July 1, 2022

Copyright Tribunal update: Appeal by Universities Australia filed

Universities Australia have applied for judicial review of the decision of the Copyright Tribunal on the rate payable by the 39 universities for use of copyright material.

June 1, 2022

Copyright Agency welcomes Copyright Tribunal decision in Universities Australia case

I am pleased to inform you that today we’ve received a gratifying result in our action against Universities Australia (UA) in the Copyright Tribunal. The Tribunal has set the 2019 fee at $35.1M, to be applied as a per student fee, with indexation to apply for the years 2020 through to 2022. This is an excellent outcome for our members, recognising the contribution they make to the Education sector and fairly remunerating them for use of the materials they produce.

December 9, 2019

Cultural Fund grants more than $455,000 to the Australian creative community

The Copyright Agency has announced funding of $455,691 for 21 ground-breaking projects and six new initiatives supporting writing, reading, editing, education, publishing and the visual arts in its second and final round of grants for the year. Highlights include: funding for Fremantle Press to help train authors on media promotion and showcasing their work to […]

August 2, 2018

New technology connects students with copyright compliant material

Australian universities learned how to harness technology to better connect their students with copyright-compliant course materials when leading British university copyright expert visited the Gold Coast. Kate Vasili from Middlesex University attended the Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference on August 1 to share her experience with best-practice digital solutions during her visit. Middlesex University partnered with […]