Magpie Goose transitions to Aboriginal Ownership

Magpie Goose is a social enterprise founded by Maggie McGowan and Laura Egan. The fashion brand launched back in 2015 and since then they have produced several collections and collaborations of vibrant, ethically made fashions from First Nations art printed onto sustainable fabrics.

Peter Wegner wins 2021 Archibald Prize

Melbourne artist Peter Wegner has won the 2021 Archibald Prize with his portrait of fellow Archibald Prize winning artist, Guy Warren.

The Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists

The Resale Royalty Right enables artists who create work to share in its value when it is resold. Commencing on 9 June 2010, the scheme recognises artists ongoing rights in their work and provides them with a share of its ongoing value.

John Olsen: Goya’s Dog Exhibition

John Olsen, one of Australia’s greatest living artists known for vibrant and poetic depictions of the Australian landscape, is exhibiting three never-before-seen journals as part of a major multimedia exhibition, ‘John Olsen: Goya’s Dog’ at National Art School (NAS) Gallery from 11 June till 7 August 2021.

Our Publishing Industry Career Development recipient!

Brigid Mullane, an emerging publisher at Ultimo Press is this year’s recipient of the Cultural Fund’s Publishing Industry Career Development Grant.

Government awards AAP $15M in funding

As the 2021-22 annual budget was announced earlier this month, the federal government committed 15 million dollars’ to the Australian Associated Press (AAP) for the next two years. The decision follows a campaign by the AAP leadership for federal government assistance.

Miles Franklin Announcements for 2021

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund is once again proudly supporting this year’s Miles Franklin Award shortlist event on June 16. Six authors will be named for the shortlist, and the announcement will livestreamed on our Youtube channel on the night.

Copyright Agency asks Copyright Tribunal for 21st century data collection from schools

Copyright Agency has made an application to the Copyright Tribunal of Australia, asking for assistance with designing new methodologies for collecting data from schools.