19 Apr, 2023

ABIA Awards announcement of Shortlists

The Australian Book Industry Awards 2023 will announce the shortlists for all categories on Wednesday 19 April. The ABIA Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday 25 May at Darling Island (Doltone House) in Sydney. Tickets on sale from Wednesday 22 March. Stay tuned to the ABIA website for more announcements ahead of the Awards […]

04 Apr, 2023 to 05 Apr, 2023

Meet Makeeta at Desart Art Centre Conference

The Desart Art Centre Conference is an annual two-day closed event for Desart member art centre managers, directors, artists and art workers. Copyright Agency will be representing at Desart. Meet Judy Gray, Manager Visual Arts, and Makeeta Ratulevu, our new Indigenous Engagement Manager. Makeeta is a ​​​​Kullali, Koa, Butchulla woman based in Brisbane, Queensland. She […]

31 Mar, 2023 to 02 Apr, 2023

Newcastle Writers Festival 2023

Newcastle Writers Festival celebrates 10 years, with more than 100 writers participating. Now housed at The University of Newcastle’s NUspace building, this year’s festival will feature guest authors Craig Silvey (Jasper Jones, Honeybee, Runt) and Pip Williams (The Dictionary of Lost Words), and an array of diverse debut writers. View the full program here. There will be […]

09 Mar, 2023 to 09 Mar, 2023

Australian Reading Hour

Australian Reading Hour was launched as part of the 2012 National Year of Reading and is now a much-loved highlight on Australia’s literary calendar. For 2023, the Australian Reading Hour will bring together an inspiring program of reading events hosted by booksellers, libraries and schools across the country. There will be both online and in-person […]

08 Mar, 2023 to 08 Mar, 2023

International Women’s Day

Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women’s equality. Collectively we can all #EmbraceEquity. Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness about discrimination. Take action to drive gender parity. Visit the website […]

24 Feb, 2023 to 26 Feb, 2023

Cairns Tropical Writers Festival

Cairns Tropical Writers’ Festival is the heart of literature in the tropics. It brings together stories and storytellers from across the region, the country, and the world, to inspire us and feed our literary minds. For national and international visitors, #CTWF is a cultural experience that allows them to touch the inspirational heart of the region […]

10 Dec, 2022 to 10 Dec, 2022

Human Rights Day 2022

This years Human Rights Day will mark the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).  In the decades since the ratification of the UDHR in 1948, human rights have, in real terms, become more recognised and more guaranteed across the globe. However, there is still work to do. The Universal Declaration of […]

03 Dec, 2022 to 03 Dec, 2022

International Day of People with a Disability

Every year, people around the world take part in International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD). It is a day to celebrate the contributions and achievements of people with disability and promote awareness, understanding and acceptance. A key part of IDPwD are the events held to mark the day. Every event helps to make positive […]