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



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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Music creators were there for you in lock down

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

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Boost 'table turn' with music and leap over that 10-pax limit

Without spending a cent you simply need to create a playlist that has faster music.

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Important notice about COVID-19 arrangements

We're pausing licensing activity for businesses and organisations affected by COVID-19.

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