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Do you play music in your business?

Some business owners are surprised to learn that they need a licence to play copyright protected music in their business and don't always understand that simply buying a CD, for example, doesn't give them the right to play it in a commercial environment.  Generally speaking, any business that wants to play copyright protected music or music videos has to first obtain the requisite licences.

OneMusic Australia is here!


OneMusic Australia is an APRA AMCOS and PPCA joint initiative that launched nationally on 1 July 2019.


OneMusic Australia will simplify the way all organisations obtain a public performance licence to play music.


If you need to obtain a public performance licence for activity that will commence after 1 July, you should go straight to OneMusic – you can reach the team on 1300 162 162 or by emailing


If you already have a public performance licence with PPCA, the PPCA licensing team is still available to assist with your inquiries and can be reached on (02) 8569-1111 or at


The PPCA website continues to provide information on other ongoing PPCA licensing schemes, such as broadcast licences, webcasting licences and simulcast licences.


Common Questions:


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    OneMusic Australia is here

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    PPCA and Australia Council announce recording grants

    Five recipients will each receive $15,000 to assist with the costs of creating new sound recordings thanks to an ongoing partnership between the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia and Australia Council for the Arts.

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    Gurrumul wins 14th Australian Music Prize

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