APRA AMCOS: Australasian Performing Rights Association (APRA); Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society Ltd (AMCOS)
3–5 Sanders Place, Richmond Vic 3121
Tel: 9426 5200
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
The Arts Law Centre is the national community legal centre for artists and arts organisations.
Australian Copyright Council
Tel: (02) 9101 2377
Legal advice is only available via the website.
Copyright Agency (incorporating Viscopy)
Tel: (02) 9394 7600; 1800 066 844
The Copyright Agency collects fees and distributes royalties to creator members for the use of text and images.
Tel: 1300 651 010
Through IP Australia, you can search for registered patents, trade marks and designs and apply for intellectual property rights.
Tel: 1300 162 162
OneMusic Australia is a joint initiative between APRA AMCOS and PPCA to provide public performance access to all their works, sound recordings and music videos in one licence.
PPCA (Phonographic Performance Company of Australia)
Tel: (02) 8569 1100
The PPCA provides licences to Australian businesses to play recorded music in public.
Screenrights: The Audio Visual Copyright Society
Tel: (02) 8038 1300
Screenrights administers provisions in the Copyright Act that allow educational institutions to copy from television and radio.
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
WIPO is an international intellectual property organisation. To identify parties to treaties specified in section 3 of the Copyright (International Protection) Regulations 1969 (Cth), see www.wipo.int/treaties/en/.