Black and white photos of Anna Krien and Robert Drewe.

November 29, 2021

Copyright Agency Announces New Appointments

Copyright Agency Chair, Dr Kate Harrison welcomes Leslie Loble to the Board. The appointment was announced at the Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 24 November 2021 and is in addition to the reappointment of Jane Curry, Dr Oliver Watts and Adele Ferguson.

November 29, 2021

2022 Triennial Code of Conduct Review

In 2022, a triennial review of the Collecting Societies Code of Conduct will be conducted by the Code Reviewer.

November 8, 2021

Not Just a Piece of Cake: Q&A with Hazel Edwards and Sarah Bacaller

Hazel Edwards OAM, author of the much-loved children’s book series There’s a Hippopotamus On Our Roof Eating Cake amongst over 200 other books, has recently released her memoir,

November 8, 2021

Griffith Review subscription giveaway

Griffith Review is generously offering fifteen subscriptions to celebrate their final edition for 2021, Griffith Review 74: Escape Routes. This issue explores new words and new worlds with a selection of emerging and established Australian writers. Early in 2021, Griffith Review invited Australia’s emerging writers to send in their best stories. The Copyright Agency’s Cultural […]

November 8, 2021

Combating aliteracy with Australian literature

Earlier this year the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund announced the Reading Australia Fellow for 2021: Edwina West from Oakhill College (NSW).

November 5, 2021

Finalists announced for the 2021 Annual Walkley Awards

The 2021 finalists have been revealed for the 66th Annual Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism.

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October 19, 2021

Success Story: new research on rights sales shows increased demand for Australian books overseas

The popularity of Australian children’s books overseas, the strength of the Chinese language market, and increasing interest in Australian adult fiction have been driving the success of Australian books overseas. The research, Success Story: International rights sales of Australian-authored books 2008–2018, was conducted in partnership between the Australia Council for the Arts, Macquarie University and […]

October 16, 2021

Statement

On Friday, the Copyright Tribunal delivered its decision in relation to 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 by the Copyright Agency. […]