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Kelis vs Beyonce (Or Sampling vs Interpolation)

90’s RnB legend, Kelis, took to social media last week to express her unhappiness at the fact that a portion of her mega-hit, “Milkshake”, has been used on the new…

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EMDG Application Period

Austrade Announce 2023 Application Period After a long wait well into the 2022, Austrade have announced the “planned” application lodgement period for EMDG grant applications into the 2023 financial years…

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2022-2023 Federal Budget Announcements

The federal budget is full of one-off cash payments and tax benefits. Here’s a run down of some of the key points.   Low-and Middle-Income Tax Offset (LMITO) The ‘cost…

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EMDG Update 2022

2022 Grant Agreements Begin to Roll Out The first successful EMDG agreements have started coming through for FY2022, so we’d love to share what we already know with you.  …

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NSW Business Support

The NSW Government has announced a $1bn support package for struggling NSW small businesses. As music businesses continue to feel the pain from the latest “lockdown that’s not a lockdown”,…

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Catalogue Sales

White Sky’s Matt Bird demystifies the music catalogue sales boom by Christie Eliezer Contributing Editor The Music Network The industry-wide chatter about music catalogue buy-outs tends to be tilted towards…

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Director Identification Number (DIN)

As part of the 2020 Budget Digital Business Plan, the government announced the implementation of the Modernising Business Registers (MBR) program which will establish the new Australian Business Registry Services…

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PPCA Registrations Reminder

August 31st marks the cut off for PPCA registrations this year. For those of you already registered as a licensor or a performer with PPCA, now is the time to ensure…

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Lockdown Support Updates

Hello again fellow music people, These updates are coming thick and fast, so listen up!   COVID-19 Disaster Payment increased to $450 (between 8 and 20 hours lost) and $750…

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NSW Lockdown Support Announcements

Here we go again… Hope our friends in Sydney are staying strong, whilst Victorians, fingers crossed we get through this one nice and quick.   When will our industry catch…

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