Radio Music Licence - Australian Government

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to use music for radio broadcasting. This licence covers the use of the following forms of broadcasting:

  • community radio
  • narrow casters
  • commercial radio.

Please note that there are different licensing regimes in Australia regarding the reproduction and playing of music and music videos that are protected by copyright.

This licence can only be used for radio broadcasting. Please note that depending on the nature of your activities you may also be required to hold a licence with the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) or the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). It is recommended that you discuss your licensing needs with all three Agencies prior to applying.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified

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.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Radio Music Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Copyright Act 1968 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Copyright Regulations 2017 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australasian Performing Right Association

Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society

Revenue and Licensing

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:

Commercial Radio and Television

Revenue and Licensing

Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society

Australasian Performing Right Association

Operating address: 16 Mountain Street
Ultimo, New South Wales 2007
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 5000
Strawberry Hills, New South Wales 2012
Phone: 02 9935 7900
Email: bcast@apra.com.au

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:

Narrowcast Radio

Revenue and Licensing

Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society

Australasian Performing Right Association

Operating address: 16 Mountain Street
Ultimo, New South Wales 2007
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 5000
Strawberry Hills, New South Wales 2012
Phone: 02 9935 7900
Email: narrowcasters@apra.com.au

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:

Media Licensing

Revenue and Licensing

Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society

Australasian Performing Right Association

Operating address: 16 Mountain Street
Ultimo, New South Wales 2007
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 5000
Strawberry Hills, New South Wales 2012
Phone: 02 9935 7900
Email: medialicensing@apra.com.au