PPCA is a non-profit organisation that provides licences to Australian businesses to play recorded music in public. The net fees are distributed to record labels & registered Australian artists who create the recordings so they can continue to make music for us all to enjoy.

Find out more


  • PPCA (Thumb)

    PPCA, APRA AMCOS & ARA announce joint licence scheme

    New partnership means less paperwork, a consolidated cost for busy retail owners and makes compliance with copyright law much easier.

    Read more

  • Radio Cap Thumb

    Copyright Collecting Societies Code of Conduct

    Call For Submissions 2015

    Read more

  • Megan Washington_square

    Megan Washington Joins PPCA Board

    Megan Washington has joined the PPCA Board after successfully participating in the recent PPCA Artist Board Representative election.

    Read more

  • 10th Coopers AMP

    The 10th Coopers AMP Winner!

    Melbourne hip hop artist Remi takes home $30,000, courtesy of PPCA.

    Read more

  • Australia Council

    PPCA and the Australia Council announce 2015 recording grants

    PPCA and the Australia Council today announced the recipients of five grants offered under a joint initiative between the two organisations.

    Read more

  • Digital Content Guide

    Digital Content Guide Launches

    The new website sets out a range of entertainment content that is available online from licensed sources in Australia.

    Read more

  • ATSI Music Office

    APRA AMCOS and PPCA announce new partnership

    Read more

  • PPCA (Thumb)

    PPCA Statement

    PPCA disappointed by Commercial Radio Australia’s decision to impact regional radio listeners

    Read more

  • PPCA (Thumb)

    Artists and labels win court case on radio simulcasting

    Artists and recording labels have won a Federal Court appeal which confirms that they are entitled to seek licence fees from radio stations for music streamed via internet simulcasts.

    Read more

Tariff News

  • Festival

    Events & Festivals Tariff

    Outcome of the review of PPCA's tariffs covering Events & Festivals. New Tariffs commencing 1 July, 2012.

    Read more

  • Fitness 1

    New Fitness Classes Tariff

    News on the new PPCA/Fitness Australia agreed Fitness Classes Tariff

    Read more

  • Restaurant Thumb

    Review of PPCA’s Restaurant & Café Tariff

    Find out the complete history of the review, details of the new tariff and how playing music in your restaurant or café influences customer behaviour.

    Read more