Cinema Music Licence - Australian Government

Description

You need this licence to play copyrighted music at your cinema.

This licence allows you to play music in your cinema foyer or other common areas, in the soundtracks of films, trailers and advertisements, and on telephone hold.

This licence legally authorises the public performance of copyrighted music from within the Australasian Performing Right Association and Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (APRA AMCOS) and Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) global inventory of registered songs (called works), sound recordings and music videos.

Your licence will be obtained from OneMusic Australia and covers the rights of the above two organisations.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To apply for this licence, you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • supply your ABN / ACN (if you have one)
  • submit the required form
  • pay any prescribed fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Annual

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
General All Cinemas Information Sheet - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Copyright Act 1968 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Copyright Regulations 2017 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australasian Performing Right Association

OneMusic Australia

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Cinema Enquiries

OneMusic Australia

Australasian Performing Right Association

Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 5000
Strawberry Hills, New South Wales 2012
Phone: 1300 162 162
Email: cinema@onemusic.com.au

Supporting information