All Australian and New Zealand music publishers are encouraged to join AMPAL and to participate in AMPAL’s policy-making. 

The benefits of membership of AMPAL include:

  • crucial representation of your interests as a music publisher to the broader industry and to government;

  • representation of Australian and New Zealand music publishers to the ICMP (International Confederation of Music Publishers), having input on global music publishing issues;

  • access to regular AMPAL updates on local and global music publishing industry issues;

  • access to and contact with other key music publishers in the industry;

  • free invitations to our member networking and information events with well-known industry speakers;

  • discounted conference and industry event tickets including $100 off the registration fee for the BigSound Conference;

  • contributing to AMPAL's financial support of music industry causes including the Australian Children's Music Foundation, the Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition and Sounds Australia;

  • voting at AGMs and standing for election to the board of directors;

  • the opportunity of putting forward your views on the issues affecting music publishers to your representative body;

  • receiving key detailed statistical information on the economic value of the music publishing industry;

  • being part of the group striving to maintain the rights, both economic and cultural, of music creators and publishers.

The current annual membership fee is AUD$140 plus GST.

Joining AMPAL

Membership of AMPAL is open to any bona fide music publisher with a registered place of business in Australia or New Zealand, provided that it is also a member of either APRA or AMCOS.

If these conditions are satisfied, the music publisher may contact:

PO Box 281, Broadway, NSW 2007

or by email at

or by completing the form below.