August 29, 2023

Resale Royalty Update (August 2023)

Here’s an update and a refresher on Resale Royalty: Artists, could your resold artworks be eligible for a payment?  If you are aware of a resale and would like to check if a royalty may be due, please contact us. You’ve heard people talk about first and second resale but those terms can be confusing. A quick way to […]

August 29, 2023

Copyright Agency goes to DAAF

The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair is an annual celebration of Indigenous art and culture. This year Copyright Agency’s Visual Arts team had the privilege of taking part of this fantastic art fair that showcased the best of the First Nations culture from 11 -13 of August 2023 at the Darwin Convention Centre. Copyright Agency’s Cultural […]

August 29, 2023

Cookbook licensed Sallyanne Roberts artwork as cover image for second edition

Copyright Agency recently licensed Sallyanne Roberts’ artwork Kuru Ala as the cover image for the second edition of Flavours of Australia, a cookbook and culinary guide showcasing Australia’s best restaurants and top chefs, published by Sunday Press.           Flavours of Australia is a cookbook that shares more than 500 pages worth of the best spots for […]

August 18, 2023

Parliamentary inquiry into generative AI in education

The House Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training is conducting an inquiry into and report on the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) in the Australian education system. You can see the announcement of the inquiry here, terms of reference for the inquiry here, and the submissions to the inquiry here. You can view […]

July 27, 2023

Risky business: Do you know how content is used in your business?

Risky business: Do you know how content is used in your business? New research conducted by Fiftyfive5, an independent market research agency, on behalf of Copyright Agency, highlights the widespread use of 3rd party content within Australian businesses and a general complacency about copyright. The research shows that 2 out of 3 white collar workers […]

July 26, 2023

Shankari Chandran wins 2023 Miles Franklin Literary Award for Chai Time at Cinnamon Gardens

Shankari Chandran has won the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award for her novel, Chai Time at Cinnamon Gardens, published by Ultimo Press. On winning the award, Chandran said: “It’s such an honour to win the Miles Franklin Literary Award, honestly, I’m still in shock. To be recognised among my Australian writing peers in this way […]

July 26, 2023

Wendy Mocke wins the 2023 Griffin Award

Wendy Mocke has been awarded the 2023 Griffin Award for new Australian playwriting for her play I am Kegu. Kegu, a Papua New Guinean woman who cares for her elderly mother in their village is pressured into getting married and becoming a second wife to the son of a village chief. Rallying against this arrangement, […]

July 25, 2023

Update on data collection from school sector

As we have previously communicated to members, we are seeking data from the school sector using modern technologies that minimise adminstrative burden for teachers. In April 2019, we let members know that we had negotiated a four-year agreement with representatives of the school sector for January 2019 to December 2022 (see here). We said: The […]