July 1, 2022

Copyright Tribunal update: Appeal by Universities Australia filed

Universities Australia have applied for judicial review of the decision of the Copyright Tribunal on the rate payable by the 39 universities for use of copyright material.

July 1, 2022

Changes to the Create Grants for 2022

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has made some important changes to Create Grants for 2022. Grants of $25,000 each will provide a living allowance to creative writers and visual artists to write and create new work. Four grants will be awarded, two for creative writers and two for visual artists. Only mid-career creative writers and […]

July 1, 2022

12 years of the Resale Royalty scheme

The Resale Royalty Right enables artists who create work to share in its value when it is resold. On the 12th anniversary of the scheme, here’s some information about how it’s performing.

June 27, 2022

Copyright Agency is saddened to hear of the passing of Frank Moorhouse

In 1974 Frank was one of a small band of determined volunteers campaigning for respect and financial recognition for Australian creators. His legacy lives on today ensuring that creators are fairly remunerated for their work in a digital environment that provides millions of students with access to high quality educational material. Frank generously gave permission […]

June 27, 2022

Hearts, Minds, Stories: Landscapes of Learning

Having been impacted by COVID-19 for the last two years, Reading Australia is looking forward to attending this year’s joint Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) and Australian Literacy Educators’ Association (ALEA) National Conference in Darwin (7–10 July). Come and visit the Reading Australia Booth (#17) in the exhibition hall to find out […]

June 27, 2022

Book Industry celebrated at 2022 ABIAs

Diana Reid ‘s  Love and Virtue (Ultimo Press) has won Book of the Year at the 2022 Australian Book Industry Awards, held on Thursday 9 June at the ICC Sydney .The prestigious award was this year presented by Lisa Wilkinson.

June 23, 2022

Code of Conduct annual compliance review 2022

Members, licensees and other stakeholders are invited to make submissions to the Code Reviewer about Copyright Agency’s compliance with the Code of Conduct for Collecting Societies in 2021–22. Copyright Agency is a signatory to the Code. Our compliance with the Code is reviewed annually by the Code Reviewer. The current Code Reviewer is the Dr Kevin Lindgren […]

June 21, 2022

2022 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist revealed

Today, the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, alongside award trustee Perpetual, announced the 2022 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist featuring five exceptional titles. The announcement was broadcast nationally.