February 22, 2024

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund kicks off 2024 with almost half a million dollars in approved funding

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund announces funding of $439,840 to 27 Australian organisations for projects in 2024. The grants support projects to benefit creative writers, publishers and visual artists. In addition to this funding, the Cultural Fund will support nine national Australian writers’ festivals held in 2024. The grants will fund panel sessions and interviews with […]

December 15, 2023

10 years of Reading Australia: Anniversary year in review

Each year the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund allocates around $100,000 to the Reading Australia initiative, which supports the teaching and reading of Australian literature in schools. Originally launched in 2013, Reading Australia celebrated its 10th anniversary this year with more than 280 freely available teaching resources from Foundation to Senior Secondary. Reading Australia now has […]

September 18, 2023

Meanjin/Brisbane-based artist James Barth awarded Copyright Agency Partnerships commission, in collaboration with IMA

The Institute of Modern Art (IMA) and the Copyright Agency are pleased to announce that Meanjin/Brisbane-based artist James Barth is the third recipient of the Copyright Agency Partnerships (CAP) commission. The $80,000 contemporary art commission is the third in an annual series presented by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund in partnership with leading Australian arts […]

July 4, 2023

Copyright Agency announces Bridget Forster as the 2023 Reading Australia Fellow

Bridget Forster, a Victorian teacher with more than 20 years of experience, is the 2023 Reading Australia Fellow for Teachers of English and Literacy and teacher librarians. Bridget is the Head of Kerferd Library and VCE Literature Teacher at Mentone Girls Grammar. The Reading Australia Fellowship provides $15,000 to a leading English and/or literacy teacher […]

December 5, 2022

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund grants support income generating opportunities for writers, visual artists and sector organisations and a new Fellowship for Young Writers

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund today announces grants to 21 Australian organisations to provide critical financial and income-generating support for writers and visual artists, support for larger and capital city writers’ festivals, Create Grants for writers and visual artists, and the announcement of the Copyright Agency Frank Moorhouse Fellowship for Young Writers. The Cultural Fund has […]

September 1, 2022

Sydney Contemporary’s Talk Contemporary 2022 program

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund is supporting Sydney Contemporary’s Talk Contemporary program, as well as ‘First Nations Voices: Walk Look Listen’ at this year’s art fair. First Nations Voices, Walk Look Listen features new videos by First Nations artists whose work is showing at the Fair, enabling the viewer to see the artist talking about that […]

July 22, 2022

Copyright Agency announces latest grants and priorities to support writers and visual artists

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has approved $256,245 for Australian arts organisations supporting writers, journalists and visual artists in its first round of funding for this year. The latest funding round attracted 53 applications requesting a total of $946,479. The Cultural Fund has approved 20 applications for a total of $256,245, of which $241,245 will […]

July 11, 2022

Reading Australia Fellowship for 2022 is Awarded to Jantiena Batt

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund today announced Jantiena Batt, a deputy principal from the ACT, as this year’s Reading Australia Fellow for Teachers of English and Literacy. The Fellowship was announced during the AATE/ALEA National Conference in Darwin on 9 July by the Copyright Agency’s Head of the Cultural Fund & Reading Australia, Nicola Evans, […]