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Jenny Morris and Ian James Named Chair and Deputy Chair of APRA

by Paul Cashmere on November 22, 2017

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Jenny Morris and Ian James have been named the Chair and Deputy Chair for APRA at the annual general meeting conducted in Sydney today.

AMCOS also held its annual general meeting with Ian James named Chair and Marianna Annas Deputy Chair of the AMCOS Board.

APRA and AMCOS Board directors are elected by their respective memberships through a secure ballot. The process and results of the elections are audited and verified by APRA AMCOS’ independent auditors, KPMG.

The APRA Board re-elected writers Nigel Westlake and Brendan Gallagher and publisher Matthew Capper. For AMCOS publishers Marianna Annas, Bob Aird, Philip Burn and Damian Trotter retained their positions.

APRA AMCOS reported a record year in 2016/17 with revenue up 16% to $386,600,000, $335,900,000 of which was paid to members and societies across 1.3 million songs and compositions. $7,200,000 was paid to Australian and New Zealand songwriters for live performances via submitted performance reports for the 2016/17 financial year.

In a statement APRA AMCOS Chief Executive, Brett Cottle said, “We are very pleased to have paid live performance royalties to 1,000 more members this year. It is an indication of a healthy music market that supports songwriters and values their intellectual property.”

Of the 16,137 members receiving live performance royalties, 14,417 were unpublished – these are the DIY, grassroots musicians working hard to hone their craft and sustain a creative livelihood.

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