One Licence. OneMusic.

Why do I need a licence to play music?

The benefits of using music

A OneMusic licence gives you legal access to the majority of the world’s music and brings you into the music economy, allowing even more music to be created.

How does the law apply to music licensing?

Having permission to play music in a business setting is a legal requirement under the Copyright Act (1968), regardless of what industry you operate in or how you play music.

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How OneMusic Works

We bring music and business together by offering simple music licences that give you the permission you need to use our music in your business.

Purchase a OneMusic licence and unlock permission to use millions of our songs

People invest time, money and creativity crafting music for us to enjoy. Music creators then ask OneMusic to look after certain rights on their behalf.

OneMusic licenses your business

OneMusic issues licences to businesses and organisations, giving you permission you need to play our music.

Music creators are paid their share of your licence fee

We take paying the RIGHT copyright owner their share of your licence fee (royalties) very seriously. The music creators we represent hold us to that every day. Using APRA AMCOS’ and PPCA’s huge database of songs and recordings, OneMusic ensures that music creators are paid so they can keep on making the music we love.

Where do my fees actually go?

OneMusic keeps track of the music being played in a huge database drawn from radio and television stations, performance reports, streaming services, music recognition software and background music suppliers.

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Latest news & stories from OneMusic

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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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