Licensor Election

Information on candidates in the PPCA Licensor Representative Election

For the financial year commencing 1 July 2020



Ducan Collins (TMRW Music)


Duncan Collins


Duncan Collins is the Chief Operating Officer of TMRW Music Group, one of Australia's largest independent entertainment groups.  With a career spanning 20 years across the UK, Europe and Australia, he has been on the frontline of some of the biggest clubs in the world, as well as at the helm of one of the UK's most successful ever independent record companies, Ministry of Sound.  

Having moved to Australia in 2011, he now works hand in hand with Tim McGee running a group of independent music companies covering recordings, publishing, live events, artist management and venue management under the TMRW banner.  These include etcetc music, home to Pnau and Jax Jones, Ministry of Sound Events, home to the wildly successful Orchestrated live classical gigs, and Chinese Laundry, one of Australia's key club exports and a consistent feature in the World's Top 100 clubs.  

A regular contributor to international boards such as AFEM (Association for Electronic Music) and speaker at EMC (Electronic Music Conference Australia), he is well versed in every aspect of a modern entertainment business, from performing rights and business affairs all the way to live event management.  He is currently studying a Masters in Analytics at UNSW outside of his day to day role.



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Kristy Gostelow (Lovely Records / Tia Gostelow)


Kristy Gostelow

Director of Kadence Group, offering Artist Management, Music Business Mentoring and Grant Writing Services and Managing Director of Lovely Records.

I've held senior management positions in a diverse range of fields across Corporate, Government and Non Profit. I've managed teams, budgets, training, government contracts, events and sponsorship deals from education and training to finance, business development to youth work.

Proud to have won an Australia Day Award for Community Development and nominated for Young Business Person of the Year for Queensland's AIM Awards.



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Matthew Rogers (We Are Unified)


Matthew Rogers   . 

Matthew Rogers is the Chief Operating Officer of UNIFIED Music Group, the fastest growing Australian independent music company. As an entertainment lawyer, he has represented some of the most well-known Australian labels and artists, including working as in-house counsel at the iconic Mushroom Group. 

At UNIFIED, Mat is involved in managing the global operations and team for Australia’s largest artist management group, a suite of online merchandise stores that includes D2C stores 24hundred, SpaceMirror Merch and triplejstore, a record label group including UNFD, Domestic La La and THAA Records, an award-winning boutique publishing catalogue and an events business that promotes tours as well as the hugely successful UNIFY: A Heavy Music Gathering festival.

Mat is a member of the board of the Australian Independent Record Label Association (AIR) and is a Vice President of the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN Council) where he represents Australian independent labels. Mat has been involved in various advocacy issues for the industry including the Parliamentary Friends of Music events in Canberra and the recent Sound of Silence campaign. Mat's passion for artists, music and the independent community is stronger than ever as he works with Australian artists both locally and internationally.


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