Junking the jargon: how do royalties work?

Music and other creative royalties work on usage, as a musical work is owned by the composer as soon as it’s created.

They hold the copyright on their works, as do authors in literary or pictorial or other forms of creative work.

So where do royalties come in?

Story features: Adam Lewis, Communications Officer at APRA AMCOS

Image: ‘Music’ by Jesse Kruger on Flickr

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