CBS Records Australia Limited


Australian record company, local branch of CBS based in Sydney. Active under this name from October 17, 1977 until January 11, 1991.

Important note:
Earlier releases:
Releases between September 1938 and October 1953 belong to Australian Record Company Pty. Ltd.

Releases between October 1953 and October 16, 1977 belong to Australian Record Company Limited.

Later releases:
Releases between January 10, 1991 and February 23, 1995 belong to Sony Music Australia Limited

Releases between February 23, 1995 and February 2004 belong to Sony Music Entertainment (Australia) Limited

Releases since March 2004 belong to Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Australia) Pty Limited

October 1977: this company came into being after having long been known as ARC (Australian Record Company). When CDs were introduced to the Australian marketplace, initially they were manufactured for CBS externally. In 1988 the Sony Corporation of Japan purchased CBS Records worldwide for US$2bn, and on 11 January 1991 CBS Records Australia was renamed Sony Music Australia Limited.

Parent Label:CBS Inc.
Sublabels:CBS Records New Zealand, CBS Records, Artarmon, CBS Studios, Sydney, Four Play, Select The Best For Less, Two For The Price Of One
Contact Info:

Printing & Record Warehouse (now defunct):
10 Carter Street,
Lidcombe, NSW,


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