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Performers’ rights

Actors, circus performers, musicians, dancers and other live performers may have performers’ rights in their performances, read on to learn more about these rights.

Performers’ Rights in Music (AITB)

Performers such as actors, conductors, singers and musicians have rights which are separate from the rights of the authors, filmmakers, composers and songwriters who create the works that are performed. In this information sheet, we discuss the rights of musical performers that recognise the creative connection between musicians and the…

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Cultural and Intellectual Property Policy for Festivals and Performances

This sample Cultural and Intellectual Property Policy for Festivals and Performances should be used by an Indigenous Art Centre as a best practice policy in relation to all festivals or performances involving traditional forms of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural traditional expression and knowledge which are hosted or staged…

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Direct Licensing Guidelines (Public Performance and Transmission Rights)

Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) is a collecting society that grants certain licences relating to sound recordings and music videos. As of 19 April 2008 all PPCA licensors must have direct licensing guidelines in place. These sample Direct Licensing Guidelines have been developed to assist small record companies and…

Contractor Performers Agreement

This sample agreement should be used when a performer is being contracted by someone else to perform in a production. If the performer is being engaged as an employee rather than a contractor, Arts Law's Employment Agreement for Performers is more appropriate. Clauses in Contract

Confidentiality Deed

This sample deed should be used in when a person enters into an agreement and requires confidential information to protect secrets, including ideas. You may purchase an editable copy below. A free, non-editable, agreement is available in the information sheet Confidential Information - Protecting your Ideas which further explains how…

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A contract is an exchange of promises ("something for something") that is legally enforceable. Contracts can also be called "agreements".


This comic provides information about what to do when someone infringes your copyright.

Moral Rights

This comic provides information about how your moral rights might be infringed and what to do about it.

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Business partnership checklist

This resource includes information on partnerships, including key issues to be considered within a partnership agreement, and a checklist for business partnerships.

Music management checklist

This checklist outlines issues which musicians and bands need to consider before entering into a management agreement. It is recommended for use in negotiations, before artist and manager sign a written agreement (updated May 2011).

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