Black and white photos of Anna Krien and Robert Drewe.

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.

June 1, 2022

Copyright Agency welcomes Copyright Tribunal decision in Universities Australia case

I am pleased to inform you that today we’ve received a gratifying result in our action against Universities Australia (UA) in the Copyright Tribunal. The Tribunal has set the 2019 fee at $35.1M, to be applied as a per student fee, with indexation to apply for the years 2020 through to 2022. This is an excellent outcome for our members, recognising the contribution they make to the Education sector and fairly remunerating them for use of the materials they produce.

May 19, 2022

Code of Conduct amended

Copyright Agency is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for Collecting Societies, and reports annually on its compliance with the Code (see here). Members and licensees are invited each year to make submissions to the Annual Code Reviewer (a former Federal Court judge) about Copyright Agency’s compliance with the Code (see here for the call for submissions for the review of compliance for 2020–21).

May 16, 2022

An update on our Board

The Board of Copyright Agency has made a call to author members to nominate as a director to fill a casual vacancy.

May 6, 2022

Book industry event season is here!

The Australian book industry’s most exciting day of the year will arrive on Thursday 9 June. The 2022 BookUp Conference, and the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) will take place back-to-back, once again at the ICC Sydney.

May 5, 2022

New ways to find your next great read

As autumn is now in full swing, what better time is there to dive further into reading; whether it’s curling up alone with a new book for self-care time, joining your local library, hitting up your independent bookshops or starting a book club with your friends?

May 5, 2022

Members, are your details up to date?

Do we have your most up-to-date contact details? Remember to check that we have your most up-to-date bank, ABN and contact details by logging into your member account. This will ensure payments reach you without delay.

Image Credit: Anna Krien, 2021 Fellow for Non-Fiction Writing. Photo courtesy EMG. Robert Drewe 2021 Author Fellow, photo by Tracy Drewe.

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