The Griffith Review Novella Project

May 13, 2015

The Griffith Review’s Novella Project

The massive migration of the past generation is not only changing Australia but reviving the need to find new ways to tell forgotten stories that are part of a shared but often overlooked cultural heritage of this country. Forgotten Stories will redefine what it means to be Australian in the twenty-first century. The competition run […]

May 4, 2015

Copyright Agency Offers $40K to mid-to-late Career Author

The Copyright Agency has announced it will award a $40,000 Fellowship to a mid-to-late career author for the development and creation of a new work. Chief Executive of the Copyright Agency, Murray St Leger, says, “The Copyright Agency Fellowships, announced in our 40th year, were established to honour the significant contribution authors, publishers and copyright experts […]

March 23, 2015

Lending a hand through letters

About 30 people wrote 185 cards of support to 14 imprisoned writers at the first Sydney PEN letter writing event, hosted by the creators’ rights organisation Copyright Agency. Sydney PEN, an affiliate of PEN International, is an association of Australian writers and readers, publishers and human rights activitists. The recent release of Peter Greste and […]

March 11, 2015

Cultural Fund Supports Artists Abroad

Artists from Australia, China and the UK participated in a series of contemporary art exhibitions, academic forums and workshops in both Darwin and Guangzhou, as part of a cultural exchange program supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund. The program culminated in a major exhibition, Peach Blossom Spring | Cacotopia which brought together the work of artists Bu […]

March 2, 2015

Inaugural Copyright Agency Fellowships Announced

The Copyright Agency has announced it will allocate $120,000 annually to establish fellowships to support innovation in writing, publishing and copyright research. The fellowships will be offered through nine grants from Copyright Agency’s philanthropic Cultural Fund. The first round of funding, which is open for entry until 17 April, will provide $10,000 each for four […]

December 4, 2014

Indigenous Art Workers Skill Up on Online Copyright

Indigenous art centre workers travelled from central Australian and western desert regions to learn how to better manage their photos and artworks online, in a workshop supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund. The workshops formed part of the annual Desart Art Worker Professional Development Week, which provides training and mentoring to create employment opportunities […]

November 28, 2014

Sarah Rodigari tours SOMA Summer in Mexico

Interdisciplinary artist Sarah Rodigari spent two months participating in the 2014 SOMA Summer program in Mexico City, with the assistance of the Copyright Agency’s Career Fund. The intensive, hands-on residency consisted of workshops, studio visits and symposiums with artists and curators from around the globe and culminated in an open studio exhibition showcasing participants’ work. “My time in Mexico was deeply rewarding and rich with […]

November 28, 2014

Fund Supports Visual Artist Career Growth

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has supported the development of an online education platform for visual artists, in collaboration with National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) and the University of NSW and UNSW Art & Design. NAVA Connect offers artists five online courses to enhance their professional expertise and skills in areas ranging from grant writing, managing a business, marketing, expanding career opportunities and building […]

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Image Credit: Rachael Mipantjiti Lionel. ‘Kapi Wankanya’ (2017). Acrylic on linen, 1220 x 2000mm.

Image Credit: Hoodie from Lifewear Australia NAIDOC 2018 apparel collection featuring Geoff Sellman artwork, Her Opal Spirits, 2018. © Geoff Sellman/Copyright Agency, 2018. Photo courtesy Lifewear Australia.

Image Credit: A team of more than 60 graphic designers, engineers and painters at Boeing’s Seattle facility worked with Balarinji to install the design onto the 787-9 Dreamliner, taking more than ten days to complete. There are close to 5000 dots on the aircraft. Image courtesy of Qantas.

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