Collecting Societies

Administers copyright in sound recordings and audiovisual recordings (i.e. music videos) of musical works. A list of the copyright owners (record labels and performers) for which PPCA licenses copyright is at[7].pdf.

The rates quoted herein are inclusive of GST.

PPCA license applications can be submitted online at

A copy of the application form is also available at[1].pdf.

+61 2 85691100

Licensing: +61 2 85691111

General enquiries:

Licensing enquiries:

Phonographic Performance Company of Australia Ltd
ACN 000 680 704
PO Box Q20
Queen Victoria Bldg NSW

Information for PPCA was contributed by the CMO through Baker & McKenzie.

  • Record companies
  • Performers
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 No No No
Public performance rights Yes No Yes
Distribution rights / rights to issue copies to the public No No No
Rights to communicate to the public / make available over the internet Yes No Yes
Other rights