June 27, 2022

Hearts, Minds, Stories: Landscapes of Learning

Having been impacted by COVID-19 for the last two years, Reading Australia is looking forward to attending this year’s joint Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) and Australian Literacy Educators’ Association (ALEA) National Conference in Darwin (7–10 July). Come and visit the Reading Australia Booth (#17) in the exhibition hall to find out […]

May 5, 2022

New longform writing initiative announced

Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas (JNI) and Penguin Random House (PRH) to provide practical experience and mentoring to the next generation of Australian longform writers, culminating in the opportunity to publish a piece in a Penguin Random House anthology. The […]

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 […]

May 5, 2022

Macquarie University Survey of Australian authors

Copyright Agency is partnering with Macquarie University and the Australia Council for the Arts on a new national survey of Australian authors. The findings will be released later this year. All published Australian authors are eligible to fill out the survey and we invite you to have your say. Copyright Agency CEO Josephine Johnston, says […]

April 28, 2022

A new national survey for Australian authors

Macquarie University, the Australia Council for the Arts and the Copyright Agency are excited to announce that a national survey of Australian authors is now open. All published Australian authors are eligible to fill out the survey and we invite you to have your say. To complete the survey, visit www.mq.edu.au/authors-survey. The survey will remain […]

March 25, 2022

Copyright Agency Partnerships/ACCA 2022

The Copyright Agency is excited to be working with the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) in 2022 for the second year of our Copyright Agency Partnerships (CAP) visual arts commission. This annual series was launched in April 2021 to support major commissions for mid-career and established visual artists, providing an $80,000 commission and solo […]

Khaled Sabsabi, '1008' (detail), 2020. 56 pieces, enamel, acrylic paint on paper and foam board, 360 x 420 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Milani gallery, Brisbane. Photographer Carl Warner.

March 24, 2022

What’s coming up on our Cultural Fund Calendar

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund will support visual artists and galleries in the following exhibitions across Australia. The 2022 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Free/State opened on 5 March, with an outstanding selection of artists challenging histories and art forms. Curator Sebastian Goldspink has compiled a Spotify playlist with an eclectic mix of songs (chosen […]

March 21, 2022

Celebrate Poetry

World Poetry Day, which falls on 21 March, celebrates the humble poem – whether read, written or spoken – as a unique and powerful mode of expression. Poetry has the power to capture and transform audiences in many different ways through the imaginative use of words and language, phonetics, punctuation, design and more. This World […]

Image Credit: Advertising campaign, including tram panels featuring Picasso’s Figure, 1927, The Matador, 1970 and Woman in an armchair, 1927 © Succession Picasso/Copyright Agency, 2022

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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