Veteran music publisher Peter Hebbes is the new head of the Australasian Music Publishers Association (AMPAL).

Hebbes will continue as managing director of Hebbes Music Group. The Sydney-based executive succeeds Mark Callaghan at AMPAL, taking the role of GM.

Callaghan will become managing director of Sydney-based Music Sales with effect from July 1.

"Mark has done a fantastic job of building the association," Hebbes tells

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