Broadcasting on TV and radio generate high licence fees, but digital and online consumption is growing fast

Australian business expenditure on music broadcasting is well established, with APRA | AMCOS collections from TV and radio continuing to grow in excess of $100 million. Licence fees earned from live public performances and live events are also significant.

Digital and online spending reported by APRA | AMCOS exceeded $30 million in 2011-12 – having grown substantially each year for the past five years.