Copyright / Royalties

APRA – AUSTRALASIAN PERFORMING RIGHTS ASSOCIATION LTD – APRA licenses users of copyright music for public performance, broadcast and cable transmission. Administers mechanical and synchronisation rights by arrangement with AMCOS (Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society Ltd). Royalties collected from these licenses are then distributed to composers and publishers.
Head Office: 16 Mountain St, ULTIMO NSW 2007
Phone: 02 9935 7900
Email: apra@apra.com.au

AUSTRALIAN CHRISTIAN ARTISTS NETWORK (ACAN)
Address: PO Box 650, Belmont VIC 3216
Phone: (03) 5243 0855
Fax: (03) 5241 2149

AUSTRALIAN COPYRIGHT COUNCIL – Free advice about copyright. Publications also available.
Address:245 Chalmers Street, Redfern NSW 2016
Phone: (02) 9318 1788 / Fax: (02) 9698 3536
Email: info@copyright.org.au

Education / Training

AUSMUSIC / MUSIC IT – Supports and develops education and training for the music industry in association with secondary and tertiary institutions, community and commercial providers around Australia.
Address:PO Box 307, Port Melbourne VIC 3205
Phone: (03) 9696 2422 / Fax: (03) 9696 2879
Email: info@ausmusic.org.au

Genre Associations

AUSTRALIAN BUSH BALLADEERS ASSOC. INC.
Address:PO Box 7, Bundanoon NSW 2578
Phone: (02) 4883 6663

AUSTRALIAN CHRISTIAN ARTISTS NETWORK (ACAN) – Non-profit association to support Australian Christian recording and performance artists.
Address:PO Box 2359, Rowville VIC 3178
Phone: (03) 9795 7801 / Fax: (03) 9795 7805
Email: nationaloffice@acan.org.au

BLUES ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND INC. (BASEQ) – Supports blues and related music in southeast Queensland.
Address:PO Box 496, Ashgrove QLD 4060
Phone: (07) 3862 3141; 07 3862 4461 / Fax: (07) 3862 4480
Email: baseq@hotmail.com

COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA)
Address:21 Russell Street, Watsons Bay NSW 2030
Phone: (02) 9337 5244 / Fax: (02) 9337 5272
Email: ht@netline.net.au

COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOC. OF AUSTRALIA INC.
Address:PO Box 298, Tamworth NSW 2340
Phone: (02) 6766 1577/ Fax: (02) 67667314
Email: info@cmaa.net.au

FOLK ALLIANCE AUSTRALIA (FAA) – Non-profit body representing and promoting the work of Australian folk arts performers and practitioners.
Address:PO Box 217, Heidelberg VIC 3084
Phone: (03) 9459 8128 / Fax: (03) 9455 2333
Email: dieter@mail-direct

Legal / Unions

ARTS LAW CENTRE OF AUSTRALIA – A national community legal centre which gives advice and information on contracts, copyright, insurance, defamation, business structures, employment and taxation to artists and arts organisations. Initial telephone advice is free, and many information sheets are freely available via the web. For ongoing advice and regular access to publications, a subscription is recommended.
Address:The Gunnery, 43-51 Cowper Wharf Road, Wooloomooloo NSW 2011
Phone: (02) 9356 2566 / Fax: (02) 9358 6475
Email: artslaw@artslaw.asn.au

MUSICIANS’ UNION OF AUSTRALIA – Protects the interests of musician members through legal advice, insurance advice, draft contacts and venue vetting. Branch Offices in each State.
Federal Office: Trades Hall, 4 Goulburn Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9269 0975 / Fax: (02) 9269 0974

Management / Agents / Venues

AUSTRALIAN ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION (AEIA) – National membership organisation of entertainment industry employers including venue managers, festivals, promoters, entertainers, caterers, sound and lighting, events managers, exhibitors etc.
Address: 8th Floor, West Tower, 608 St. Kilda Road, Melbourne VIC 3004
Phone: (03) 9521 1900 / Fax: (03) 9521 2285
Email: aeia@aeia.org.au

MUSIC MANAGERS FORUM (AUSTRALIA) – Australian branch of international network of managers who inform, and lobby for, their members.  The Music Managers’ Forum (MMF) Australia runs monthly professional development forums across Australia. The forums are aimed at enlightening and informing members and the industry of the latest developments on a wide variety of music related issues. MMF workshops and forums allow musicians, music managers, students and teachers, plus other sectors of the music industry to intensive professional development sessions dealing with topics of specific interest to managers and self-managed artists.
Phone: 0412 942 317
Email: info@mmfaustralia.com.au
Website: www.mmfaustralia.com.au

Music Development – National

AUSTRALIA COUNCIL – The Federal Government arts funding and advisory body. Promotes cultural enrichment through the arts. Provides grants programs across all artforms, and promotes the export of Australian arts.
Address:PO Box 788, Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
Phone: (02) 9215 9000 / Toll Free: 1800 226 912 / Fax: (02) 9215 9111

Music Development – State

ArtsACT – Peak ACT government body for arts development and cultural policy.
Address:GPO Box 158, Canberra ACT 2601
Phone: (02) 6207 2384 / Fax: (02) 6207 2386

