June 15, 2011

John Fries Memorial Prize 2011 Guest Curator announced

Viscopy has appointed Venita Poblocki as the guest curator for the John Fries Memorial Prize 2011 for emerging visual artists. This is the first time that Viscopy has engaged a guest curator to oversee the prize which was established in 2010 and features an exhibition of fifteen finalists at Viscopy’s contemporary art space, Blackfriars off […]

June 14, 2011

2011 Queens’s Birthday Honours List

The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to the members named in the Queen’s Birthday 2011 Honours List, announced by the Governor-General, Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC, on 13 June. The following author members were recognised: Officer (AO) in the general division Ms Marie Coleman PSM Professor Graeme John Davison Mr Mark Walter Scott Member (AM) […]

June 9, 2011

Jackie French Wins Environment Award

This week The Wilderness Society announced the winner of the 2011 Environment Award, to coincide with World Environment Day on 5 June. The Copyright Agency congratulates member Jackie French, who won the Award for her work The Tomorrow Book. In a statement on the prize, The Wilderness Society said that ‘The Tomorrow Book is a story […]

May 31, 2011

Authors Nominated for 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

Author Christobel Mattingley and illustrator Bob Graham are the Australian nominees for the International Board on Books for Young People’s (IBBY) Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2012. The Copyright Agency members are amongst 28 authors and 31 illustrators from 33 countries who have been nominated for their important and lasting contributions to children’s literature. A Hans […]

Books

May 27, 2011

2011 APA Book Design Awards

The Australian Publishers Association (APA) announced the winners of the 2011 Book Design Awards as part of the Sydney Writers’ Festival on 19 May. 2011 marks the 59th year of the Awards, which have grown over the years to now include nearly 20 categories. The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to the publishers of the books below, all […]

May 26, 2011

Shortlist for 2011 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

Arts Minister Simon Crean announced the shortlists for the 2011 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards on 26 May. The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to its members shortlisted in the categories below. Non-fiction Paul Kelly, for How to Make Gravy Delia Falconer for Sydney Fiction David Musgrave for Glissando Kim Scott for That Deadman Dance Roger […]

May 26, 2011

Cultural Fund Celebrates Australian Poetry through Technology

The online Australian Poetry Library, supported by Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund and hosted by Sydney University, was launched on 25 May. Last night, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Governor of New South Wales joined Australian poets, educators, policy makers and supporters of the literary community to celebrate the launch of the Australian Poetry Library […]

Books

May 11, 2011

2011 George Robertson Awards

The recipients of the 2011 George Robertson Service to the Publishing Industry Awards for distinguished service to the Australian publishing industry were announced on 28 April, following the Australian Publishers Association (APA) Annual General meeting in Melbourne. The Copyright Agency congratulates the members below who received awards. Paul Reekie from CSIRO publishing Mark Robertson from Wiley […]

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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