GC nightclubs to ditch Aussie bangers

Protest over royalty fees

Matt Petropoulos

6 November 2017

Matt Petropoulos

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You may not hear your favourite Sia or Jessica Mauboy tunes in the nightclubs anymore with the Gold Coast's nightlife being urged to ditch Australian music.

It comes amid a protest over a price hike in royalty fees that could see costs double.

The music bill for a 500 person club trading six nights a week is expected to soar from $150,000 to $300,000.

The head of the Surfers Paradise Licensed Venues Association told News Corp he was chatting with his Melbourne counterparts about a potential boycott.

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