September 28, 2011

Cultural Fund Supports RMIT Writer-in-Residence

The Copyright Agency Cultural Fund is proud to be supporting RMIT University’s newly appointed writer-in-residence, Kim Scott. Kim will be at RMIT until 14 October as part of the Cultural Fund-supported StoriesNOW program, under which RMIT will be hosting a series of creative residencies. The residencies are to run for one month and the practitioners will […]

September 7, 2011

2011 NSW Premier’s History Awards

The 2011 NSW Premier’s History Award winners were announced at an event in Sydney on 5 September. The Copyright Agency congratulates the following members who won awards in the below categories. YOUNG PEOPLE’ HISTORY AWARD Kirsty Murray for India Dark (Allen & Unwin) NSW COMMUNITY AND REGIONAL HISTORY PRIZE Stephen Gapps for Cabrogal to Fairfield City: […]

September 1, 2011

Authors Nominated for 2011 NSW Premier’s History Awards

The NSW Arts Minister George Souris announced the shortlist for the NSW Premier’s History Awards on 26 August. The Awards promote excellence in the interpretation of history and play a role in establishing standards in historical research and publication. The Copyright Agency congratulates the members shortlisted in the book-related categories below: Australian History Prize Joy Damousi […]

August 25, 2011

Shortlist for 2011 Qld Premier’s Literary Awards

Queensland Premier Anna Bligh announced the shortlists for the 2011 Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards on 22 August. In a statement on the announcement Premier Bligh said that ‘This year’s shortlist includes passionate, inspiring, educational and humorous works by some of Australia’s great writers, reflecting the incredible literary talent thriving in Queensland and throughout Australia.’ The […]

Australian Author Anita Heiss

July 20, 2011

Shortlist for 2011 Deadly Awards

The Deadly Awards are the national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music, sport, entertainment and community awards, recognising the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to their community and to Australian society. On 18 July, Vibe Australia announced the shortlist for 2011 awards at a ceremony at the Sydney Opera House. The Copyright Agency congratulates […]

July 14, 2011

Copyright Agency Releases Results from Digital Publishing Trends Survey

After almost two decades of hype and speculation predicting a digital book revolution, the past 12-18 months have seen some major developments that could herald a turning point in the broad adoption of digital publishing in Australia. Few could have missed the high profile launches of products such as the Apple iPad or Google eBooks; […]

Books

June 23, 2011

Kim Scott Wins Miles Franklin Literary Award

Congratulations to Copyright Agency member Kim Scott, who has won the 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award for That Deadman Dance. The announcement was made at a dinner held at the State Library of Victoria on Wednesday evening 22 June. In commenting on That Deadman Dance as the shortlist was announced, the judges of the Award said […]

June 14, 2011

2011 Queens’s Birthday Honours List

The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to the members named in the Queen’s Birthday 2011 Honours List, announced by the Governor-General, Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC, on 13 June. The following author members were recognised: Officer (AO) in the general division Ms Marie Coleman PSM Professor Graeme John Davison Mr Mark Walter Scott Member (AM) […]

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