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Combined revenue for Australian authors' society APRA AMCOS increased to a new record in the 12 months to the end of June 2016.


  • Not only did income exceed A$300m for the second consecutive year, the rate of year-on-year growth was the highest since 2007. Digital and online collections closed the gap on main revenue sources TV and public performance, having benefited from a more than doubling of streaming income.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the royalty collection results for the Australian authors' society APRA AMCOS for the 12 months to end-June 2016.
  • Details collections by source, in particular digital earnings for local authors and publishers.

Key questions answered

  • How much did APRA AMCOS raise in royalties for Australian authors and publishers in the 12 months to end-June 2016?
  • What share of the royalty total came from digital sources?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Another record-breaking year for APRA AMCOS
  • Digital is the big growth driver
  • Ongoing importance of core collection sources


  • Author

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