May 22, 2014

2014 Miles Franklin Shortlist Announced

The Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist for 2014 reveals a mix of well-established and debut authors. The shortlist, announced on 15 May, features some familiar faces with previous Miles Franklin winner Tim Winton nominated for Eyrie and Alexis Wright for The Swan Book. Also on the list are Richard Flanagan for The Narrow Road To […]

April 24, 2014

Miles Franklin Longlist Announced

Australian Literature At Its Finest – The highly anticipated Miles Franklin Literary Award Longlist announced. The Miles Franklin Literary Award was first awarded in 1957, through the will of My Brilliant Career author Miles Franklin – and has since been regarded as Australia’s most prestigious literature prize. Each year a grand total of $60,000 is […]

March 5, 2014

Lachlan Philpott named inaugural Inscription Fulbright playwriting scholarship winner

Lachlan Philpott has been named the winner of the inaugural Fulbright Scholarship for an established Australian playwright to spend three to four months in the US developing a new play. The scholarship (worth $32,000) is sponsored by script-development organisation Inscription, and is supported by Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, the Australian Council Literature Board and Friends […]

January 30, 2014

Cultural Funding Strengthens Australasian Ties

Writers, artists and publishers are strengthening creative links between Australia and Asia thanks to new funding for cultural projects. The latest recipients of the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund will share in more than $630,000 for projects as diverse as exhibitions, residencies, awards and cultural exchange. Manager of the Cultural Fund, Zoë Rodriguez, says the Copyright […]

October 22, 2013

National Writers’ Congress: Authorship 20/20

The Australian Society of Authors National Writers’ Congress: Authorship 20/20, supported by Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, hosted 200 authors and illustrators at a range of venues around the Sydney CBD last weekend. Over three days 17-19 October, the National Writers’ Congress examined current and anticipated issues facing professional authors, including copyright, fair pay, the market […]

April 11, 2013

Statutory Licence a Win-Win for Students and Creators

Authors want to make enough of a living to be able to continue to create original Australian works to be enjoyed by students and the community at large, participants at the recent Copyright Agency Seminar Education:Information, heard. Author, teacher and parent, Angelo Loukakis, told the seminar the ideal situation was for children to have access […]

February 13, 2013

Creators in Education Sector Critical

Recognition of the valuable work done by creators in the education sector is critical for the ongoing investment in quality content for Australian students. Several articles have been published recently on issues surrounding education and copyright. In a blog post by Canadian novelist John Degan, he argues against the recent actions by the Ontario Library […]

May 14, 2012

Copyright Agency Congratulates Aurealis Award Winners

The Copyright Agency congratulates the winners of the 2011 Aurealis Awards, announced at an event in Sydney on Saturday 12 May. The Awards recognise the best of Australian speculative fiction writing and this year over 20 authors and illustrators received prizes in the categories of science fiction, fantasy, horror, young adult and children’s fiction. The […]

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Image Credit: Image courtesy of Australian Publishers' Association. Photo: Irene Lorberg Photography.

Image Credit: Akil Ahamat, So the spaces between us can stay soft, 2018. Single channel video, stereo sound; installation, 3D printed resin, chrome, concrete, 80 x 50 x 45cm. © Akil Ahamat | Licensed by Copyright Agency

Image Credit: CREATE judges left to right: Geordie Williamson, Terri Bird and Gail Jones. Photo: Copyright Agency.

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