May 5, 2022

Members, are your details up to date?

Do we have your most up-to-date contact details? Remember to check that we have your most up-to-date bank, ABN and contact details by logging into your member account. This will ensure payments reach you without delay.

Surveyor equipment on a wooden table.

August 11, 2021

Surveyor distribution to become annual next year

From next year, Copyright Agency will be moving from bi-annual or quarterly payments to annual payments for all surveyor members. Annual payments will commence from February 2022.

June 30, 2021

Copyright Agency pays more than $70m to creators this month

During June 2021, Copyright Agency distributed more than $70 million of payments from ten difference licence sources, making it its biggest payment month of the year.

April 1, 2019

Meet your Member Services team

The Copyright Agency’s members are at the core of everything we do. We take pride in delivering great service and constantly strive to improve it. Whenever you have a query or need to talk to one of our staff, our dedicated Member Services team members are ready to respond. They are Rosie Daniele (Manager, Member […]

February 4, 2019

Koda Capital helps to keep creators creating with a Copyright Agency licence

Copyright Agency’s core business is to collect copyright fees and distribute the royalties to our 40,000+ creator members for the reuse of text and images. We collect royalties from the education, government and business sectors. One such business is Koda Capital. An independent wealth manager to high-net-worth individuals, families and charitable institutions, Koda has 37 Partners […]

October 2, 2018

Are you prepared for our December payments?

In December, we will distribute approximately $14m to members for licence fees. These payments are for electronic sharing and photocopying of member content in the education and commercial sectors. If you are expecting a payment, here’s a reminder to consider the following: Tax payments Payments from the Copyright Agency are treated as income for tax […]

July 26, 2018

Reminder to share your payments

If you are expecting, or have recently received, a payment from the Copyright Agency and you are not the sole rightsholder, you might need to share the payment with your co-authors or publisher. We will alert you to this responsibility in the Notes section of your payment summary by defining the payment as either a ‘Default’, ‘Default pre-claimed’, […]

June 7, 2018

Be prepared for payments

This month, we will distribute approximately $52m to members in the annual Schools distribution and an additional $13m in the Universities distribution. These payments are our largest of the year, as we issue royalties for electronic sharing and photocopying of member content in the education sector. Are your details up to date? If you are expecting […]

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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