Universal Music Australia

  1. O'Donnell Remains Chair Of Oz Firm PPCA

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Australia's managing director John O'Donnell has been named chairman of the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia board for a third consecutive term. EMI Music Australia's managing director John O'Donnell has ...

  2. Handlin Re-Elected As ARIA Chair

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Denis Handlin has been re-elected for a record eighth term as chair of the Australian Recording Industry Assn. board, Billboard.biz has learned. Denis Handlin has been re-elected for a record eighth term as chair of the Australian Recording Indust ...

  3. Sony BMG, Austereo Partner On Net Channel

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment and market leader radio network Austereo have joined forces in a new Internet TV initiative. Crank TV will go live in February at www.cranktv.com.au with a one-hour looped Sony BMG Music Entertainment and market leader ...

  4. Sony BMG, Austereo Partner On Net Channel

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Music Entertainment and market leader radio network Austereo have joined forces in a new Internet TV initiative. Crank TV will go live in February at www.cranktv.com.au with a one-hour looped Sony BMG Music Entertainment and market leader ...

  5. iTunes Goes Live In Australia

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG holds out on Aussie service. Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store finally opened for business today (Oct. 25) in Australia. The digital download store at www.apple.com.au began operation this morning at 3AM Australian EST. According t ...

  6. iTunes Goes Live In Australia

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store finally opened for business today (Oct. 25) in Australia. However, as reported here yesterday, the Australian store does not include Sony BMG content. Apple Computer's iTunes Music Store finally opened ...

  7. Aussie Market Shrinks In H1

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Australian recorded music market during the first-half of 2005 fell by 11.82% year-on-year for a wholesale value of A$209 million ($161 million), according to figures issued today (Sept. 12) by th The Australian recorded music market during th ...

  8. Aussie Web Operator Liable For Linking

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Federal Court on July 14 found a Web site operator liable for copyright infringement for posting hyperlinks to other sites offering illegal MP3 downloads. The decision also found the si SYDNEY -- The Australian Federal Court on July ...

  9. Aussie Web Site Guilty In Landmark C'Right Case

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Federal Court yesterday (July 14) found a Web site guilty of copyright infringement for posting hyperlinks to other sites offering illegal MP3 downloads. The decision also found the sit The Australian Federal Court yesterday (July 1 ...

  10. Aussie Web Site Guilty In Landmark C'Right Case

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Industry describes hyperlink ruling 'significant.' The Australian Federal Court yesterday (July 14) found a Web site guilty of copyright infringement for posting hyperlinks to other sites offering illegal MP3 downloads. The decision also ...

  11. Aussie DJs Hit With Infringement Judgment

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sydney-based DJs Chris Kross and Pee Wee Ferris have been ordered to pay damages and costs totalling A$819,000 ($655,000) in the copyright infringement case against them, which concluded March 11. SYDNEY -- Sydney-based DJs Chris Kross and Pee Wee ...

  12. Aussie DJs Hit With Fines

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sydney-based DJs Chris Kross and Pee Wee Ferris have been ordered to pay damages and costs totalling A$819,000 ($655,000) as the prolonged copyright infringement case against the pair concluded last F Sydney-based DJs Chris Kross and Pee Wee Ferri ...

  13. Aussie DJs Hit With Fines

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sydney-based DJs Chris Kross and Pee Wee Ferris have been ordered to pay damages and costs totalling A$819,000 ($655,000) in the copyright infringement case against them, which concluded Friday (March Sydney-based DJs Chris Kross and Pee Wee Ferri ...

  14. Handlin Re-Upped As ARIA Chair

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Denis Handlin, chairman/CEO of Sony BMG Entertainment Australia and New Zealand, was voted in on Feb. 24 as chairman of the Australia Record Industry Assn. for a record seventh consecutive time. SYDNEY -- Denis Handlin, chairman/CEO of Sony BMG En ...

  15. Handlin Re-Upped As ARIA Chair

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Denis Handlin, chairman/CEO of Sony BMG Entertainment Australia and New Zealand, was yesterday (Feb. 24) voted in as chairman of the Australia Record Industry Assn. for a record seventh consecutive ti Denis Handlin, chairman/CEO of Sony BMG Entert ...

  16. MIPI Raids ISP For Evidence

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation on Jan. 14 raided the Sydney office of Internet service provider ComCen to gather evidence on the song-sharing service MP3s4free.net. SYDNEY -- Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigati ...

  17. Oz's MIPI Raids ISP For Evidence

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hearing on P2P service set for Feb. 7. Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation today (Jan. 14) raided the Sydney office of Internet service provider Com-Cen to gather evidence on the song-sharing service MP3s4free.net. The Australian ...

  18. Oz's MIPI Raids ISP For Evidence

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation today (Jan. 14) raided the Sydney office of Internet service provider Com-Cen to gather evidence on the song-sharing service MP3s4free.net. Australia's Music Industry Piracy Investigation t ...

  19. Kelly Joins Universal Australia

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Australia has recruited Tim Kelly as GM of marketing for frontline and domestic product. Based in Sydney, Kelly reports to managing director George Ash. Universal Music Australia has recruited Tim Kelly as GM of marketing for front ...

