Number of songwriters, composers and musicians

600 Indigenous Australian composers are generating royalty income from a musical work

In the 2011 Census, 80 Indigenous Australians indicated their main occupation was a ‘Music Professional’.

Indigenous membership of APRA is somewhat higher – estimated at 875 members in August 2012. APRA estimated that around 609 Indigenous songwriter members had generated royalty income from a musical work since 2000.