October 30, 2023

Copyright Agency negotiate Ernabella and Kip&Co partnership for a new Indigenous collection collaboration

Australia’s oldest continuously running art centre, Ernabella Arts in Pukatja Community South Australia, has teamed up with one of the country’s most iconic homewares brands, Kip&Co, to design a homewares and clothing collection. The collaboration saw the Copyright Agency negotiate on behalf of the Ernabella artists to protect their moral rights and Indigenous Cultural Intellectual […]

October 30, 2023

Introducing the new rate card for private education providers

Copyright Agency has completed an extensive and thorough review of the rates charged to the independent education sector and we are pleased to unveil our new Statutory Education Licence rate card, designed in consultation with industry. The review included consideration of customer feedback, analysis of comparable market offerings and assessment of the current sector and […]

October 30, 2023

Changes to licence fees for individually licensed education institutions

Following extensive review and industry consultations, Copyright Agency is making some changes to its licensing arrangements with individually licensed education institutions. These are institutions that are not covered by our arrangements with Universities Australia for its 39 members, Copyright Advisory Group (for most of the school and TAFE sectors) or the Victorian TAFE sector. Copyright […]

October 17, 2023

Cultural Fund supported project, Books Without Barriers, shortlisted for international award  

Earlier this month the shortlisted entries for the Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) International Excellence Award for Accessible Publishing 2023 were announced in Geneva, Switzerland. The Copyright Agency supported project Books Without Barriers was included in the shortlisting as part of a competitive international field of accessible publishing initiatives. Find out more about Books Without Barriers […]

October 12, 2023

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund awards three Fellowships for Australian writers

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund is delighted to announce this year’s recipients of our three writing fellowships for a total of $170,000. The Copyright Agency’s Fellowships provide timely and crucial financial support to authors to create new work for publication. The direct support to authors through the Cultural Fund, which is the philanthropic arm of the […]

October 4, 2023

Copyright Agency licensees celebrated in the 2023 NSW Training Awards

In September we proudly sponsored the NSW Training Awards, and Copyright Agency’s Education and Government Licensing team members Liesl Fitzpatrick and Sharon Maguchu attended the ceremony, held by Training Services NSW at Sydney Town Hall. The Awards honour and reward the achievements of students, teachers, training organisations and employers in the vocational education and training sector […]

September 28, 2023

Australian Society of Authors statement on Australian books used to train AI

On 28 September, the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) issued a statement expressing the ASA’s deep concern, on behalf of its members, about the use of Australian books to train AI. You can view the statement here. You can view the article in the Atlantic about the Books3 dataset of nearly 200,000 pirated books, referred […]

September 26, 2023

Copyright Agency members celebrated in the 2023 EISSI Awards

Earlier this month, representatives from the Association of Consulting Surveyors NSW and the Institution of Surveyors NSW held the 25th Excellence in Surveying and Spatial Information (EISSI) Awards at a Gala Dinner in Sydney. The awards night recognises the achievements of NSW based organisations and individuals from across the surveying and spatial information profession and […]