Black and white photos of Anna Krien and Robert Drewe.
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Termination notice period for Statutory Education Licences

In the unlikely event that you need to request to terminate your access to the Statutory Education Licence, your institution will need to submit a termination request before the end of September 2021.

Black and white photos of Anna Krien and Robert Drewe.

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund Awards Two Writers Fellowships

The Cultural Fund’s Author Fellowship and Non-Fiction Writing Fellowship have been awarded to novelist and Walkley Award-winning journalist, Robert Drewe, and award-wining non-fiction writer, Anna Krien.

Powerful lobby groups seek to use COVID-19 to undermine creators

Local Australian creator groups, including the Australian Society of Authors, Australian Publishers Association, Copyright Agency, APRA AMCOS, Screenrights and ARIA | PPCA have urged powerful education, cultural government entities and big tech not to use the COVID-19 pandemic to undermine creator rights.

Photograph of Terri Janke with her book True Tracks.

True Tracks: Dr Terri Janke on her new book

Dr Terri Janke is a Wuthathi/Meriam woman, and an expert in Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP). She started her law firm, Terri Janke and Company over 20 years ago.

Photo of Sarah Holland-Batt, Omar Sakr and Laura Jean McKay. Courtesy of Red Room Poetry.

Red Room Poetry Month

August is Poetry Month, an initiative that Red Room Poetry created to increase the value and awareness of Australian poets and publishers of Australian poetry.

Australia Reads logo.

Celebrate Australian Reading Hour 2021

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund is a keen supporter of Australian Reading Hour. It will take place on 14 September and will feature over 180 Australian authors and illustrators as ambassadors.

An Australian school student using an online learning management system.

Ongoing support for teachers and students

We’re continuing to work with the education sector to minimise disruptions and reduce the pressure of snap transitions to home based learning. 

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Surveyor distribution to become annual next year

From next year, Copyright Agency will be moving from bi-annual or quarterly payments to annual payments for all surveyor members. Annual payments will commence from February 2022.

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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