Black and white photos of Anna Krien and Robert Drewe.

August 13, 2021

Powerful lobby groups seek to use COVID-19 to undermine creators

Local Australian creator groups, including the Australian Society of Authors, Australian Publishers Association, Copyright Agency, APRA AMCOS, Screenrights and ARIA | PPCA have urged powerful education, cultural government entities and big tech not to use the COVID-19 pandemic to undermine creator rights.

Photo of Copyright Agency offices in Sydney.

August 12, 2021

Member Services are here to help

Our Member Services team are the backbone of our business, they are always striving to improve their consistently high level of service to authors, publishers, visual artists and surveyor members in any way they can.

Photograph of Terri Janke with her book True Tracks.

August 11, 2021

True Tracks: Dr Terri Janke on her new book

Dr Terri Janke is a Wuthathi/Meriam woman, and an expert in Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP). She started her law firm, Terri Janke and Company over 20 years ago.

Photo of Sarah Holland-Batt, Omar Sakr and Laura Jean McKay. Courtesy of Red Room Poetry.

August 11, 2021

Red Room Poetry Month

August is Poetry Month, an initiative that Red Room Poetry created to increase the value and awareness of Australian poets and publishers of Australian poetry.

Australia Reads logo.

August 11, 2021

Celebrate Australian Reading Hour 2021

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund is a keen supporter of Australian Reading Hour. It will take place on 14 September and will feature over 180 Australian authors and illustrators as ambassadors.

An Australian school student using an online learning management system.

August 11, 2021

Ongoing support for teachers and students

We’re continuing to work with the education sector to minimise disruptions and reduce the pressure of snap transitions to home based learning. 

Surveyor equipment on a wooden table.

August 11, 2021

Surveyor distribution to become annual next year

From next year, Copyright Agency will be moving from bi-annual or quarterly payments to annual payments for all surveyor members. Annual payments will commence from February 2022.

Photo of TextaQueen with CAP and 4A logos.

August 10, 2021

TextaQueen is awarded the inaugural Copyright Agency Partnerships $80,000 commission with 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art

Visual artist TextaQueen is the recipient of the inaugural Copyright Agency Partnerships (CAP) $80,000 commission to develop and exhibit a major body of work with the 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney.

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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