Australian Hotels Association

  1. APRA’s Licensing Arrangements Conditionally Approved by ACCC

    October 15, 2013 2:23 AM EDT APRA won't have to make sweeping structural changes to the way it does its business anytime soon after Australia's competition watchdog conditionally sanctioned the society's powerful music licensing position. Though APRA isn' ...

  2. Aussie Restaurants Face Performance Rate Increase

    June 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Aussie restaurateurs have been getting away with paying too little, too long for the music they use to create ambience. That's the basis of an argument presented by the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia, which has begun targeting ...

  3. O'Donnell Returns For Fourth Term As PPCA Chair

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Australia's CEO John O'Donnell has been re-elected for a fourth year as chairman of the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) board. Also joining the board as licensor representative is Sebastian Chase, founder a ...

  4. Aussie Venues Launch Action Against PPCA

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Australian hotel and nightclub industries have jointly launched a Federal Court appeal against the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia's win to raise licensing fees. Last month, the Copyright Tribunal allowed the PPCA -- which r ...

  5. Australia's PPCA Hikes Clubs License Fees

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Owners of Australian nightclubs are fuming about having to pay significantly-hiked music license fees. New rates -- to be introduced at a date still to be decided but expected to be phased in over the next few years -- were approved Tuesday by the ...

  6. Australia's PPCA Plans Tariff Hike

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) has proposed a massive hike in the licensing fees nightclub and hotel owners must pay for public performances. The PPCA licenses the broadcast and Phonographic Performance Company of Australia ( ...

  7. Australia's PPCA Plans Tariff Hike

    June 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clubs react to fee increase. Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) has proposed a massive hike in the licensing fees nightclub and hotel owners must pay for public performances. The PPCA licenses the broadcast and public performance ...