Collecting Societies

Performing and communication rights (APRA) and certain reproduction rights (AMCOS) in musical (and their associated literary) works.

+61 2 9935 7900



APRA AMCOS Head Office
16-20 Mountain Street
Ultimo NSW 2007
Locked Bag 5000
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012

Information for AMCOS was contributed by the CMO through WIPO

Scot Morris
Director International
  • Music publishers
  • Songwriters and Composers
Rights administered by the Collecting Society? Right held by virtue of a law or statute? Possible by law to have these rights cleared directly by the right holder without involving the Collecting Society?
Reproduction / copying rights Yes No Yes
Public performance rights Yes No Yes
Distribution rights / rights to issue copies to the public Yes No Yes
Rights to communicate to the public / make available over the internet Yes No Yes
Other rights