February 13, 2013

Creators in Education Sector Critical

Recognition of the valuable work done by creators in the education sector is critical for the ongoing investment in quality content for Australian students. Several articles have been published recently on issues surrounding education and copyright. In a blog post by Canadian novelist John Degan, he argues against the recent actions by the Ontario Library […]

January 23, 2013

Sebastian Goldspink to head up John Fries Memorial Prize

Sebastian Goldspink will be the guest curator for the 2013 John Fries Memorial Prize for emerging visual artists, as it enters its fourth year. A well-known professional in the Sydney arts scene, Sebastian will be bringing his diverse experience and passion for innovative ideas to this leading contemporary art prize. Sebastian has worked across some […]

January 10, 2013

Career Fund – It’s About You

Would you like some money? Would you like your career to move to the next level? If you’re like most of us, you probably answered yes to both questions. The Career Fund can help you with both these things. The Fund provides support for people working in all areas of publishing and visual arts industries […]

December 17, 2012

Creative Fund Recipients Announced

A spoken word poet, an installation artist and a photographer are just some of the talent who will be taking their careers to the next level thanks to Copyright Agency’s Career Fund. Eight successful applicants from around Australia will share in $21,050 through the latest round of grants from the Career Fund, which provides support […]

November 29, 2012

Viscopy announces $1.7 Million Royalty Distribution

Viscopy has announced a $1.7 million distribution of royalties to members for the 2011–12 financial year, a 19% increase from the previous year. The announcement was made this week at Viscopy’s annual general meeting (AGM) in Sydney. A focus on large international exhibitions over the last 12 months including the Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musee […]

November 7, 2012

Resale Royalty Scheme Reaches $1m for Artists

Over $1 million in royalties has been returned to Australian artists thanks to the Australian Government’s resale royalty scheme, administered by the Copyright Agency. The scheme provides artists with a five per cent royalty payment from eligible resales oftheir artwork and is an important source of additional income for many practising artists. Copyright Agency CEO Jim […]

October 15, 2012

Resale Royalty Messages Hit the Airwaves

The Copyright Agency, in partnership with IAG Productions, has developed a series of easy-to-understand audio messages about the resale royalty scheme in 11 different Aboriginal and Torres Strait languages for remote Indigenous artists. The short message has been produced for community radio and explains what the resale royalty scheme is and how artists can register […]

August 15, 2012

Jacob Leary Wins the John Fries Award 2012

Copyright Agency | Viscopy is pleased to announce Tasmanian artist Jacob Leary has won the John Fries Award 2012 for emerging visual artists. Jacob Leary received the $10,000 prize at the opening of the exhibition of the twenty finalists last night at Gaffa Galleries in Sydney. The prize was awarded by benefactor Vivienne Fries. The judges also […]

Image Credit: Left to right: Poetry in Action cast members Eleni Cassimatis, Brenton Bell and Hannah Wood. Photo: Stephanie Young.

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Image Credit: Betty Chimney & Raylene Walatinna, Nganampa Ngura (Our Country) (2018), Acrylic on Linen, 122 x 152cm.

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