Music Libraries and Publishers
Australian Music Centre
The Australian Music Centre (AMC) is the national service organisation dedicated to the promotion and support of both the art form of music and the creators and performers of contemporary classical, improvised jazz, experimental music and sound art in Australia.
Hal Leonard Australia
Hal Leonard Australia represents Music Theatre International of New York, Josef Weinberger Ltd. of London and Dramatists Play Service, Inc of New York for the administration of musicals and plays under their control in this territory. We also administer an extensive Hire Library of classical and contemporary works, proudly representing Boosey & Hawkes Ltd, Faber Music Ltd, Oxford University Press, Schott Music, Universal Editions, Josef Weinberger Ltd, Glocken Verlag Ltd, Ricordi and others.
ORiGiN™ Theatrical (formerly of Warner/Chappell Music Australia) now represents some of the most successful and popular musicals in the world including the Sound of music, Cats, Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, South Pacific, Jesus Christ Superstar, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Footloose, Carousel, Oklahoma!, The Color Purple, Cinderella, Dusty – The Original Pop Diva, Shout! The Legend Of The Wild One and Curtains. Also the exclusive representation of theatrical rights to the Rodgers & Hammerstein and Really Useful Group catalogues.
The National Library of Australia
The National Library of Australia is the country’s largest reference library. Their role is to ensure that documentary resources of national significance relating to Australia and the Australian people, as well as significant non-Australian library materials, are collected, preserved and made accessible either through the Library itself or through collaborative arrangements with other libraries and information providers.
The National Library’s Trove service can provide information and locations of some material housed within libraries across Australia.
Zinfonia combines information direct from many of the world’s largest classical hire/rental and sale catalogues into one place. Zinfonia is a unique partnership between Peter Grimshaw of BTM Innovation Pty Ltd (the creator of the Hire Library Management System) and four of the biggest names in classical music today: Boosey & Hawkes (part of the Imagem Group), Universal Music Publishing Classical, Music Sales and The Edition Peters Group.
APRA|AMCOS’ joint objective is to ensure composers/songwriters and publishers are rewarded whenever, and wherever, their musical works are played, performed or reproduced and help Australian & New Zealand music consumers get access to the world’s musical repertoire.
The Australian Copyright Council
Supporting a creative Australia through information, advocacy and legal advice on copyright
Copyright Agency Limited
CAL is an Australian copyright management company whose role is to provide a bridge between creators and users of copyright material. CAL represents authors, journalists, visual artists, surveyors, photographers and newspaper, magazine and book publishers as their non-exclusive agent to license the copying of their works to the general community.
National Library of Australia – Copyright Status Service
Information on how copyright is determined.
The Australia Government – Attorney General’s department – Copyright
Answers general questions about copyright.
Arts Law Centre of Australia
The Arts Law Centre of Australia provides free initial advice on arts-related legal and accounting matters to arts practitioners and organisations only.
Australian Libraries Copyright Commission
The ALCC is the main consultative body and policy forum for the discussion of copyright issues affecting Australian libraries and archives.