Changes introduced in 2020 to schools hardcopy survey

The Copyright Agency’s ‘hardcopy’ survey of schools, which provides us with information about photocopying, printing and scanning, will start from week 1 of Term 1, rather than the traditional week 3 of Term 1. Copyright Agency uses an independent research company to survey 32 schools every term about their use of harcopy material. We also separately […]

Melissa Fyfe wins 2019 Bragg UNSW Press Prize for science writing

Melissa Fyfe has won the 2019 Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing with her article ‘Getting Cliterate’, published in the Good Weekend, which celebrates the Australian scientist who almost single-handedly shed light on the anatomy and physiology of the female sex organ. The $7000 winner’s prize was presented by UNSW Science Dean, Professor Emma Johnston […]

Glocalising digital education: challenges and opportunities

Australian Association for the Teaching of English Treasurer and Reading Australia Secondary Resources Manager, Phil Page, was invited by the International Publishers Association to speak at a side event for the World Intellectual Property Organisation Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights in Geneva in October. Phil and the AATE are passionate advocates for the value […]

Annual Report 2018-19 released at AGM

Copyright Agency has issued its 2018-19 Annual Report at its AGM held in Sydney on 20 November 2019. The report provides the audited financial results of the company and reports on achievements in the last financial year. 2018-19 was a strong year with many gains for our members. Highlights include: Strong financial results We generated revenue of around $150m and paid […]

Meet The Team: Liesl Fitzpatrick, Senior Manager, Education Licensing

Liesl Fitzpatrick is the Senior Manager for Education Licensing at Copyright Agency. She has worked in licensing and intellectual property for 14 years, including 13 years in the fields of music and television – with previous stints at Sony Music Entertainment, British Sky Broadcasting and EMI Music. Liesl now account manages a client base of […]

Statutory Education Licence termination notice period

In the unlikely event that you need to request to terminate your access to the Statutory Education Licence (for example, because your institution is closing), please note that your remuneration agreement with Copyright Agency contains a termination notice period (usually three months). This means that you would usually need to submit a termination request before […]

Liverpool Boys High Teacher wins creativity across the curriculum scholarship

The NSW Premier’s Copyright Agency Creativity across the Curriculum Scholarship was awarded at Parliament House on 28 August 2019. Jane Wilson, a teacher from Liverpool Boys High, won the $15,000 scholarship which she will use for a five-week study tour to research creative and innovative teaching practices used in ‘Big Picture Schools’ throughout Australia and […]

Awards recognise outstanding resources for student learning

Australian educators and publishers last night celebrated a year of making outstanding resources for student learning across the country at the Educational Publishing Awards Australia. Twenty vital learning tools produced by local publishers and used in primary, secondary and tertiary classrooms were awarded – as well as Publisher of the Year awards. Two new awards […]

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Image Credit: Header created using images by Shutterstock; Sonali Marathe, courtesy of the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children.

Image Credit: Header created using stock images by Shutterstock and Unsplash; Karen Wyld, winner of the 2020 Dorothy Hewett Award for an Unpublished Manuscript (left) pictured with Terri-ann White, Director of UWA Publishing (right). Photography by Eleanor Hurt (Publishing Officer, UWAP).

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