News June 13, 2018

Lindy Morrison re-elected to PPCA board

Helen Macklin
Lindy Morrison re-elected to PPCA board
Image: Tony Mott (Supplied)

Lindy Morrison OAM has been re-elected for another term as the artist representative on the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) board.

Morrison has served on the PPCA board since 1994 and is a passionate and outspoken advocate of artists’ rights.

PPCA represents thousands of Australian recording artists when their music is used in public.

In 2017 it distributed over $43 million to its registered artists and record labels.

PPCA board chairman George Ash said, “PPCA’s long-standing relationship with Lindy has been strongly driven by our shared commitment to safeguarding the rights of thousands of Australian recording artists and labels, ensuring that they receive a fair return for the use of their music.

“On behalf of all our members I’d like to congratulate Lindy on her election.”

Morrison continues her place on the board alongside fellow artist representative Josh Pyke, after successfully contesting the bi-annual election.

“PPCA’s advocacy for copyright protection and compensation for the uses of recording artists and labels recordings, plus PPCA support for the AMP, Australia Council grants partnership, AIR, ARIA and Support Act are the reasons I am pleased to be returned as an artist director to the board,” said Morrison.

PPCA CEO Dan Rosen also welcomed Morrison to the board.

“I’d like to congratulate Lindy on her re-election to the Board and I look forward to continuing working with her to further progress the interests of recording artists in Australia.” said Rosen.

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