Licence to Play Music in Motels and Other Accommodation Services - Australian Government

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to play recorded music in your venue, including creating copies of music for these purposes. The types of music covered by this licence include:

  • background music in reception
  • background music in areas such as internal restaurants / dining areas
  • live music for entertaining guests (without additional tickets required)
  • telephone hold music.

A 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.

You would obtain a licence from OneMusic Australia depending on the type of business or organisation you are operating and this covers the rights of the above two organisations.

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 forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.

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

Fees

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Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
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Other resources

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

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General Enquiries

OneMusic Australia

Australasian Performing Right Association

Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 5000
Strawberry Hills, New South Wales 2012
Phone: 1300 162 162
Email: hello@onemusic.com.au
Website: OneMusic Australia (Opens in new window)