May 6, 2022

Book industry event season is here!

The Australian book industry’s most exciting day of the year will arrive on Thursday 9 June. The 2022 BookUp Conference, and the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) will take place back-to-back, once again at the ICC Sydney.

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 […]

December 7, 2020

Funding opportunities in early 2021

The Cultural Fund has some exciting funding opportunities for individuals to apply before Easter next year!

October 28, 2020

Publishing industry events go online

The Small Press Network and Australian Publishers Association are taking two key industry engagement opportunities online in November.

July 8, 2020

New research invites publishers to participate in Australia’s accessibility journey

Book publishers are invited to contribute to an exciting new benchmarking study about inclusive publishing in Australia. The research is being spearheaded by Agata Mrva-Montoya, lecturer and Degree Director, Master of Publishing, at the University of Sydney (currently on leave from her role as Publishing Manager at Sydney University Press). In our previously-published Q&A, she […]

May 21, 2020

Accessibility Q&A with Agata Mrva-Montoya

21 May marks Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2020, an opportunity to promote digital access and inclusive content for people with print disabilities. Copyright Agency is committed to fostering inclusivity in the books and publishing sector. We are a member of both the Round Table on Information Access for People with Print Disabilities and the Australian […]

April 22, 2020

Publishers discuss the shift to online teaching

The COVID-19 outbreak in Australia has necessitated rapid and substantial change at all levels of society – not least at the level of education. With protective measures and restrictions set to be enforced for many more weeks (if not months), schools and universities have had to adapt to online teaching on an unprecedented scale. The […]

Image Credit: Pablo Picasso; Portrait of a woman (Portrait de femme) 1938 oil on canvas 98.0 × 77.5 cm Centre Pompidou, Paris, Musée national d’art moderne-Centre de création industrielle Gift of the artist, 1947 (AM 2729 P) © Succession Picasso/Copyright Agency, 2022. Photo: © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI/Georges Meguerditchian/Dist. RMN-GP. Courtesy of the National Gallery of Victoria.

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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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