Black and white photos of Anna Krien and Robert Drewe.

March 25, 2022

Copyright Agency Partnerships/ACCA 2022

The Copyright Agency is excited to be working with the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) in 2022 for the second year of our Copyright Agency Partnerships (CAP) visual arts commission. This annual series was launched in April 2021 to support major commissions for mid-career and established visual artists, providing an $80,000 commission and solo […]

Khaled Sabsabi, '1008' (detail), 2020. 56 pieces, enamel, acrylic paint on paper and foam board, 360 x 420 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Milani gallery, Brisbane. Photographer Carl Warner.

March 24, 2022

What’s coming up on our Cultural Fund Calendar

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund will support visual artists and galleries in the following exhibitions across Australia. The 2022 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Free/State opened on 5 March, with an outstanding selection of artists challenging histories and art forms. Curator Sebastian Goldspink has compiled a Spotify playlist with an eclectic mix of songs (chosen […]

March 24, 2022

Wearable art stuns in new collaboration

Yankunytjatjara artist Linda Puna has just released a capsule collection of jackets and coats, co-designed with ethical fashion label Unreal Fur, set to be released in stores and online this week. The collection was revealed to the public at her very first solo exhibition, Awari (Wow!) at Alcaston gallery in Melbourne at her launch on […]

March 24, 2022

The Exhibitionists celebrate women in the arts

The Exhibitionists is a short film created by Northern Pictures, in collaboration with the National Gallery of Australia. A celebration of women in the arts, as well as a reminder of the obstacles female artists have faced in Australian history, the film was aptly set to debut on ABC TV on International Women’s Day (8 March).

March 21, 2022

Celebrate Poetry

World Poetry Day, which falls on 21 March, celebrates the humble poem – whether read, written or spoken – as a unique and powerful mode of expression. Poetry has the power to capture and transform audiences in many different ways through the imaginative use of words and language, phonetics, punctuation, design and more. This World […]

February 14, 2022

Cultural Fund calendar: February to June 2022

Cultural Fund Grants Applications for Copyright Agency’s Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy open on 28 February. This Fellowship supports an experienced teacher or teacher librarian to undertake professional skills development and career-enhancing opportunities, with projects to start after 1 August 2022. Read more about the eligibility requirements as well as the […]

BOOKS THAT MADE US by Carl Reinecke (ABC Books/HarperCollins)

February 14, 2022

A special offer for Copyright Agency members, courtesy of ABC Books/HarperCollins!

Thank you for the great response to our Books That Made Us giveaway! We have received five correct responses from Copyright Agency members, who will each receive a complimentary copy of the book posted to them by 4 March 2022. A cultural history of Australia told through our fiction  Books That Made Us is a companion […]

February 14, 2022

In Case You Missed It: Top 50 Aussie must-reads

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund was proud to award the Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) $20,000 in the most recent round of grants for organisations. The grant was awarded to assist in launching the campaign that will curate and promote 50 Australian books.