AMCOS

  1. APRA Reports Royalty Distribution Rise, AMCOS Down in 'Volatile' Market

    October 29, 2013 11:41 PM EDT The Australasian Performing Right Society distributed a record Australian $177.4 million ($168 million) in royalties for its 2012-2013 financial period, up 4.2% year-on-year, according to a new report. Of the sum, Australian $117.4 million ($111 ...

  2. AMCOS, Boom Video Strike ‘World First’ Licensing Deal

    August 29, 2013 3:46 AM EDT Australasian mechanical copyright society AMCOS has struck what it describes as a “ground-breaking” partnership with video advertising firm Boom Video -- Australia and New Zealand’s first YouTube partner network. It's pitched as the first “ ...

  3. Vanessa Hutley To Lead Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigations

    September 02, 2011 10:59 AM EDT A former director at Microsoft will lead the Australian music industry's anti-piracy activities. Starting Sept. 12, Vanessa Hutley will start as General Manager of the Music Industry Piracy Investigations (MIPI), where she succeeds the outgoi ...

  4. APRA's Performance and Broadcast Royalties Up Seven Percent

    June 03, 2011 12:11 PM EDT Performance and broadcast royalties continue to show strong growth Down Under, where the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) this week announced it had distributed a record $71.2 million Australian ($75.9 million) to its members APRA& ...

  5. Capper Rises At Warner/Chappell Down Under

    July 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Australia GM Matthew Capper has been promoted to managing director of the Sydney-based music publisher. Capper, who joined the company in 2003, will be responsible for bolstering the affiliate's A&R activities and has made ...

  6. Australian Govt Pledges To Back Songwriters

    June 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Artists, get to work on your songs. Everything else is window-dressing. That was the overriding theme of the second bi-annual APRA Song Summit, held in Sydney. Peter Garrett , the rock star-turned politician, gave the three-day creative, business ...

  7. Australian Copyright Tribunal Sets New Royalty Rate

    January 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST Australia has a new royalty rate for digital music and video downloads. The country's Copyright Tribunal has established a new tariff payable to composers, songwriters and music publishers, and in doing so has put an end to a clash which pitt ...

  8. APRA Posts Revenue Growth

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) has reported net distributions to members in the 2003-04 period increased year-on-year by 6.5% to A$97.88m ($74.38 million). The Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) has reported net distributio ...