Collecting Societies

AWGACS is the professional association for Australian performance writers including:

  • Film;
  • Television;
  • Theatre;
  • Radio; and
  • Digital media.

AWGACS represents the writers for any Australian and New Zealand television series or serials, feature films, documentaries, children's television programs, or shorts.

+612 9319 0339
+612 9319 0141

5 Blackfriars Street
Chippendale NSW 2008

Information for AWGACS was contributed by the CMO through WIPO.

  • Record companies
  • Film Studios
  • Film directors
  • Performers
  • Print publishers
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 Yes Yes
Distribution rights / rights to issue copies to the public Yes Yes Yes
Rights to communicate to the public / make available over the internet Yes Yes Yes
Other rights