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ATTENTION: Applications Close Wednesday 26 April

Following a successful third round, PPCA is delighted to again partner with the Australia Council, and offer another series of $15,000 grants, to assist Australian artists with new sound recordings.

The successful applicants of the 2016 grants included: Martha Marlow, Barney McAll, Robbie Miller, Sophie Payten, Sean Congues and Johnny Mackay (from Children Collide) who have all used their funds to record new projects.

Dan Rosen, PPCA Chief Executive Officer said “We are really pleased to be able to offer these grants again, and contribute to the diversity of Australian music. The response to last year’s initiative was incredibly strong and a great indication of the quality of our recording artists.

We look forward to working with the Australia Council again to help more local artists realise their musical ambition.”

Applications are now open and will close on 26 April 2017. For more information and to apply for a grant head to:

Applicants should take the opportunity to register with PPCA under its Artist Direct Distribution Scheme.

It’s free to register! Details can be found at or by contacting PPCA on (02) 8569 1100.

PPCA represents thousands of Australian recording artists when their music is used in public. In 2016 PPCA distributed over $38 million to its registered artists and record labels. Registration for Australian artists is free. Go to for further information.

For more information contact:
Adrian Di Giacomo, PPCA Communications Manager – +61 434 204 401

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