Warner Music Australia

  1. Varasso Splits FMR For Sony BMG

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Australian independent Festival Mushroom Records has lost another high-ranked executive this week. Frank Varasso, FMR's GM of promotions for the past six years, is leaving the company, Billboard.biz h Australian independent Festival Mushroom ...

  2. Australia's FMR Head Parisi Returns To Warner

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Michael Parisi is rejoining Warner Music Australia after a seven-year tenure as managing director of Australian independent Festival Mushroom Records. Michael Parisi is rejoining Warner Music Australia after a seven-year tenure as managing directo ...

  3. Australia's FMR Head Parisi Returns To Warner

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Michael Parisi is rejoining Warner Music Australia after a seven-year tenure as managing director of Australian independent Festival Mushroom Records. Michael Parisi is rejoining Warner Music Australia after a seven-year tenure as managing directo ...

  4. Warner Music Exec Jon Simon Dies

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jon Simon, Sydney-based VP of new media Asia Pacific Warner Music, passed away Saturday (May 14) from complications during surgery. He was 49. Jon Simon, Sydney-based VP of new media Asia Pacific Warner Music, passed away Saturday (May 14) from co ...

  5. Hunter Elevated At Warner Vision Oz

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Michelle Hunter has been promoted to VP, Warner Vision Australia, effective immediately. In her new role, Hunter reports to Ed St. John, chairman/CEO of Warner Music Australia. Michelle Hunter has been promoted to VP, Warner Vision Australia, effe ...

  6. Moss Splits Warner Oz

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chris Moss, managing director of Warner Music Australia, has resigned and will leave the company this Friday (March 11). Moss served at Warner Music for seven years; before that, he was a Sony Music v Chris Moss, managing director of Warner Music ...

  7. Moss Splits Warner Oz

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chris Moss, managing director of Warner Music Australia, has resigned, effective Friday (March 11). Moss served at Warner Music for seven years; before that, he spent 20 years at Sony Music. Chris Moss, managing director of Warner Music Australia, ...

  8. Sony BMG Names Catalog Marketing Execs

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rubin to serve as senior VP. Sony BMG Entertainment has made four appointments in international catalog marketing. Stuart Rubin has been named senior VP of the international catalog marketing group, and Roger Menz VP of strategic projects. Tim Fra ...

  9. Sony BMG Names Catalog Marketing Execs

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rubin to serve as senior VP. Sony BMG Entertainment has made four appointments in international catalog marketing. Stuart Rubin has been named senior VP of the international catalog marketing group, and Roger Menz VP of strategic projects. Tim Fra ...

  10. St. John To Head Warner Oz

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Australia appointed Ed St. John as its president/CEO. He will replace Shaun James, who joined the television industry in August 2004. Warner Music Australia managing director Chris Moss h Warner Music Australia appointed Ed St. John a ...

  11. St. John To Head Warner Oz

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Warner Music Australia will tomorrow (Jan. 28) announce Ed St. John as its president/CEO, sources say. He will replace <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/global/article_display.jsp?vnu_ Warner Music Australia will tomorrow ( ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. O'Donnell To Chair PPCA Board

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Australia managing director John O'Donnell has been appointed chairman of collecting society the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia. EMI Music Australia managing director John O'Donnell has been appointed chairman of ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. EMI, Warner Sell Aussie CD Plant

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Australia and Warner Music Australia have agreed to sell their jointly-owned CD manufacturing business Digital Audio Technologies Australia (DATA) to Summit Technology Australia for an undis SYDNEY -- EMI Music Australia and Warner Music ...

  19. EMI, Warner Sell Aussie CD Plant

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Australia and Warner Music Australia have agreed to sell their jointly owned CD manufacturing business, Digital Audio Technologies Australia, to Summit Technology Australia for an undisclose EMI Music Australia and Warner Music Australia ...

  20. EMI, Warner Sell Aussie CD Plant

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Australia and Warner Music Australia have agreed to sell their jointly owned CD manufacturing business, Digital Audio Technologies Australia, to Summit Technology Australia for an undisclose EMI Music Australia and Warner Music Australia ...

  21. Ex-Bardot Manager Wins Breach Of Contract Case

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won his breach of contract lawsuit against Sydney-based TV production company Screentime for dismissing him as manager of the pop band Bardot. Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won his breach of ...

