March 21, 2022

Celebrate Poetry

World Poetry Day, which falls on 21 March, celebrates the humble poem – whether read, written or spoken – as a unique and powerful mode of expression. Poetry has the power to capture and transform audiences in many different ways through the imaginative use of words and language, phonetics, punctuation, design and more. This World […]

February 14, 2022

Cultural Fund calendar: February to June 2022

Cultural Fund Grants Applications for Copyright Agency’s Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy open on 28 February. This Fellowship supports an experienced teacher or teacher librarian to undertake professional skills development and career-enhancing opportunities, with projects to start after 1 August 2022. Read more about the eligibility requirements as well as the […]

BOOKS THAT MADE US by Carl Reinecke (ABC Books/HarperCollins)

February 14, 2022

A special offer for Copyright Agency members, courtesy of ABC Books/HarperCollins!

Thank you for the great response to our Books That Made Us giveaway! We have received five correct responses from Copyright Agency members, who will each receive a complimentary copy of the book posted to them by 4 March 2022. A cultural history of Australia told through our fiction  Books That Made Us is a companion […]

February 14, 2022

In Case You Missed It: Top 50 Aussie must-reads

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund was proud to award the Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) $20,000 in the most recent round of grants for organisations. The grant was awarded to assist in launching the campaign that will curate and promote 50 Australian books.

February 14, 2022

Government seeking feedback on changes to copyright legislation

In late December, the Australian Government released a discussion paper and ‘exposure draft’ seeking feedback on potential changes to copyright legislation. Feedback is due by 25 February: see here.

Illustration of woman searching for content on the FLEX platform.

February 14, 2022

25 Publishers on FLEX and counting!

FLEX is our cloud-based library platform that enables educators and librarians to manage copyright protected course materials and share easily with students via secure digital links.

December 17, 2021

Visual Artist Fellow to exhibit in January 2022

Visual artist Khaled Sabsabi’s first major survey exhibition in NSW, A Hope, opens on 4 January 2022 at Campbelltown Arts Centre. Co-curated with Adam Porter, Senior Curator of Contemporary Visual Art, the exhibition recognises almost three decades of Sabsabi’s multidisciplinary contemporary art practice. In 2020 Sabsabi was awarded the Copyright Agency’s Fellowship for a Visual […]

December 15, 2021

Annual Code Reviewer’s report for 2020–21

The report by the Annual Code Reviewer on collecting societies’ compliance with the Code of Conduct in 2020–21 is now available here.