Annual Report 2018-19 released at AGM

Copyright Agency has issued its 2018-19 Annual Report at its AGM held in Sydney on 20 November 2019. The report provides the audited financial results of the company and reports on achievements in the last financial year. 2018-19 was a strong year with many gains for our members. Highlights include: Strong financial results We generated revenue of around $150m and paid […]

Garry Shead, Railway Station, 1993 © Garry Shead/Licensed by Viscopy, 2014

Performance Highlights for 2013-14

Viscopy distributed more royalties to visual artists during 2013-14 than the previous year, as membership grew and the overall number of Australian and New Zealand artists receiving copyright royalties increased by 24 per cent. During 2013-14, Viscopy distributed $2.47 million in royalties to more than 1,200 Australian artists and more than 900 international artists. The overall amount distributed to artists is higher than the previous […]

Viscopy licenses Australian art for London Exhibition

Viscopy members were involved in the largest historical survey of Australian art ever displayed in Britain, for an exhibition jointly organised by the National Gallery of Australia and London’s Royal Academy of Arts during late 2013. Australia featured more than 200 works from the 1800s until the present day, with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art representing a quarter of the selection. Our […]

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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