May 5, 2022

Brisbane and Sydney Writers’ Festivals

Brisbane Writers Festival (BWF) celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2022! If you missed the in-person festival, which finished on 8 May, you can engage with their online series. Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund is again supporting the online Author/Editor Series and a new Author-Illustrator Series (together with Booktopia). The successful ten-part Author/Editor series is a partnership […]

February 14, 2022

Cultural Fund calendar: February to June 2022

Cultural Fund Grants Applications for Copyright Agency’s Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy open on 28 February. This Fellowship supports an experienced teacher or teacher librarian to undertake professional skills development and career-enhancing opportunities, with projects to start after 1 August 2022. Read more about the eligibility requirements as well as the […]

BOOKS THAT MADE US by Carl Reinecke (ABC Books/HarperCollins)

February 14, 2022

A special offer for Copyright Agency members, courtesy of ABC Books/HarperCollins!

Thank you for the great response to our Books That Made Us giveaway! We have received five correct responses from Copyright Agency members, who will each receive a complimentary copy of the book posted to them by 4 March 2022. A cultural history of Australia told through our fiction  Books That Made Us is a companion […]

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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.

February 22, 2021

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund Supports Seven Major Australian Writers’ Festivals

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund to support writers’ festivals and literary programs in around the nation in 2021.

December 7, 2020

Fire Flood Plague anthology hits bookshelves

Penguin Random House’s Fire Flood Plague (edited by Sophie Cunningham) contains newly-commissioned writing reflecting on the impact of 2020.

October 2, 2018

Aussie book industry supported at Parliament House

The Parliamentary Friends of Australian Books and Writers (PFABW) celebrated its first anniversary in late September with a record number of attendees at Parliament House. Launching the Australian Reading Hour for 2018, co-chairs Assistant Minister the Hon. Linda Reynolds CSC and Graham Perrett MP, noted they were pleased with the turn out for such a […]