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AMIN Music Industry Legal Pack and Agreement Checklists
AMIN‘s Music Industry Legal Pack contains various downloadable fact sheets that outline a number of contracts and agreements, as well as information on when you might need to consider them. They’ve also included a number of checklists that address key points to consider when approaching these agreements. Find a topic below to download individual fact sheets and checklists, or alternatively you can click here to download all of the fact sheets and here to download all of the checklists.
AMIN Music Tax Fact Sheet
A detailed checklist for musicians that includes advice on how to set up a business, registering for GST, and what artists can claim when preparing their tax returns.
Download the Music Tax Fact Sheet here.
Arts Law Centre of Australia
Arts Law publishes a number of free information sheets. You may print a copy for a non-profit purpose, provided you print the whole information sheet and do not alter it in any way. Some of the information sheets provided include Copyright, Copyright Infringement and Letter of Demand, Social Media for Artists and many more.
Arts Law have a number of sample agreements available for purchase. The sample agreements have been created to assist low income creators and organisations in drafting contracts suitable for their needs. They are produced with explanatory notes and sample wording for each clause. Please refer to Arts Laws’ terms and conditions before using any of the sample agreements. Some of the sample agreements include Copyright Licensing, Design and Commission and many more.
Checklists and Guides
These checklists and guides provide a brief overview of the legal issues artists should be aware of and consider in specific situations. Please refer to Arts Laws’ disclaimer before using any of the information contained on this page or in the information sheets. Some of the checklists and guides include Music Management, Organising a Festival, Booking Gigs and many more.
Case studies from Arts Law’s practice provide an insight in the nature of our work and illustrate some of the legal issues we deal with. Some of the case studies include Breaking up is hard to do … what happens when a band member leaves and many more.