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.

Research reveals opportunities for Australian trade publishers in Indonesia, India, Malaysia

Dr Nathan Hollier, Publisher and CEO at Melbourne University Publishing (formerly Director at Monash University Publishing) was the 2018 recipient of the Copyright Agency’s Publisher Fellowship. Nathan’s research project focused on the opportunities and obstacles for book publishing in Asia Pacific markets, traveling to International Book Fairs in Jakarta, Delhi and Kuala Lumpur while also […]

Writers respond to the challenges of 2020

Over the next few weeks, with support from the Copyright Agency’s Emergency Action Funding, Guardian Australia will publish Fire, Flood and Plague.

Cultural Fund awards $240,000 in Fellowships

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has awarded three fellowships totalling $240,000 as the creative industries continue to call for critical financial support of Australia’s writers and artists. The Fellowships have been awarded to authors Rodney Hall and Krissy Kneen and visual artist Khaled Sabsabi, with each receiving $80,000 to write and create important new works. […]

Announcing the 2020 Reading Australia Fellow

Karen Yager, a teacher with more than 25 years’ experience, has been awarded the 2020 Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy. The Reading Australia Fellowship provides $15,000 to a leading English and/or literacy teacher to undertake a career-enhancing research project that will benefit the successful Fellow as well as the education sector. […]

Support for Australian creators with the early release of grants to organisations

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has announced the recipients of its final round of funding in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Join us for the 2020 Miles Franklin winner announcement!

It’s almost time to find out the winner of the 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award! Perpetual, the trustee of the Award, will make the announcement live on YouTube at 4pm (AEST) on Thursday 16 July. We are thrilled to welcome back Cassie McCullagh, presenter of Focus (ABC Radio Sydney) and The Bookshelf (ABC Radio National), […]

Australian creators to receive more than $350k from the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has announced $352,773 in support of 25 new projects in the first of two rounds of funding for 2020 and 2021. The funding will support a diverse range of new and existing projects to benefit writers, visual artists, and publishers. Among the projects supported, the University of Tasmania will receive […]

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