Who's APRA AMCOS?
We help music creators get paid for their work and give people easy ways to legally play and copy music.
Are you a music creator?
Songwriters, composers, and publishers can all join APRA AMCOS. Membership is free and helps you get paid for your music.
Looking for a music licence?
Find out how your business or event can get permission to use music and support the music industry.
Creating an audio or video production?
Access high-quality and cost-effective music to use in adverts, TV and radio programs, films and more.
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Get recognition for your work. Discover which competitions and initiatives for songwriters, composers, and other members of the music industry run throughout the year.
Since 1982, we've recognised and celebrated the artistic excellence and success of music creators across all genres. With multiple categories recognised each year, discover the rich history of our awards.
We work to spread Australasian music locally and abroad. Find out how you can benefit from programs like SongMakers, SongHubs, Sounds Australia and the Live Music Office.
We fund key music organisations that broadly benefit many Australian songwriters and composers and their industry.
This approach benefits more people by creating unique opportunities and growing the industry.
Key government policies can impact the music industry. We work hard to uphold copyright and influence policies that affect the music industry at large.
Learn how Australia's music industry contributes to our cultural and economic landscape. Read an overview of the key data or get stuck into the full reports.
APRA AMCOS is proud to support a national Music Industry Review on sexual harm, sexual harassment, and systemic discrimination in the contemporary music industry.
The APRA AMCOS Ambassador to curate SongHubs The Tower, joined by Grammy-nominated Khaled Rohaim, A.GIRL and Nardean.
APRA AMCOS offices will close 5pm Friday 17 December 2021 and will reopen Monday 10 January 2022.
A songwriting panel dedicated to the craft of songwriting, as part of the 2022 Tamworth Country Music Festival.
We are now taking nominations for Blues & Roots works for the 2022 APRA Music Awards.
New legislation will see a significant boost to local screen production, and enhance livelihoods of screen composers.
A free 2-day songwriting workshop in Wagga Wagga with Annie Hamilton, Milan Ring & Chloe Dadd, for keen locals aged 16-21.
A free 2-day songwriting workshop in Port Macquarie with Annie Hamilton, Ilan Kidron & Chloe Dadd, for keen locals aged 16-21.
A free 2-day songwriting workshop in Coffs Harbour with Lily Richardson & Taka Perry, for locals aged 16-21.
A free 2-day songwriting workshop in Port Macquarie with Lily Richardson, Taka Perry & Blake Rhodes, for locals aged 16-21.
A free 2-day songwriting workshop in Albury with Milan Ring, Taka Perry & Lily Richardson for keen locals aged 16-21.
A free 2-day songwriting workshop in Port Macquarie with Milan Ring & Taka Perry, for keen locals aged 16-21.
Live music and entertainment industry calls on Morrison Government and states to urgently deliver insurance scheme.
We take a closer look at our members who are nominated and who contributed to nominated works.
Presented by Sounds Australia, this Sounds Session virtual panel will provide invaluable insights on how to best prepare for a COVID-safe tour in the UK & Europe.
APRA AMCOS hosted two virtual annual general meetings from Sydney on Tuesday 23 November 2021.
The Adelaide singer-songwriter Tilly Tjala Thomas is this year's winner of the beloved award, in honour of Emily Burrows.
You'll automatically go into the draw to win cash - grand prize $3k and 2x runners-up $1k. Log in to the Writer Portal and vote!
As part of the 2022 APRA Professional Development Awards, we have partnered with Smugglers of Light Foundation to present an award providing a grant of $12,000.
The last in a series of four weeks of online, free songwriter masterclasses aimed at developing & building technical skills, with a focus on Ableton Live.