Copyright Tribunal hearing begins

The week starting 7 September 2020 was the first of a three-week hearing in Copyright Agency’s action against Universities Australia (UA).

A note on upcoming member payments

We are putting our October and November distributions on hold while we prepare for the next major update to your online account.

Information about upcoming distributions

With the first quarter of the financial year well underway, a number of payments are due for royalties collected from a range of sources.

Your view of works and payments is about to get better

The second major upgrade to your online account is due to launch at the end of next month, and it promises to deliver significant improvements.

Close to $114m paid to members in FY 2019/20

The 2019/20 Financial Year drew to a close with almost $114 million distributed to publishers, writers, visual artists and surveyor members. “Our licences cover the use of a vast amount of copyright material by Australian school and university students, governments and businesses,” says Copyright Agency CEO Adam Suckling. “Our payment to members is for use […]

Payments are coming! Update your details

Our largest annual payments to members – the Schools and Universities distributions – are coming up in June 2020, along with the TAFE distribution and payments to visual artists. We know that in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic many of you are anxiously awaiting these distributions. We’re working hard to maintain our schedule with […]

Member update: Canada, COVID and more

Dear Members, I write to update you on a recent court decision in Canada; what we have being doing for you around COVID-19; our legal cases; payment for news content by big tech; and the Cultural Fund. Canadian judgement: writers, publishers and visual artists win, but still get smashed I think it is worth soberly […]

Supporting creators through COVID-19

For those who work in the creative and cultural sectors, and whose livelihoods have been adversely impacted by COVID-19, here are some resources and initiatives that could offer you further support. Books and publishing The APA has a range of resources for publishers on their website. Read more. The ASA has 14 grants of $1,000 […]

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