Contacts: Copyright

APRA AMCOS: Australasian Performing Rights Association (APRA); Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society Ltd (AMCOS)

Victorian office:

3–5 Sanders Place, Richmond Vic 3121

Tel: 9426 5200

Email: victas@apra.com.au

Web: http://apraamcos.com.au

APRA AMCOS helps music creators get paid for their work.

Arts Law Centre of Australia

The Gunnery, 43–51 Cowper Wharf Road, Woolloomooloo NSW 2011

Tel: (02) 9356 2566; 1800 221 457

Email: artslaw@artslaw.com.au

Web: www.artslaw.com.au

The Arts Law Centre is the national community legal centre for artists and arts organisations.

Australian Copyright Council

Tel: (02) 9101 2377

Email: info@copyright.org.au

Web: www.copyright.org.au

Legal advice is only available via the website.

Copyright Agency

Tel: (02) 9394 7600; 1800 066 844

Email: info@copyright.com.au

Web: www.copyright.com.au

The Copyright Agency collects fees and distributes royalties to creator members for the use of text and images.

IP Australia

Tel: 1300 651 010

Web: www.ipaustralia.gov.au

Through IP Australia, you can search for registered patents, trade marks and designs and apply for intellectual property rights.

Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA)

Tel: (02) 8569 1100

Email: ppca.mail@ppca.com.au

Web: www.ppca.com.au

The PPCA provides licences to Australian businesses to play recorded music in public.

Screenrights: The Audio Visual Copyright Society

Tel: (02) 9904 0133

Web: www.screenrights.org

Screenrights administers provisions in the Copyright Act that allow educational institutions to copy from television and radio.

Viscopy

Tel: (02) 9394 7600; 1800 066 844

Email: info@copyright.com.au

Web: www.viscopy.net.au

Viscopy collects fees and distributes royalties to creator members.

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Web: www.wipo.int