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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This is where you find out how we work. Both APRA and AMCOS are guided by individual constitutions and governance statements, providing a framework for operations.
A lot goes into determining how copyright owners get paid. Learn how the licence fees we collect are paid out as royalties in the form of distributions.
APRA AMCOS is committed to fostering a safe, respectful, and inclusive environment for everyone.
We expect everyone involved with APRA AMCOS to respect others, and to act lawfully, safely and responsibly.
Our values keep everyone reading from the same score to maintain an organisation that's a hit with everyone who works for and with us.
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As a music rights management organisation that collects copyright fees on behalf of its members, we're bound by the Code of Conduct for Copyright Collecting Societies.
We've developed our own policies and procedures to run our organisation ethically and respond quickly to any issue. Documents include:
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