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OneMusic Recognises the Music with Audoo

In a world-first, OneMusic is investing in the widespread rollout of audio meter tech which recognises music played, real-time, in Australian and New Zealand businesses; with a mission to pay public performance royalties to musicians more accurately.

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Victorian childcare centre wins concert with award-winning music group

Congratulations to Rose Garden Kids in Tooradin, Victoria who have won an intimate concert with award-winning children's music group Teeny Tiny Stevies.

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Royal Academy of Dance Music Licensing Webinar

The Royal Academy of Dance (Australia) is inviting their members to attend a licensing info Q & A online session with OneMusic, on 8 September 2022 at 11am AEST.

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Award-winning Darwin Ski Club's 5 live music tips

Darwin Ski Club was named Best Live Music Venue at the HospitalityNT Awards, and club treasurer Paul Gurr joined us to share his tips for hosting live music.

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Code of Conduct call for submissions 2022

In line with each Collecting Society’s obligations as a participant of the Code of Conduct for Collecting Societies, compliance with the Code’s standards of conduct is the subject of an annual compliance review.

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Justine Clarke on music licences for childcare services

The children's music songwriter, performer, and ABC icon talks about the importance of licensing your childcare service with OneMusic.

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Insights from AUSactive webinar for fitness and wellbeing professionals

Ask us anything! Hundreds of Australian fitness and wellbeing professionals including Pilates and yoga instructors and studio owners joined AUSactive and OneMusic in a webinar 2 June 2022. Read the insights.

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MadeBy Stage 2: National Choreographic competition winner announced

The 2nd stage of the MadeBy competition was taken out by emerging choreographer Monique Mangano for her original work 'AURA.'

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The Wiggles on the importance of music in children's formative years

Watch The Wiggles discuss the importance of developmentally appropriate children's music in their Ted Albert Award acceptance speech.

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Webinar for Yoga and Pilates studio owners

Join Catherine Giuliano from OneMusic and Chantal Brodrick from AUSactive in a free webinar on 2 June from 1pm (and catch up later)

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Doing the right thing by music creators

OneMusic has created a Proud To Play digital logo for customers to share online. Be part of the action and secure a licence for your use of our music or ask for a copy of the logo.

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Q&A With Licensee of the Year - Great Big Events

We caught up with the team at Great Big Events to chat about their recent awarding of Licensee of the Year.

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Licensee of the Year - Great Big Events

Congratulations to the 2022 OneMusic Australia Licensee of the Year award winner!

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Free music resource for Early Child Education and Care

OneMusic has created a fun, downloadable poster for ECEC workers to help integrate the music, lyrics and rhythm in daily activities. The science behind music and its unique stimulus to young brains is fascinating. Read more from expert Tina Broad

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How your choice of background music can keep another Aussie in a job

Where do your fees for music licensing your retail store go? For thousands of Australian retailers who employ a Background Music Supplier to curate their playlist, the exact playlists make their way back to OneMusic Australia to be paid-per-play. Read about how this works.

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The best music for restaurants at the Gold Coast

Restaurants and cafes in love with their music can win a National Award with Restaurant & Catering Association by entering online. The OneMusic Excellence Award is open to any venue who puts an interesting spin on its music use, background music, live music or even a DJ. Enter the 2022 Awards now.

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Calling all childcare services - win a concert!

ARIA Award-winning children’s music group Teeny Tiny Stevies are offering a free private concert for one lucky childcare service!

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Tania Doko performing at ACA's Early Learning Leaders Summit

Friend of OneMusic, Tania Doko, will be making a guest appearance at the ACA's Early Learning Leaders Summit.

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Music Recognition Technology trial

OneMusic is looking for Sydney based venues/businesses who would like to be a part of an exciting Music Recognition Technology trial.

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Soundtrack your visit to Geoff Thomas Dental

The dental practice based in Manly, Sydney, utilises music in numerous ways to manage client anxiety before a dentist appointment.

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Chin Chin and the sensory dining experience

Chin Chin Melbourne & Chin Chin Sydney demonstrate the importance of music in the dining experience.

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Megan Park on in-store music and brand identity

Australian designer Megan Park discusses how in-store music accentuates brand identity and contributes to the customer experience.

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Top3 by design's unique boutique retail experience

Top3 by design showcases the three best items from a category for a unique authentic experience, taking the same approach to in-store music.

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Margaret River's Settlers Tavern a breath of fresh air for live music

Settlers Tavern, Margaret River, has become one of Australia's most iconic hospitality venues for live music, named APRA Licensee of the Year in 2018.

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The importance of music in early childhood development

Engaging with music fires both hemispheres of a young child’s developing brain - insights by an early childhood education expert into why that happens. A OneMusic Australia Child Care Services licence helps keep arts and culture coming for those little brains, now and into the future.

