A note on upcoming distributions

This month we’ll be running our first distributions through our new system for universities, media monitoring companies and artwork licences.

Giving back through voluntary resale payments

Resales of artworks acquired before 9 June 2010 do not meet the criteria for a royalty payment – but they need not miss out altogether.

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.

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 […]

An update from the Copyright Tribunal

On 22 April 2020 the Copyright Tribunal handed down a decision on Isentia’s application for the Tribunal to reduce Isentia’s interim copyright fees to the same fees that Meltwater is paying. His Honour Justice Greenwood rejected Isentia’s application to have its interim copyright fees reduced. The main hearing into the fees that media monitoring companies […]

Member update: payments during COVID-19

Dear Members, We have understandably had enquiries about whether COVID-19 and the associated necessary public health measures, as well as their economic impact, will stop or delay our payments to members. I completely understand your concern, as many of you are particularly adversely affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19. I’d like to assure you […]

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Image Credit: Griffith Review 70 cover image. Louise Zhang, Slosh Samples #2 [detail], 2014.

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