Career Fund – It’s About You

Would you like some money? Would you like your career to move to the next level? If you’re like most of us, you probably answered yes to both questions. The Career Fund can help you with both these things. The Fund provides support for people working in all areas of publishing and visual arts industries […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cultural Fund Supports TiNA Festival

The Copyright Agency is pleased to announce it will provide valuable support to This Is Not Art (TiNA) festival organisers to help deliver the $18,000 financial shortfall and keep the lights and sound on at this annual Newcastle cultural festival. The Copyright Agency through its Cultural Fund will provide dollar-for-dollar funding for the TINA festival up […]

Books

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 […]

Cultural Fund Celebrates Australian Poetry through Technology

The online Australian Poetry Library, supported by Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund and hosted by Sydney University, was launched on 25 May. Last night, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Governor of New South Wales joined Australian poets, educators, policy makers and supporters of the literary community to celebrate the launch of the Australian Poetry Library […]

Career Fund: Some Tips from the Selection Panel

As part of its Cultural Fund, the Copyright Agency currently allocates $100,000 per year to support individual Australian creators and those involved in the creative industries who wish to develop their skills and take their careers to the next level. Funding for this Career Fund is split into four rounds over the course of a year, […]

Cultural Fund Increases and New Director Appointed at AGM

The Copyright Agency’s members voted to increase the amount which may be allocated to CAL’s Cultural Fund at the Annual General Meeting in Sydney on 25 November. The increase will take the Cultural Fund allocation from 1% to 1.5% of the company’s income receipts from licensing fees and interest. Based on 2009-10’s income receipts this […]

Image Credit: Author Fellow, Rodney Hall. Photo by Ross Bird. Non-Fiction Fellow, Krissy Kneen. Photo by Anthony Mullins. Visual Artist Fellow, Khaled Sabsabi. Photo by Khaled Sabsabi.

Image Credit: 2020 Reading Australia Fellow, Karen Yager. Photo by Paul Wright.

Image Credit: Created using Shutterstock and Unsplash.

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