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High overseas demand for Australian children’s books

Australian children are the first to taste-test our popular homegrown, talented authors and fruit is a common theme. Think 'Wash Your Face in Orange Juice' by Peter Combe and 'A Banana is a Banana' by Justine Clarke and Josh Pyke. Creators springboard to international markets to build a sustainable career. A new report by Macquarie University looks at the trend led by the under fives.

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The latest funding, opportunities & grants for businesses

Some national funding and grants opportunities and initiatives to help businesses deal with the fallout caused by COVID. Be sure to check out each link to see if your business is eligible.

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Australian telephone on hold music campaign

Consumers can influence how much Australian music creators get paid for on hold music. By listening to more homegrown music and pushing for more Aussie content on radio, music on hold fees would be shared to more Australian music creators. Every cent counts.

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Enter now: Celebrating the ultimate dining experience 2021

Introducing the OneMusic Excellence Award: Celebrating the ultimate dining experience. Australian restaurants and cafes can now enter the 2021 OneMusic Excellence Award, part of the national Restaurant and Catering Association Awards series.

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Victorian OneMusic customers

The team at OneMusic Australia have stopped activity for our Victorian customers in this recent COVID outbreak.

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How to film a dance performance

What camera and lighting to use, how to use a tripod, asking someone to film you dancing and how to hear the music on film while you are dancing are all covered in this exclusive information from OneMusic for 2021 MadeBy.

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Do you need a music licence for Zumba?

Even if there is a licence in place for other parts of the world for your Zumba music that is protected by copyright, you need to check if this covers Australian use - generally it does not. You likely need a separate, local licence.

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OneMusic's love for the dance sector

OneMusic has thrown its support behind Australian dancers with the new competition MadeBy alongside the Royal Academy of Dance. Composer Emma Greenhill's work Regrowth will be shared to RAD members for a choreography competition stage.

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Increase customer spend in your store or service business

OneMusic has created a series of FREE Presto! e-books. Low cost, almost zero effort ideas from around the world to get music really working for your business.

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What music to play in your restaurant

What music should you play when serving up food? Loud, soft? Up tempo, slower pace? Pop, jazz, music from the country your cuisine is inspired by? OneMusic's comprehensive study shows ways to improve what your customers hear & how they rate your food.

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Increase loyalty and sales with the right fitness music

OneMusic has created a series of FREE Presto! e-books. Low cost, next to zero effort ideas from around the world to get music really working for your fitness business.

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Increase customer spend in your bar, restaurant, cafe with music

OneMusic has created a series of FREE Presto! e-books. Low cost, low effort ideas from around the world to get music really working for your business.

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OneMusic supports the dance sector

OneMusic supports the development of dance with a new competition for dance students and teachers, called MadeBy.

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ABLIS and music licence facts

The Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) contains basic information about music licences from OneMusic. ABLIS regularly checks with OneMusic that this information is correct.

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Setting up your business with an ABN and music licence

If you are on the Australian Business Register (ABR) website and setting up your business with the necessary paperwork, don't forget to check out if you need a music licence to avoid infringing anyone's copyright.

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OneMusic Australia’s nightclub rate decreases

For nightclubs who had previously held both an APRA AMCOS and PPCA licence, the rate you pay OneMusic has dropped.

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What you need to know about royalty-free music

The terms ‘royalty-free’ music and ‘PPCA-free’ music can mean lots of different things and they don’t always mean that you don’t need a OneMusic Australia licence.

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Help make OneMusic sing! We’re all ears

OneMusic Australia is starting a Customer Advisory Panel in 2021.

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OneMusic Australia extends COVID-19 fee-relief to events industry

Off the back of a nationwide fee-relief program, OneMusic Australia has extended concert promoters and festival operators a 10% discount on their music licence fees over summer.

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Music licence fee-relief

Fee-relief will be applied to all customers affected by government-forced closures and restricted trade.

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Salon music influences clients

How clients at your salon are influenced by the types of music played in your business.

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Government COVID-19 closures imposed on you?

From this week OneMusic Australia will be applying fee-relief to all of our affected customers - those that were forced by Federal or State governments to close their doors for some time.

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Victorian OneMusic customers

The team at OneMusic Australia are here for you and are exceptionally sympathetic to your current circumstances.

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Responsible Service of Music

Just as your service staff need their RSA and RCG tickets, if you are playing music from OneMusic Australia’s collection, you need your ‘Responsible Service of Music’ (we’re calling it RSM) credentials too.

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30 day payment terms OneMusic

We have introduced a new 30-day payment term, replacing the 14-day invoice term.

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Music creators help Aussies in lockdown

(And standing-by when you re-open).

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Boost 'table turn' with music

Without spending a cent, you simply need to create a playlist that has faster music in order to increase customer turnover.

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Background music outdoors

How to create a soundscape outside your venue to boost your bottom line and grants on offer to host more alfresco business, using background music.

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Violin music and sourdough

One German man, who has been a baker for decades, tested whether playing a CD of his favourite violinist made his sourdough 'sing'.

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772 OneMusic retailers support Rural Aid

OneMusic launched with an offer to existing music licence clients if they got their licence application in ‘on time’ they would kick the tin for Rural Aid’s Gift of Music program.

