June 27, 2022

Hearts, Minds, Stories: Landscapes of Learning

Having been impacted by COVID-19 for the last two years, Reading Australia is looking forward to attending this year’s joint Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) and Australian Literacy Educators’ Association (ALEA) National Conference in Darwin (7–10 July). Come and visit the Reading Australia Booth (#17) in the exhibition hall to find out […]

June 27, 2022

Book Industry celebrated at 2022 ABIAs

Diana Reid ‘s  Love and Virtue (Ultimo Press) has won Book of the Year at the 2022 Australian Book Industry Awards, held on Thursday 9 June at the ICC Sydney .The prestigious award was this year presented by Lisa Wilkinson.

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.