  22. Ex-Bardot Manager Wins Breach Of Contract Case

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won his breach of contract lawsuit against Sydney-based TV production company Screentime for dismissing him as manager of the pop band Bardot. Australian artist manager Grant Thomas has won his breach of ...

  23. Moss Named Acting CEO at Warner Australia

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Australia managing director Chris Moss has also been appointed acting CEO of the company. He replaces Shaun James, who exited last month for a sales career in television. Warner Music Australia managing director Chris Moss has also be ...

  24. Monk Splits With Warner Oz

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Australia and Sophie Monk have parted ways. According to her manager David Caplice, the pop singer is about to sign with another major and is soon to be confirmed to appear in a TV series Warner Music Australia and Sophie Monk have pa ...

  25. Monk Splits With Warner Oz

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Australia and Sophie Monk have parted ways. According to her manager David Caplice, the pop singer is about to sign with another major and is soon to be confirmed to appear in a TV series Warner Music Australia and Sophie Monk have pa ...

  26. 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, ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. Origin To Administer W/C Australia Catalog

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based independent recording and music publishing company Origin has bought the administration rights to Warner/Chappell Australia's domestic catalog. The deal, announced today, is thought to be Sydney-based independent recording and mu ...

  29. Origin To Administer W/C Australia Catalog

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based independent recording and music publishing company Origin has bought the administration rights to Warner/Chappell Australia's domestic catalog. The deal, announced today, is thought to be Sydney-based independent recording and mu ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. Urban Signs With Capitol Australia

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nashville-based Australian country singer Keith Urban has signed to Capitol/EMI Australia. Nashville-based Australian country singer Keith Urban has signed to Capitol/EMI Australia. Urban was contracted to EMI Music Australia in the early part of ...

  32. Urban Signs With Capitol Australia

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nashville-based Australian country singer Keith Urban has signed to Capitol/EMI Australia. Nashville-based Australian country singer Keith Urban has signed to Capitol/EMI Australia. Urban was contracted to EMI Music Australia in the early part of ...

  33. Warner Aus CEO Shaun James To Depart

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Shaun James, chairman/CEO of Warner Music Australasia, is to leave the company next month. He has been appointed deputy GM of network sales at the free-to-air national Ten Network. Shaun James, chairman/CEO of Warner Music Australasia, is to leave ...

  34. Warner Chappell Australia Downsizes

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warner Chappell Music Australia is cutting back its staff of 15 to four. Managing director Adam Lang; GM of copyright and royalties Yvonne Hands; and manager of copyright and royalties Julie Robinson Warner Chappell Music Australia is cutting back ...

  35. Australia's Ninemsn Enters Download Market

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Leading Australian Web portal Ninemsn has bowed a legitimate digital-download store. The new online initiative -- launched Wednesday (April 21) -- is powered by U.K.-based digital-music service provid Leading Australian Web portal Ninemsn has bowe ...

  36. Australia's Ninemsn Enters Download Market

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Leading Australian Web portal Ninemsn has bowed a legitimate digital-download store. The new online initiative -- launched Wednesday (April 21) -- is powered by U.K.-based digital-music service provid Leading Australian Web portal Ninemsn has bowe ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Staff Cuts Roll On At Warner Music N.Z.

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST The majority of Warner Music New Zealand's senior management team was laid off on Friday (March 12). Longtime managing director James Southgate, financial director Geoff Shearning and marketing manage The majority of Warner Music New Zealand& ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. Aussie Judge Rejects Kazaa Claim

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Federal Court in Sydney has rejected an application by P2P service Kazaa's parent Sharman Networks to have evidence collected during February raids in three Australian states declared invalid. SYDNEY--The Federal Court in Sydney has rejec ...

  41. E.U. Set To Act On New Rules To Halt Piracy

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Union is expected to agree to new rules this week that will clamp down on movie and music pirates following a long legislative battle, according to the E.U. sources last Friday. <br clea Virgin, Fox Studio Drop Lawsuit, Settle Disp ...

  42. Sony On Board Aussie Destra Download Service

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony Music Australia has become the third key label -- and second major -- to sign-up for digital rights management (DRM) provider Destra Corporation's online music store. The pact will see Destra sel Sony Music Australia has become the third ...

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