What’s the Story?

The Cultural Fund has lent its support to this year’s Walkley Media Conference, titled ‘What’s the story? Powerful narrative and other tales from the future’. The Cultural Fund has also lent its support to this year’s Walkley Media Conference, titled ‘What’s the story? Powerful narrative and other tales from the future’. The four day event […]

Creative Writing Under the Microscope

The Copyright Agency Writer-in-Residence program gives students at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) the opportunity to experience the creative process, up close and personal, by funding an established writer to work on a project on campus. Each year, the selected writer receives a $40,000 allowance, and UTS also provides an office and full access […]

Cultural Fund Increases to $2 million

At the Copyright Agency’s annual general meeting on 25 November, members voted to increase the amount which may be allocated to the Agency’s Cultural Fund from 1% to 1.5% of the company’s licensing income. Based on the Copyright Agency’s 2009–10 licensing revenue, the increase will mean that over $2 million will be available to support […]

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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