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Concerts & Events

Event Promoters

For events featuring a headline act, support acts, or a series of music performers where admission fees are charged. This licence may apply to a single event or a tour, or to a festival that is not eligible for the Festival licence.

How much does it cost?

2%* of gross admission fees (less credit card charges and ticket booking fees), subject to a minimum fee of $75.00 (excluding GST).

* Rate from 1 December 2020

To obtain this licence or find out further specifics, please complete the form above. Where possible please arrange to have your Event Licence Enquiry submitted at least four weeks before your event.

Self-promoted tours

If you are an APRA Member putting on your own tour, we can help you ensure you are receiving your royalties and those of any works you cover during your performance.

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Special Purpose Featured Music

For events where music is featured, but not the primary focus of the performance such as comedy shows, exhibitions and fashion parades.

How much does it cost?

2%* of gross admission fees pro-rated by the music use percentage over the event's duration, subject to a minimum fee of $75.00 (excluding GST).

* Rate from 1 December 2020

To obtain this licence or find out further specifics, please complete the form above. Where possible please arrange to have your Event Licence Enquiry submitted at least four weeks before your event.

Film Festivals & One-off Screenings

Music is an essential part of the movie-going experience.

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Casual Public Performances

For performances of live artists or recorded music that do not fit any event types descirbed above. Works performed at political events are excluded, unless the songwriter's prior approval has been obtained in writing.

How much does it cost?

Fees range from $75.00 (excluding GST), subject to music use and the number of events.

To obtain this licence or find out further specifics, please complete the form above. Where possible please arrange to have your Event Licence Enquiry submitted at least four weeks before your event.