How Much Is A Licence

We’ve created a wide range of Tariff categories to meet the needs of different businesses.

All tariffs are GST inclusive and effective until 30 June 2015

A

GENERAL LICENCES  
For the playing of protected sound recordings at fetes, garden parties, school, church or dance academy concerts; and during presentations or performances by motivational speakers (single event licences are available)

 

B

EVENTS AND FESTIVALS  
For the playing of protected sound recordings at arts, dance, fringe,  food/wine, sporting, film and community festivals, as well as eisteddfods, exhibitions, fashion shows and similar events. 

 

C

CINEMAS (FILM EXHIBITORS) AND LEGITIMATE THEATRES
For the public exhibition of films which include protected sound recordings as part of their soundtrack or for the playing of sound recordings as background music at theatres

 

D

DANCE STUDIOS, DANCE INSTRUCTORS, LINE DANCE INSTRUCTORS
For the playing of protected sound recordings by dance studios, dance instructors and line dance instructors. 

 

DD

LIVE PERFORMANCE GROUPS AND DANCE COMPANIES  
For the playing of protected sound recordings by live performance groups and dance companies

 

E1

NIGHTCLUBS  
For the playing of protected sound recordings in a licensed venue for the purpose of dancing

 

E2

DANCES AND DANCE PARTIES    
For the playing of protected sound recordings for the purpose of dancing at Dances or Dance Parties

 

E3

BARS FOREGROUND MUSIC  
For the playing of protected sound recordings at a bar or similar venue as a predominant means of entertaining patrons

 

 E4

MUSIC EVENTS AND FESTIVALS  
For the playing of protected sound recordings at any ticketed multi-act music event (or part thereof), where a sound recording is used in any form; or at a not-for-profit event soley for underage participants.

 

F

MOBILE DJS    
For the playing of protected sound recordings by a Mobile DJ, or any other person using a Mobile DJ unit, in a venue that would not ordinarily require a PPCA licence

 

FW

MOBILE VJS  
For the public exhibition of music videos by a Mobile VJ, or any other person using a Mobile VJ unit, in a venue that would not ordinarily require a PPCA licence

 

H

HALLS  
For the playing of protected sound recordings as background musical entertainment in church, council, scout, town or other community halls.

 

HM

MUSIC ON HOLD    
For the playing of protected sound recordings (including from the radio or television) to telephone callers while they are waiting “on hold”

 

I

FACTORIES, INDUSTRIAL PREMISES AND OFFICES  
For the playing of protected sound recordings for employees in factories, industrial premises and offices, in areas of those premises that are not generally accessible to customers or members of the public

 

J

AUDIO JUKEBOXES 
For the playing of protected sound recordings through an audio jukebox

 

JO

AUDIO JUKEBOX OPERATORS   
For Audio Jukebox Operators that lease, hire or otherwise supply audio jukeboxes to venues and/or for general party hire

 

JW

VIDEO JUKEBOX OPERATORS    
For Video Jukebox Operators that lease, hire or otherwise supply video jukeboxes to venues and/or for general party hire

 

K

AMUSEMENT CENTRES, POOL ROOMS, SQUASH COURTS, SWIMMING POOLS, TEN PIN BOWLING CENTRES    
For the playing of protected sound recordings for the background musical entertainment of patrons at amusement centres, snooker/pool halls, squash centres, swimming pools, ten pin bowling centres and similar establishments.

 

M

COMMERCIAL OR PROFESSIONAL PREMISES 
For the playing of protected sound recordings at art galleries, bars, beauty salons / spas, clubs, corridors, elevators, foyers, function rooms, funeral parlours, hairdressers, health/medical offices (eg doctors, dentists, chiropractors, massage therapists, osteopaths, physiotherapists), hotels, libraries, lounges, motels, museums, nail bars, reception areas, retail stores, taverns, zoos, and/or similar establishments. This tariff also covers the use of protected sound recordings for demonstration purposes in electrical, video/DVD rental and hi-fi stores.  

 

MW

ELECTRICAL & HI-FI STORES   
For the public exhibition of music videos for demonstration purposes in electrical and hi-fi stores, and the electrical/home entertainment sections of department stores and other retail premises

 

N

SHOPPING CENTRES, PLAZAS, CONCOURSES     
For the playing of protected sound recordings as a general amenity, or as background music, for the entertainment of patrons, customers or other attendees; or as background music or accompaniment to exhibitions or displays in common areas of shopping centres, plazas and concourses

 

P

PUBLIC VEHICLES    
For the playing of protected sound recordings in public vehicles (e.g., aircraft, buses, charter boats, coaches, ferries, hire cars, light rail, monorail, ships, taxis, trains, trams)    

 

R1

 

RESTAURANTS, CAFES   
For  the playing of protected sound recordings in Restaurants/Cafes and similar establishments

 

R2

RESTAURANTS, RESTAURANT AREAS (HOTELS AND MOTELS)    
For the playing of protected sound recordings in Restaurants or Restaurant Areas operating within a hotel, motel, guest house or similar establishment offering accommodation as its primary function, and where the Restaurant or Restaurant Area is exclusively or primarily for the benefit of residents of that establishment and their guests (i.e. the Restaurant or Restaurant Area is not promoted to the general public).

 

S

SPORTS ARENAS, RACE TRACKS, SHOWGROUNDS, OUTDOOR AMUSEMENT PARKS    
For the playing of protected sound recordings as background musical entertainment at sports arenas, race tracks, showgrounds, speedways and similar venues and  at outdoor amusement parks

 

SS

OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL AREAS 
For the playing of protected sound recordings as background musical entertainment at outdoor recreational or informal sporting areas, including beaches and parks.   

 

U

SKATING RINKS   
For the playing of protected sound recordings as background musical entertainment, or as an accompaniment to skating, for patrons of roller skating and ice skating rinks.

 

V1

FITNESS CLASSES   
For the playing of protected sound recordings accompanying a Fitness Class conducted by a Fitness Centre employing fitness instructors, or a Freelance Fitness Instructor. 

 

 V2

FITNESS CENTRES, GYMNASIUMS, HEALTH CLUBS     
For the playing of protected sound recordings when used as  a general amenity, or as background music,  for the informal entertainment of patrons in free weights areas,  specialised exercise equipment areas, change rooms or other public areas of the Fitness Centre.

 

W

MUSIC VIDEOS - GENERAL  
For the public exhibition of music videos

 

WE

MUSIC VIDEOS -  NIGHTCLUBS      
For the public exhibition of the visual component of music videos in nightclubs

 

WP

MUSIC VIDEOS - PUBLIC VEHICLES  
For the public exhibition of music videos in public vehicles including hire cars, taxis, aircraft, buses, charter boats, coaches, ferries, light rail, monorail, ships, trains and trams.

 

WR

MUSIC VIDEOS - RETAIL PREMISES 
For the public exhibition of music videos in shops, department stores and other retail premises

 

X

CONCERT VENUES      
For the playing of protected sound recordings as background musical entertainment (including during breaks in live performances) at concerts

 

Y

CONFERENCE ROOMS   
For the playing of protected sound recordings as a general amenity, or as background music, for the entertainment of conference delegates and other users of conference room facilities.

 

Z

BUSINESS COPYING LICENCE FOR SOUND RECORDING
(supplement licence only – only valid in conjunction with a public performance licence)   

To cover the electronic or physical copying of sound recordings by the licence holder from a licensed physical copy (e.g. a CD) or from a licensed electronic copy (e.g. an MP3 download purchased from a legal online music store) to either one electronic copy or one physical copy