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.

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. 

February 10, 2021

Update on schools survey

With the ongoing uncertainty related to the pandemic, Copyright Agency recently agreed with school sector representatives to continue the survey pause until the end of 2021.

December 7, 2020

Member update: season’s greetings

Copyright Agency CEO Adam Suckling writes to wish members all the very best for the holiday season. Have a restful and festive summer break.

October 28, 2020

Announcing Create Grants for 2020

Four authors and two visual artists have been awarded a total of $95,000 from the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund.

October 15, 2020

Sydney Contemporary supports artists throughout October

Sydney Contemporary has unveiled a month-long experiential platform to help audiences explore, discover and buy new work from artists.

September 18, 2020

John Fries Award exhibition postponed until 2021

Due to ongoing restrictions surrounding COVID-19, the 2020 John Fries Award winner announcement and exhibition will be postponed until 2021.

September 9, 2020

Have your say on your how the arts benefit Australia

Individuals and organisations are invited to make a submission to a new Parliamentary inquiry into Australia’s creative industries.

Image Credit: Pablo Picasso; Portrait of a woman (Portrait de femme) 1938 oil on canvas 98.0 × 77.5 cm Centre Pompidou, Paris, Musée national d’art moderne-Centre de création industrielle Gift of the artist, 1947 (AM 2729 P) © Succession Picasso/Copyright Agency, 2022. Photo: © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI/Georges Meguerditchian/Dist. RMN-GP. Courtesy of the National Gallery of Victoria.

Image Credit:

Image Credit: 2020 Create Grant recipients: Doris Thomas, photo by Edwina Richards. Nicholas Mangan, photo by Greg Ford and Monash University. Ellena Savage, photo by Charlie Kinross. Mandy Ord, photo courtesy of Many Ord. Felicity Castagna photo by Mikel Krist.

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