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138 OneMusic dance schools support Rural Aid.

OneMusic launched with an offer to existing music licence clients if they got their licence application in ‘on time’ they would kick the tin for Rural Aid’s Gift of Music program.

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342 OneMusic pubs support Rural Aid

OneMusic launched with an offer to existing music licence clients if they got their licence application in ‘on time’ they would kick the tin for Rural Aid’s Gift of Music program.

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Hugo's Manly and music

General Manager of Hugo's Manly, Adam Polly, explains “It’s imperative that the people who create the music get paid fairly."

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Bushfires and music help

OneMusic’s pay-it-forward ideas, to help raise money for bushfire-affected businesses.

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Valentine's Day music

"... the usage of ‘love’ ...practically halved in 50 years... ‘hate’, on the contrary, which until the 1990s was not even mentioned in any of the (Billboard) top-100 songs, is now used between 20 and 30 times each year."

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Music playlist for venues

Tips for creating the perfect playlist for your venue, with advice from sound agency Gray V.

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Fire disaster support

We are aware that many of our customers are in fire affected areas and may be going through a very challenging time.

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Music licence cost drops in retail

Retailers will benefit from price drops to music licence fees.

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Rosemount Hotel wins the 2019 AHA WA Live Entertainment Venue Award

Live music venues are the new talent cultivators - the Rosemount Hotel, winner of best Live Entertainment Venue Award from the AHA Hospitality Awards for Excellence, is one such example.

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Community Exercise Program Award and OneMusic

When Fitness Australia sat down with OneMusic to discuss supporting an Award, how could we go past the brand-new Community Exercise Program Award?

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The Sheaf wins the 2019 AHA NSW Live Music Award

Since 1996, live music has breathed life into The Golden Sheaf.

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Music and atmosphere

“Hospitality businesses need to whet the appetite of punters with music not just instagram-worthy food” says Clancy’s Fish Pubs hospitality entrepreneur and musician, Tom Fisher.

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Aussie bar loves music

It is coincidence Jon Debeere and Jack Connor started out on the Rosella’s Bar adventure on Australia Day 2019 they say. Boasting a OneMusic licence, these millennials talk about their unpretentious Aussie music space and their ‘embrace-cultural-cringe’ mantra.

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Music licence easy for Clubs

In the refreshed music licensing service, common sense has prevailed and the clubs scheme is simpler while still being fair.

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Music too loud?

Music volume can either add to your venue's atmosphere or detract from it. Here’s some tips on how to get it right.

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Cafes as famous as rockstars

Many diners follow restaurants with the dedication of groupies trailing musicians, says Nadia Bailey in this month's Gourmet Traveller magazine.

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Christmas music styles

100 years + 100,000+ Australasian music creators – OneMusic’s advice on not letting Christmas cramp your music style.

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How to avoid paying a music licence

There are other options available if you want to avoid paying a music licence.

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One Music more than Australian music

Wondering why your OneMusic fees should go to an Australian music organisation when you hardly listen to any Aussie music in your business?

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Dance Vision syllabus and music licensing

The Australian Dance Vision syllabus has been cleared by the OneMusic research team to be in the public domain (that is, out of copyright).

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Deal with on organisation for music licence

“Dealing with only one organisation will definitely make things easier”, says Ken Weaver owner of Banshees Bar and Art Space.

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Businesses love OneMusic

By all accounts, OneMusic Australia is off to a rocking start.

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Dance schools and Spotify

All digital music services pay licence fees to music rights organisations from around the world (like APRA AMCOS in Australia) to compensate the music creators that these services are making money from.

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OneMusic Australia launch

It’s a new day, a new financial year and a new dawn for music licensing.

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“Music brings people in”: Dan Rosen on OneMusic Australia

Music makes the world better. All of us who work in the music industry know this to be true. The same can also be said for business – playing music in a business makes that business better.

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Easy music licencsing

Slashing administration time in half, a joint initiative of Australia’s two music rights management bodies - OneMusic Australia - will launch on 1 July 2019.

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Music improves work productivity

You’re very likely listening to music right now as you work. Yet is it to the benefit or detriment of your productivity?

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Cheese loves music like we do

‘Cheese in Surround Sound’

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Music makes wine taste better

Same wine, different music.

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Music encourages beer sales

Forty male beer drinkers were observed in a bar.

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Make 21% more money during the week at your pub

Pubs with music and pubs with out music, the turnover difference is huge.

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Music Keeps Your Customers Inside for Longer!

Table turn. Several studies have shown that diners eat more quickly when fast music is playing.

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Playing Music Can Help You Sell More

Want customers to spend more on alcohol or order a dessert?

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Keep Customers Interested in Your Business

Keeping customers’ love alive.

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The 'new' new age music for modern yoga fans

Chimes, pipes and bells are being replaced by electronic dance music and live pop performances according to Yoga teacher Merryn Lee Perez.

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