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Advocacy

We represent writers, artists, publishers and surveying firms in relation to proposed changes to policies or legislation that may affect their copyright income.

We work closely with other organisations representing Australia’s creative industries, such as Australian Society of Authors, National Association for the Visual Arts, Australian Publishers Association, Australian Copyright Council, Screenrights, APRA AMCOS and PPCA.

Read our submissions

Submission to About
Productivity Commission Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts and Crafts

Copyright Agency submission

Joint submission with Arts Law Centre of Australia and Indigenous Art Code

February 2022
Productivity Commission The Right to Repair July 2021
Australian Government Office for the Arts Growing the Indigenous Visual Arts Industry December 2020
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts Australia’s creative and cultural industries and institutions October 2020
Australian Parliament Select Committee on the Aboriginal Flag Aboriginal Flag December 2020
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Draft news media bargaining code August 2020
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Concepts Paper on mandatory code for digital platforms June 2020
Australian Government (Treasury and Department of Communications, Cyber Security and the Arts) ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry September 2019
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Digital Platforms May 2019
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Guidelines for the Copyright Tribunal November 2018

You can also view our past submissions dating prior to November 2018.

 

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Linton Besser [Photo © Olivia Tran]

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Linton Besser

Journalist

In an era where words and pictures are as plentiful as Wi-Fi, it’s important that people who do the hard yakka to write and produce credible and reliable information feel a sense of acknowledgement and recognition of that work. It’s always been the case, but in today’s hyper-connected world, copyright has never been more important.

Photo by Olivia Tran

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