ARTS QUEENSLAND – Peak QLD government body for arts development and cultural policy.
Address:GPO Box 1436, Brisbane QLD 4000
Phone: (07) 3224 4896 / Fax: (07) 3224 4077

ARTS SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Address:GPO Box 2308, Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: (08) 8463 5435; 8463 5483 / Fax: (08) 8463 5419
Email: cheatle.warwick@saugov.sa.gov.au

ARTS TASMANIA
Address: GPO Box 646, Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: (03) 6233 7308 / Fax: (03) 6233 8424
Email: arts.tasmania@arts.tas.gov.au

ARTS VICTORIA
Address:Private Bag 1, South Melbourne VIC 3205
Phone: (03) 9954 5000 / Fax: (03) 9686 6186
Email: artsvic@dpc.vic.gov.au

ARTSWA
Address: PO Box 8349, Perth Business Centre WA 6849
Phone: (08) 9224 7310 / Fax: (08) 9224 7311
Email: info@artswa.mca.wa.gov.au

MUSIC INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT INC (MIDI) – Supports, represents and develops the contemporary music industry in NT.
Address:GPO Box 4016, Darwin NT 0801
Phone: (08) 8981 1995 / Fax: (08) 8941 3577
Email: midi@topend.com.au

MUSICNSW – Supports the NSW music industry, and has developed a great venue guide on the netwww.vroom.musicnsw.com
Phone: (02) 9699 9706
Email: millie@musicnsw.com

NSW MINISTRY FOR THE ARTS – Peak NSW government body for arts development and cultural policy.
Address: PO Box A226, Sydney South NSW 1235
Phone: (02) 9228 5533 / Fax: (02) 9228 4722

Q MUSIC (QUEENSLAND MUSIC NETWORK INC.) – Supports, represents and develops the contemporary music industry in QLD.
Address:PO Box 878, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Phone: (07) 3257 0013 / Fax: (07) 3257 0057
Email: info@qmusic.com.au

NSW MINISTRY FOR THE ARTS – Peak NSW government body for arts development and cultural policy.
Address: PO Box A226, Sydney South NSW 1235
Phone: (02) 9228 5533 / Fax: (02) 9228 4722

Q MUSIC (QUEENSLAND MUSIC NETWORK INC.) – Supports, represents and develops the contemporary music industry in QLD.
Address:PO Box 878, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Phone: (07) 3257 0013 / Fax: (07) 3257 0057
Email: info@qmusic.com.au

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION INC. (SAMIA) – Supports, represents and develops the contemporary music industry in SA.
Address:PO Box 8288 Station Arcade, Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: (08) 8212 2111
Email: samia@samia.org.au

TASMANIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION – Supports, represents and develops the contemporary music industry in TAS.
Address:70 Brisbane Street, Launceston TAS 7250
Phone: (03) 6331 4470 / Fax: (03) 6331 4470
Email: info@tmia.com.au

VICTORIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY NETWORK (VMIN) – Supports, represents and develops the contemporary music industry in VIC
Address:PO Box 2289, St. Kilda West VIC 3182
Email: vmin@mgdmusic.com.au

WAM (WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION) – Supports, represents and develops the music industry in WA.
Address:58 James Street, Northbridge WA 6003
Phone: (08) 9227 7962 / Fax: (08) 9328 7711
Email: wam@iinet.net.au

Publishing / Distribution

AIR (ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT RECORD LABELS INC) – AIR represents the interests of Australian owned independent labels.
Address:PO Box 584, Surry Hills 2010
Phone: (02) 9310 4267 / Fax: (02) 9698 6247
Email: info@air.org.au

ARIA (AUSTRALIAN RECORD INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION LTD) – ARIA is the trade association representing Australian major and independent record producers, manufacturers and distributors. Produces the weekly ARIAnet music charts and auspices the Annual ARIA Music Awards.
Address: 4th Floor, 19 Harris Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009
Postal Address: PO Box Q20, QVB NSW 1230
Phone: 02 8569 1144 / Fax: 02 8569 1181
Email: aria.mail@aria.com.au

Songwriting Associations

AUSTRALIAN SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION INC. (ASA)
Address: 2/2 Rawson St, Newtown NSW 2042
Phone/Fax: 02 9516 4960
Email: inquiries@asai.org.au

SCALA (SONGWRITERS, COMPOSERS AND LYRICISTS ASSOCIATION INC)
Address: PO Box 228, Kensington Park SA 5068
Phone: (08) 8431 4063 / Fax: (08) 8332 1013
Email: scala@senet.com.au

SONGSALIVE!
Address: PO Box 135,CASTLE HILL, NSW, 1765
Phone: (02) 9294 2415
Email: sydney@songsalive.org

SONGWRITING SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA (SSA)
Address: PO Box 693, Glebe NSW 2037
Phone: (02) 9294 4236
Email: songsoc@ozemail.com.au

TAMWORTH SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION (TSA)
Address: PO Box 618, Tamworth NSW 2340
Phone: (02) 6765 8558 / Fax: (02) 6762 3361
Email: tsa@tpgi.com.au