Membership Criteria and Application Form

To be eligible for ARIA Membership, you must:

  • Be an Australian business/corporation or a citizen/resident of Australia;
  • If you are a record company, have at least one recording currently on commercial retail release in Australia at the time of the application and during the period of membership (this includes releases made commercially available via the internet or other online or wireless distribution methods);
  • Be the owner or exclusive licensee for Australia of the copyright for the sound recordings;
  • Not have been found liable for copyright infringement or admitted to such an infringement for at least five years prior to the date of the application;
  • Undertake to act lawfully and in a manner consistent with the objectives of ARIA as set out in its Articles of Association (this includes any persons/businesses/corporations that have control over your work).

Download the ARIA membership application form.

Please post completed application forms, along with a cheque for $550, to:



ARIA Member Services

PO Box Q20

Queen Victoria Building, NSW 1230

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