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Licence information guides

We've created a series of guides explaining our different music licences in plain English. You can view or print each guide.

Domestic Use Video Licence information guide

If you film an event such as a wedding or dance concert, you may want to create hard copy of the video to give to your friends and family as a keepsake.

View or download your copy of the Domestic Use Video licence information guide (PDF, 504KB)

Community Radio Licence information guide

Our Community Radio Licences are for radio stations broadcasting on an AM/FM signal that hold an Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) community radio broadcasting licence.

View or download your copy of the Community Radio Licence information guide (PDF 1.3MB)

Narrowcaster Licence information guide

This licence is for radio stations holding an Open Narrowcasting Licence from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). A narrowcast broadcast service targets special interest groups, or is received in a limited location for limited period of time.

View or download your copy of the Narrowcaster Licence information guide (PDF 1.4 MB)

Online Mini Licence information guide

The Online Mini Licence covers online services earning less than AUD$25,000 a year with low levels of music.

View or download your copy of the Online Mini Licence information guide (PDF 446 KB)

Audio Manufacture licence information guide

If you want to release your own physical recording (such as a CD, live DVD or vinyl) you can get an Audio Manufacture Licence to cover your use of the musical work.

View or download your copy of the Audio Manufacture Licence information guide (PDF 551 KB)

Dealing directly with songwriters and music publishers information guide

You don't have to go through APRA AMCOS to legally play music - you can deal directly with the songwriters or publishers who own the rights.

View or download your copy of the information guide (PDF 1MB)