AIR negotiates with industry and government, lobbying on behalf of its members and the broader independent recording sector, to facilitate commerce and achieve fair market access and parity of terms with the major labels.
This makes us your voice for the issues that affect you and your music business.
AIR offers the following membership types:
- International Distributor & Label - International music businesses that license and distribute (digitally and physically) master recordings
- Australian Distributor – Australian music businesses that license, distribute (digitally and physically) master recordings on behalf of other labels.
- Full Label – Active Australian music businesses with a catalogue of more than five releases. Must have at least 50% ownership of the company.
- Associate Label – Active Australian music businesses with a catalogue of five or less releases. Must have at least 50% ownership of the company..
- Artist – Self releasing Australian musicians and bands who want access to AIR's resources, events and offers.
Membership prices are as follows:
- International Distributor & Label Membership is $1500 plus GST (if applicable) per annum
- Australian Distributor Membership is $1500 plus GST per annum
- Full Label Membership is $600 plus GST per annum
- Associate Label Membership is $300 plus GST per annum
- Artist Membership is $150 plus GST per annum
Full Label Members and Australian Distributor Members receive voting rights at AGMs and may nominate for board positions.
Full Label Members, Associate Label Members, Artist Members and Distributor Members may nominate, vote and attend AIR Awards and Indie-Con Australia.
Once we have received your membership information and payment, your online login will be activated and you will be contacted by AIR staff as soon as possible.
If you have any questions, or need help filling in the form, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org