‘We are sorry’: Music industry body responds to damning report

We have been listening, says music industry body APRA AMCOS. Change is going to come.

Music industry body APRA AMCOS (Australasian Performing Right Association and Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society) has responded to the damning portrait of the music industry revealed in Raising Their Voices: the Music Industry Review into Sexual Harm, Sexual Harassment and Systemic Discrimination released 1 September.

In a joint statement released 2 September, APRA AMCOS accepted the findings of the review and acknowledged the harm documented within it, adding that ‘we are sorry’.

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Acting Performing Arts Editor Jason Blake is a career arts writer, critic and editor. He studied theatre directing at the VCA and NIDA, served as arts editor for the Sydney City Hub, edited subscription TV guides and reviewed theatre for the Sydney Morning Herald from 2009-2017. He was co-founder of audreyjoural.com.au and recently publications manager for the Sydney Film Festival. He shares his home office with a possum.