : Grants up for Grabs

Find out where to go for funds to support your music event idea

UPBEAT : Diners STAY PUT when live music is played

Music is more like food and sex than you know

UPBEAT : National Parks & Wildlife's Goat Island Sounds

Sydney's largest harbour island tunes in

APRA AMCOS NEWS : New 'Music Event Licence' and 'Festival Licence' Scheme: launches 1 Jan 2016

Click here for FAQs or to apply for an Event licence. APRA AMCOS and Live Performance Australia (LPA) have now reached an agreement on the scope of the new Music Event Licence and Festival ...

UPBEAT : Licence Changes

Promoted Music Events From 1 January 2016, Music Events and Festivals will also be under an improved licence scheme, thanks to an agreement between APRA AMCOS and Live Performance Australia (LPA). ...

UPBEAT : Awards Wrap Up

Since last UPBEAT, we’ve been very privileged to be able to source and present some excellent artists from our Ambassador program to support our partnerships with Restaurant and Catering, the ...

UPBEAT : Industry Insider: It's not you it’s me: falling out of love with live music

Polit Bar, Canberra There may come a time when you stop booking bands each Saturday night or just don’t get around to calling the local songwriter who has occupied the corner of your restaurant ...

UPBEAT : Australia’s only not-for-profit bar (yes, really)

Wedged in a laneway in Melbourne’s CBD, Shebeen is driven by the beat of a different drum.

UPBEAT : St Kilda Festival’s ripple effect for local business

"These events are powerful economic multipliers not only for their home suburb or region, but for their State as a whole."

UPBEAT : BIGSOUND 2015 recap

This year there was a strong focus on the experience of women in the music industry.

UPBEAT : Music in Unusual Places

Australian visionaries are bringing the magic of music to their customers and communities in the most unusual of places. You can’t help but be inspired!

UPBEAT : Featured Licensee: Flow Bar, Old Bar

Sea-changers Steve Doessel and David Craig, owners of Flow Bar and Boogie Woogie Beach House in the NSW coastal town of Old Bar Beach (near Taree) are self-confessed lovers of live music.

UPBEAT : New Promoted Music Event Licence

The new negotiated terms will mean all live and recorded box-office-driven music performances (for both headline and support acts) fall under the same licence.

UPBEAT : Music Motivates: adidas knows its music

adidas stores have a phenomenal store traffic count of millions of people a year across the globe. What value does adidas place on music in retail?

UPBEAT : APRA AMCOS Benefits Scheme Expands

Many staple business expenses are covered in our benefits scheme. A quick comparison with our music industry suppliers could see you saving hundreds of dollars a year.

: Spotlight On: Megan Park: “online can’t beat in-store ambiance” says the Australian fashion designer

“Online can’t beat in-store ambiance” says the Australian fashion designer.

UPBEAT : Industry Insider: Australian Live Music Research

Threefold return: definitive Australian research calculates live music value.

UPBEAT : All I Want for Christmas...

The timing and selection of Christmas music is an interesting science. We spoke to David Chetcuti of Mood Media, curators of playlists for thousands of businesses around the country, about how to ...

Upbeat : Sound Advice: Melbourne Bar Ban Lifted

Hundreds of live music venues and boutique bars in Melbourne, Yarra, Port Phillip and Stonnington local council areas with 200 patrons or less will now be able to sell alcohol after 1am.

Upbeat : Spotlight On: Lucas Group

Melbourne restaurant king Chris Lucas share the secrets for success behind his eateries Chin Chin, Baby Pizza and Kong BBQ.

Upbeat : Showcase your brand during VIVID SYDNEY

22 May – 8 June Make sure your business creates a warm glow during VIVID SYDNEY kicking off on Friday 22 May. More than 1.4 million people attend - the largest festival of its kind in the Southern ...

NEWS : APRA AMCOS, PPCA and The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) launch joint music licence scheme

APRA AMCOS, PPCA and The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) launch joint music licence scheme. 

UPBEAT : Fitness licence scheme now easier and more relevant

Fitness licence scheme now easier and more relevant

UPBEAT : Sport’s soundtrack brought to you by Great Big Events

“Howzat!” — why are we still hearing Sherbet’s 70’s pop classic during today’s major sporting events? Well, Howzat! is nothing less than a cricket anthem and cranking it loud across a stand full of ...

APRA AMCOS News : MUSIC CUSTOMERS: Show us how you use music in your business and win tickets to the APRA Music Awards! #proudtoplay

Music Customers: show us how you use music in your business and win tickets to the APRA Music Awards! #proudtoplay



UPBEAT : Musician and Melbourne publican Mick Thomas

Mick Thomas is best known as a songwriter, musician and former front-man of the hugely popular Australian band, Weddings, Parties, Anything. Over the years he’s performed in countless venues, pubs, ...

UPBEAT : My Mixtape: Vanda and Young Shortlist

APRA AMCOS, Alberts and Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Australia (NRMTA) recently announced the winner of 2014 Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition as Melbourne singer/songwriter, Husky Gawenda, ...

UPBEAT : APRA AMCOS and the Live Music Office working to bring new business to live music venues.

In late November the live music industry rallied behind an area badly hit by NSW’s new lockout laws; Kings Cross. Award winning, chart-topping songwriter/producer Louis Schoorl curated 44 acts to ...

Upbeat : Hotel Tasmania comes alive

Iconic Launceston pub set to return to glory days of live music. 

UPBEAT : Spotlight: Award win for Wunderbar

Award-winning restaurant on the Mornington Peninsula brining German fare to Victoria’s coast.

APRA AMCOS news : Simplified licence scheme by APRA AMCOS will make it easier for restaurants and cafés to meet their music licence obligations, according to peak industry association, Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA).

The Restaurants & Cafés Licence Scheme, which comes into effect from 1 November, will see a flat fee of $275 applied to a range of music mediums including radio, television, CDs, smartphones and ...

UPBEAT : Spotlight On: Little Feet Music Getting young people to fall in love with music

Little Feet Music. It sounds like a fun business, and it is. Owner of Little Feet Music and APRA AMCOS licensee Rachel Parkinson spoke with us recently. She described how her business introduces ...

Upbeat : Spotlight On: QLD Theatre Company

The Queensland Theatre Company has started focusing on a different theatre experience for their patrons.

Upbeat : Sabotage Social - Brisbane

When Brisbane local Brad ‘Bradzilla’ Cochrane, part-owner of Sabotage Social Bar was looking to open a bar he knew what to wanted to offer the people of Brisbane. 

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