More Information

The Presenters Toolkit from CAPACOA
Our Canadian colleagues also have a wealth of  performing arts related touring resources that can provide a useful reference point for Presenters in particular.

The Presenters Handbook from the Canada Council


Getting the right music licence for your event, production & venue

APRA – Australasian Performing Rights Association Ltd
AMCOS – Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society Ltd

Questions often arise in touring about music copyright and licensing for touring productions. APRA/AMCOS have produced a range of informative booklets and tools to help Producers, Presenters and Tour Co-ordinators obtain the right licences and permissions.

Have a look at this website:

If you require further information you can call APRA/AMCOS directly
or drop PATA a line at and we will try and help.

Further Development

The Guide will undergo further development as feedback and ideas are received from those involved in national touring.

Information on specific topics will be added over time, such as contracts, APRA, formulas for calculating box office and more…


Information Sheet – Cancellation and Termination Issues

Download PDF of The Information Sheet

Contract Factsheet - Force Majeure

Download PDF of the Contract Factsheet - Force Majeure