Anyone who owns copyright in text or images can apply for membership. Membership is free.
Questions about joining?
About our members
We have nearly 40,000 members. They include:
- writers (such as education and academic writers, fiction and non-fiction writers, poets, playwrights and journalists)
- visual artists (such as painters, sculptors, illustrators, photographers, cartoonists)
- publishers (such as education, scholarly, media and trade publishers)
- surveying firms
- beneficiaries and agents (such as art centres for Indigenous artists)
Find out about some of our members here.
Our deductions from copyright fees
We ask members to agree to our Terms and Conditions when they apply for membership.
Once you are a member, you can review your licence participation at any time using your online account.
New member applicants based overseas
If you are interested in joining Copyright Agency, and based outside Australia, read our information sheet Information for prospective members based overseas.
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