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Not Just a Piece of Cake: Q&A with Hazel Edwards and Sarah Bacaller

Hazel Edwards OAM, author of the much-loved children’s book series There’s a Hippopotamus On Our Roof Eating Cake amongst over 200 other books, has recently released her memoir,

Griffith Review subscription giveaway

Griffith Review is generously offering fifteen subscriptions to celebrate their final edition for 2021, Griffith Review 74: Escape Routes. This issue explores new words and new worlds with a selection of emerging and established Australian writers. Early in 2021, Griffith Review invited Australia’s emerging writers to send in their best stories. The Copyright Agency’s Cultural […]

Combating aliteracy with Australian literature

Earlier this year the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund announced the Reading Australia Fellow for 2021: Edwina West from Oakhill College (NSW).

Finalists announced for the 2021 Annual Walkley Awards

The 2021 finalists have been revealed for the 66th Annual Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism.

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Success Story: new research on rights sales shows increased demand for Australian books overseas

The popularity of Australian children’s books overseas, the strength of the Chinese language market, and increasing interest in Australian adult fiction have been driving the success of Australian books overseas. The research, Success Story: International rights sales of Australian-authored books 2008–2018, was conducted in partnership between the Australia Council for the Arts, Macquarie University and […]

Statement

On Friday, the Copyright Tribunal delivered its decision in relation to 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 by the Copyright Agency. […]

Tribunal update – better measurement for members

On 10 August Copyright Agency (CA) filed an important opening Position Paper with the Copyright Tribunal in support of implementing a new digital way of collecting data about the use of members’ material to teach millions of Australian school students..

Carl Merrison and Hakea Hustler accepting the Daisy Utemorrah Award via video-link at the WA Premier's Book Awards ceremony at the State Library of WA.

Cultural Fund in Western Australia

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund supports great work from cultural organisations and writers and visual artists in Western Australia, with opportunities that assist creators at different stages of their careers.