August 4, 2022

Win a double pass to the National Poetry Month Gala in Sydney

National Poetry Month Gala August is Poetry Month and what better way to celebrate contemporary Australian poets and their craft than with Red Room Poetry’s inaugural National Poetry Month Gala! Supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, the Gala showcases a rich feast of contemporary poets such as Eunice Andrada, Kirli Saunders, Jacqui Malins and […]

August 4, 2022

Submissions on Government’s new Cultural Policy due by 22 August

The Department for the Arts is inviting submissions on a new National Cultural Policy and anyone interested in our nation’s arts, entertainment and cultural sector is encouraged to have their say.

July 22, 2022

Copyright Agency announces latest grants and priorities to support writers and visual artists

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has approved $256,245 for Australian arts organisations supporting writers, journalists and visual artists in its first round of funding for this year. The latest funding round attracted 53 applications requesting a total of $946,479. The Cultural Fund has approved 20 applications for a total of $256,245, of which $241,245 will […]

July 21, 2022

Jennifer Down wins the 2022 Miles Franklin Literary Award for Bodies of Light

Jennifer Down has won the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for her novel, Bodies of Light,
published by Text Publishing. As one of the youngest authors to be honoured with the Award in its 65-
year history – the youngest being Randolph Stow for To the Islands in 1958 at 23 – Jennifer Down
has established herself as a potent voice in the new generation of Australian writers.

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July 19, 2022

Copyright Tribunal decision in media monitoring case

The Copyright Tribunal (‘the Tribunal’) has released its decision in the long running matter involving the rate that media monitoring companies, Isentia and Meltwater, should pay to use news publishers’ print and digital content in their monitoring services. The media monitoring organisations’ (MMOs) case began in 2017 following the development of a new licensing model […]

July 11, 2022

Reading Australia Fellowship for 2022 is Awarded to Jantiena Batt

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund today announced Jantiena Batt, a deputy principal from the ACT, as this year’s Reading Australia Fellow for Teachers of English and Literacy. The Fellowship was announced during the AATE/ALEA National Conference in Darwin on 9 July by the Copyright Agency’s Head of the Cultural Fund & Reading Australia, Nicola Evans, […]

July 6, 2022

James Nguyen is the second recipient of the $80,000 Copyright Agency Partnerships Commission, in collaboration with ACCA

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) and the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund are pleased to announce Melbourne artist James Nguyen is the second recipient of the Copyright Agency Partnerships (CAP) Commission. The commission is part of a three-year series run by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund with leading Australian arts institutions 4A Centre for […]

July 1, 2022

Immersive First Nations experience debuts in Canberra

Connection: Songlines from Australia’s First Peoples is a new digital immersive experience from the creators and producers of Van Gogh Alive which premiered at the National Museum of Australia (NMA), Canberra on 8 June.