Simpsons Solicitors
Simpsons Solicitors

Australian Industry Resources And News

AustralAsian Music Industry Directory A comprehensive music industry directory covering artists, managers, labels, publishers, distributors, etc.
Australian Music Radio Airplay Project AMRAP is a government funded organisation that promotes Australian music through community broadcasting.
Ozblues Online guide to the Australian blues scene with info on artists, labels, festivals etc.
SPRACI – Australia The Australian section of the Site for Party Rave And Club Info. An Australian music business Portal with news, resources and links

Australian Music Street Press

3D World Street press magazine dedicated to Sydney’s club/dance scene.
Beat Magazine Web site for free Melbourne street paper
Rip It Up Adelaide’s leading street press magazine
Rockus Online Magazine Monthly Australian magazine with interviews, reviews, etc
Time Off Web site for Brisbane-based street paper
Xpress Magazine Street press magazine covering Perth and Western Australia’s music scene

International Collection And Licensing Agencies

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers ASCAP is a performing rights licensing organisation with 145,000 active members.
BMI BMI is another American performing rights licensing organisation.
Harry Fox Agency The Harry Fox Agency is a musical copyright information source and licensing agency for the music industry. HFA currently represents more than 27,000 music publishers and is the premier licensing resource for the mechanical use of music reprodu
International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers An umbrella organisation for collection societies around the world.
Music Copyright Protection Society MCPS collects and distributes mechanical royalties in the UK.
Performing Rights Society PRS collects and distributes license for the public broadcast and performance of musical works.
SESAC SESAC, Inc., is a performing rights organization, with headquarters in Nashville and offices in New York, Los Angeles and London.

International Industry Groups And Associations

British Musicians UnionBritish Phonographic Industry Industry body representing the interests of the British music industry.
Guild of International Songwriters & Composers Offers a range of legal and business services to its international membership.
International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) IFPI Secretariat in London is responsible for co-ordinating international strategies in the key areas of the organisation’s work – anti-piracy enforcement, technology
Music Publishers Assocation (USA) Music Publishers’ Association is the oldest music trade organization in the United States, fostering communication among publishers, dealers, music educators, and all ultimate users of music.
National Music Publishers’ Association NMPA works to interpret copyright law, educate the public about licensing, and safeguard the interests of its members.
Recording Industry Association of America The RIAA is the trade group that represents the U.S. recording industry.