  20. Aussie File-Sharing Service On Trial

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brisbane-based file-sharing Web site MP3s4free.net was one of the biggest copyright infringing services in the world, the Australian Federal Court heard yesterday (Oct. 25). Brisbane-based file-sharing Web site MP3s4free.net was one of the biggest ...

  21. Aussie File Sharing Service On Trial

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brisbane-based file-sharing Web site MP3s4free.net was one of the biggest copyright infringing services in the world, the Australian Federal Court heard yesterday (Oct. 25). Brisbane-based file-sharing Web site MP3s4free.net was one of the biggest ...

  22. Universal Calls For Kazaa Owner's Identity

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney judge to order Sharman Networks to reveal the identity of its owner. Universal Music and the other leading Australian record labels are suing Sharman for a Sydney -- Universal Music Australia has asked ...

  23. Universal Calls For Kazaa Owner's Identity

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney judge to order Sharman Networks to reveal the identity of its owner. Universal Music and the other leading Australian record labels are suing Sharman for a Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney j ...

  24. Universal Calls For Kazaa Owner's Identity

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney judge to order Sharman Networks to reveal the identity of its owner. Universal Music and the other leading Australian record labels are suing Sharman for a Universal Music Australia has asked a Sydney j ...

  25. Oz Watchdog Greenlights Sony-BMG Merger

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australia's competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says it "will not interfere" in the merger of BMG Australia and Sony Music Entertainment (Australia). Australia's competition watchdog ...

  26. Oz Watchdog Greenlights Sony-BMG Merger

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australia's competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says it "will not interfere" in the merger of BMG Australia and Sony Music Entertainment (Australia). Australia's competition watchdog ...

  27. Australian Pirate DJs Sentenced To Fine

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A federal court judge in Sydney on July 29 ordered five club DJs to pay $140,000 Australian ($98,000) each after they pleaded guilty to copyright infringement. SYDNEY -- A federal court judge in Sydney on July 29 ordered five club DJs to pay $140, ...

  28. Australian DJs To Pay Out In Copyright Case

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Federal Court judge in Sydney last Friday (July 30) ordered five Sydney club DJs to pay a total of A$140,000 ($98,000) in compensation after they pleaded guilty to copyright infringement. A Federal Court judge in Sydney last Friday (July 30) ord ...

  29. New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venues

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Developing technologies are beginning to raise new legal issues for performance venues, as the rights of patrons and artists potentially collide. That was the warning delivered by Denis Clive Braham d New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venu ...

  30. Kazaa May Go To Court November 29

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Federal Court has tentatively set November 29 as the date when Kazaa parent company Sharman Networks stand trial in Sydney. The Australian Federal Court has tentatively set November 29 as the date when Kazaa parent company Sharman N ...

  31. Kazaa May Go To Court November 29

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Federal Court has tentatively set November 29 as the date when Kazaa parent company Sharman Networks stand trial in Sydney. The Australian Federal Court has tentatively set November 29 as the date when Kazaa parent company Sharman N ...

  32. Kazaa May Go To Court November 29

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Australian Federal Court has tentatively set November 29 as the date when Kazaa parent company Sharman Networks stand trial in Sydney. The Australian Federal Court has tentatively set November 29 as the date when Kazaa parent company Sharman N ...

  33. Australian On Extortion, Fraud Charges Over Uni Music

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT An Australian man has been charged with attempting to extort A$152 million ($106.4 million) from Universal Music Australia. Robert Geoffrey Brown, 56, was arrested yesterday and charged at the Perth C An Australian man has been charged with attemp ...

  34. Australian On Extortion, Fraud Charges Over Uni Music

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT An Australian man has been charged with attempting to extort A$152 million ($106.4 million) from Universal Music Australia. Robert Geoffrey Brown, 56, was arrested yesterday and charged at the Perth C An Australian man has been charged with attemp ...

  35. New Board For Australia's PPCA

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Australia chairman/CEO Shaun James was re-elected chairman of the Phonographic Performance Co. of Australia (PPCA) board at the body's annual general meeting last week in Sydney. He will Warner Music Australia chairman/CEO Shaun ...

  36. Universal Oz To Handle "Popstars Live" Album

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Australia will provide a recording contract to the winner of "Popstars Live," which airs on the national Seven Network. The label has tapped Trevor Steel, founding member of '90s Briti Universal Music Australia will ...

  37. Handlin Back As ARIA Chair For 6th Year

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony chairman/CEO Denis Handlin was re-elected chairman of the Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) in a vote Friday (March 5). The annual term will be Handlin's sixth consecutive year in that post Sony chairman/CEO Denis Handlin was re-el ...

  38. Handlin Back As ARIA Chair For 6th Year

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony chairman/CEO Denis Handlin was re-elected chairman of the Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) in a vote Friday (March 5). The annual term will be Handlin's sixth consecutive year in that post Sony chairman/CEO Denis Handlin was re-el ...

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