Black and white photos of Anna Krien and Robert Drewe.

December 8, 2021

Copyright Agency appoints Josephine Johnston as CEO

Copyright Agency today announced the appointment of Josephine Johnston to the role of Chief Executive Officer, after a competitive search process which produced a field of impressive candidates. Dr Kate Harrison, Copyright Agency Chair said, “The Board is delighted that Jo has accepted the position of CEO and is confident that she will do an […]

December 7, 2021

Copyright Agency latest release of grants offers critical sector support

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has announced the recipients of its latest round of funding to support Australian writers, publishers, visual artists and creative organisations.

December 7, 2021

An update on payments to members

The following is an update on the recent cyber incident experienced by Copyright Agency. Our IT team has successfully restored a number of operations. This means that you may be hearing from our staff in in relation to the following activities:

December 7, 2021

A final message from CEO Adam Suckling

Dear Members, This is the last message I will send to you as CEO. As we announced a while ago, after six fantastic years representing you, it is time to move on to other challenges. What I have deeply enjoyed over this period is reading and seeing the output of an effective copyright system – […]

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 […]

Image Credit: Anna Krien, 2021 Fellow for Non-Fiction Writing. Photo courtesy EMG. Robert Drewe 2021 Author Fellow, photo by Tracy Drewe.

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