Black and white photos of Anna Krien and Robert Drewe.

February 14, 2022

Government seeking feedback on changes to copyright legislation

In late December, the Australian Government released a discussion paper and ‘exposure draft’ seeking feedback on potential changes to copyright legislation. Feedback is due by 25 February: see here.

Illustration of woman searching for content on the FLEX platform.

February 14, 2022

25 Publishers on FLEX and counting!

FLEX is our cloud-based library platform that enables educators and librarians to manage copyright protected course materials and share easily with students via secure digital links.

December 17, 2021

Visual Artist Fellow to exhibit in January 2022

Visual artist Khaled Sabsabi’s first major survey exhibition in NSW, A Hope, opens on 4 January 2022 at Campbelltown Arts Centre. Co-curated with Adam Porter, Senior Curator of Contemporary Visual Art, the exhibition recognises almost three decades of Sabsabi’s multidisciplinary contemporary art practice. In 2020 Sabsabi was awarded the Copyright Agency’s Fellowship for a Visual […]

December 15, 2021

Annual Code Reviewer’s report for 2020–21

The report by the Annual Code Reviewer on collecting societies’ compliance with the Code of Conduct in 2020–21 is now available here.

December 8, 2021

Copyright Agency appoints Josephine Johnston as CEO

Copyright Agency today announced the appointment of Josephine Johnston to the role of Chief Executive Officer, after a competitive search process which produced a field of impressive candidates. Dr Kate Harrison, Copyright Agency Chair said, “The Board is delighted that Jo has accepted the position of CEO and is confident that she will do an […]

December 7, 2021

Copyright Agency latest release of grants offers critical sector support

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has announced the recipients of its latest round of funding to support Australian writers, publishers, visual artists and creative organisations.

December 7, 2021

An update on payments to members

The following is an update on the recent cyber incident experienced by Copyright Agency. Our IT team has successfully restored a number of operations. This means that you may be hearing from our staff in in relation to the following activities:

December 7, 2021

A final message from CEO Adam Suckling

Dear Members, This is the last message I will send to you as CEO. As we announced a while ago, after six fantastic years representing you, it is time to move on to other challenges. What I have deeply enjoyed over this period is reading and seeing the output of an effective copyright system – […]