Sound Recording Reproduction Licence Agreement - Australian Government


You will need this licence to reproduce (i.e. dub or copy) music or sound recordings controlled by any of the members of the Australian Record Industry Association Limited (ARIA).

Copyright applies to sound recordings regardless of the source of the recording, even if you download a recording from a legitimate internet site or copy it from a commercially available CD that you have purchased.

This licence covers the sound recording only. Please note that depending on the nature of your activities you may also be required to hold a licence with the Australasian Performing Right Association. It is recommended that you discuss your licensing needs with all Agencies prior to applying.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

An extensive range of eligibility requirements may apply. Please consult the agency and their website for further details.


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Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.

Act(s) name

Copyright Act 1968 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Copyright Regulations 2017 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Record Industry Association Limited (ARIA)

Contact details

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