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July 19, 2022

Copyright Tribunal decision in media monitoring case

The Copyright Tribunal (‘the Tribunal’) has released its decision in the long running matter involving 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 […]

July 11, 2022

Reading Australia Fellowship for 2022 is Awarded to Jantiena Batt

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund today announced Jantiena Batt, a deputy principal from the ACT, as this year’s Reading Australia Fellow for Teachers of English and Literacy. The Fellowship was announced during the AATE/ALEA National Conference in Darwin on 9 July by the Copyright Agency’s Head of the Cultural Fund & Reading Australia, Nicola Evans, […]

July 6, 2022

James Nguyen is the second recipient of the $80,000 Copyright Agency Partnerships Commission, in collaboration with ACCA

The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) and the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund are pleased to announce Melbourne artist James Nguyen is the second recipient of the Copyright Agency Partnerships (CAP) Commission. The commission is part of a three-year series run by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund with leading Australian arts institutions 4A Centre for […]

July 1, 2022

Immersive First Nations experience debuts in Canberra

Connection: Songlines from Australia’s First Peoples is a new digital immersive experience from the creators and producers of Van Gogh Alive which premiered at the National Museum of Australia (NMA), Canberra on 8 June.

July 1, 2022

The Picasso Century opens in Melbourne

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has hosted the world premiere of ‘The Picasso Century’ exhibition, which opened on 10 June and will run to 9 October.

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.