With the first quarter of the financial year well underway, a number of payments are due for royalties collected from a range of sources.
Over the next few weeks, with support from the Copyright Agency’s Emergency Action Funding, Guardian Australia will publish Fire, Flood and Plague.
On 13 August, the government announced some proposed changes to the Copyright Act. We will keep members informed of further developments.
A large number of our members have recently received honours at two major awards celebrating Indigenous art: the annual NATSIAA and the inaugural NIFA.
On 31 July, the ACCC released draft legislation for a code on negotiations between digital platforms and media companies.
The second major upgrade to your online account is due to launch at the end of next month, and it promises to deliver significant improvements.
The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has awarded three fellowships totalling $240,000 as the creative industries continue to call for critical financial support of Australia’s writers and artists. The Fellowships have been awarded to authors Rodney Hall and Krissy Kneen and visual artist Khaled Sabsabi, with each receiving $80,000 to write and create important new works. […]
Australia’s most prestigious literary award, the Miles Franklin, has been awarded to Wiradjuri author Tara June Winch for The Yield, published by Penguin Random House Australia. For the first time in the Award’s history, Perpetual announced the winner via a live YouTube presentation, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chosen from a shortlist showcasing a powerhouse […]
Image Credit: Created by Copyright Agency. Featured members: Amal Awad, photo by Tim Levy. Blak Douglas, photo by Nick Cubbin. Lee Walker, photo by Lindsay Edwards. Wayne Diver-Tuck, photo by Caitlin Hicks. Linton Besser, photo by Olivia Tran. Cathy Wilcox, photo by Caitlin Hicks. Lachlan Philpott, photo by Bryan Sun. Maxine Beneba-Clarke, photo by Olivia Tran.