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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Copyright Agency and Viscopy: Combined Service Agreement

Copyright Agency and Viscopy have received approval for an agreement whereby Copyright Agency will manage services to Viscopy members and licensees. Copyright Agency and Viscopy have received approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for a combined services agreement through which Copyright Agency will manage services to Viscopy members and licensees. Approval was […]

Undisclosed Indigenous Art Triennial

unDisclosed, the second national Indigenous art triennial is on display at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra until 22 July 2012 and showcases contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. The works of 20 artists were selected for the exhibition, in recognition of their commitment to excellence and their pursuit of new fields of […]

Copyright Agency Congratulates Aurealis Award Winners

The Copyright Agency congratulates the winners of the 2011 Aurealis Awards, announced at an event in Sydney on Saturday 12 May. The Awards recognise the best of Australian speculative fiction writing and this year over 20 authors and illustrators received prizes in the categories of science fiction, fantasy, horror, young adult and children’s fiction. The […]

Image Credit: Sample book artwork spreads designed by Joanna Hunt for Allen & Unwin / Tjanpi (November 2019). Stills are from the Tjanpi Desert Weavers stop-motion animation Ngayuku Papa (My Dog): Bluey and Big Boy; story & narration by Maureen Butler, directed by Jonathan Daw and Maureen Butler, 2018.

Image Credit: 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist. Book covers supplied.

Image Credit: Aboriginal artist Elton Wirri. Photo by Guy Louanglath.

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