November 7, 2023

Copyright Agency position on artificial intelligence (AI)

Australia’s current copyright system facilitates AI developments that deliver economic and societal benefits for Australia, in a framework of ethical policies and practices. Australian governments should require AI developers to disclose the content that they are using in connection with AI. Among other things, this will assist copyright licensing. Australia’s copyright system facilitates innovation Australia’s […]

November 2, 2023

Congratulations to our cartoonist members recognised at the 2023 Stanleys

Good times were had as cartoonists, animators and illustrators gathered recently for the 39th Annual Stanley Awards in Melbourne. Named after Australian cartoonist Stan Cross, and presented by the Australian Cartoonists Association (ACA), the Stanleys take place during the ACA’s awards and conference weekend annually. The Stanleys recognise the best cartoons of the year, as […]

October 30, 2023

Copyright Agency negotiate Ernabella and Kip&Co partnership for a new Indigenous collection collaboration

Australia’s oldest continuously running art centre, Ernabella Arts in Pukatja Community South Australia, has teamed up with one of the country’s most iconic homewares brands, Kip&Co, to design a homewares and clothing collection. The collaboration saw the Copyright Agency negotiate on behalf of the Ernabella artists to protect their moral rights and Indigenous Cultural Intellectual […]

October 30, 2023

Introducing the new rate card for private education providers

Copyright Agency has completed an extensive and thorough review of the rates charged to the independent education sector and we are pleased to unveil our new Statutory Education Licence rate card, designed in consultation with industry. The review included consideration of customer feedback, analysis of comparable market offerings and assessment of the current sector and […]

October 30, 2023

Changes to licence fees for individually licensed education institutions

Following extensive review and industry consultations, Copyright Agency is making some changes to its licensing arrangements with individually licensed education institutions. These are institutions that are not covered by our arrangements with Universities Australia for its 39 members, Copyright Advisory Group (for most of the school and TAFE sectors) or the Victorian TAFE sector. Copyright […]

October 17, 2023

Cultural Fund supported project, Books Without Barriers, shortlisted for international award  

Earlier this month the shortlisted entries for the Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) International Excellence Award for Accessible Publishing 2023 were announced in Geneva, Switzerland. The Copyright Agency supported project Books Without Barriers was included in the shortlisting as part of a competitive international field of accessible publishing initiatives. Find out more about Books Without Barriers […]

October 12, 2023

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund awards three Fellowships for Australian writers

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund is delighted to announce this year’s recipients of our three writing fellowships for a total of $170,000. The Copyright Agency’s Fellowships provide timely and crucial financial support to authors to create new work for publication. The direct support to authors through the Cultural Fund, which is the philanthropic arm of the […]

October 4, 2023

Copyright Agency licensees celebrated in the 2023 NSW Training Awards

In September we proudly sponsored the NSW Training Awards, and Copyright Agency’s Education and Government Licensing team members Liesl Fitzpatrick and Sharon Maguchu attended the ceremony, held by Training Services NSW at Sydney Town Hall. The Awards honour and reward the achievements of students, teachers, training organisations and employers in the vocational education and training sector […]