May 10, 2024

Copyright Agency provides licence solution for NGA’s Sharing the National Collection initiative

Our Visual Arts licensing team have been working closely with the National Gallery and its partner venues as part of their Sharing the National Collection initiative, offering simple licence solutions to cover marketing and promotional uses. The initiative, launched last year and supported by the Australian Government’s cultural policy, Revive, has seen iconic pieces from […]

February 23, 2024

Latest design in Qantas-Balarinji Flying Art Series takes flight

Copyright Agency’s visual arts licensing team joined Qantas, Balarinji Design Studio, Tjungu Palya Arts and senior Pitjantjatjara artist Maringka Baker in Uluru on 23 February to ceremoniously launch the latest design in the Qantas-Balarinji Flying Art Series. At the end of 2023, Qantas unveiled the first of its new Airbus A220 aircrafts, featuring the artwork […]

June 1, 2023

The Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists 2010 to 2023

As we approach the 13th anniversary of the Resale Royalty Right, we celebrate the milestone of $13 million in royalties generated by the scheme. The Resale Royalty Right recognises artists ongoing rights in their work and provides them with a share of its ongoing value. Here’s how the scheme is performing: $13 million Over $13.3 […]

May 30, 2023

Wrapped Perth café tells a local Noongar story

A new outdoor café in Perth’s Burswood Park recently opened adorning stunning artwork by Western Australian Noongar artist, Linda Loo. Bilya Café sits on the land of the Noongar people on Whadjuk Country, beside the Swan River. In Noongar language, ‘bilya’ means ‘river’. Local elder, Bruce Loo, who worked with Crown to research this historically […]

April 13, 2023

Vale John Olsen

Copyright Agency is saddened to hear of the passing of John Olsen AO OBE. Known for his distinctive painting style and depictions of landscapes, Olsen was one of Australia’s most acclaimed artists. During a career that spanned more than sixty years he won numerous awards, including the Wynne Prize in 1969 and 1985, the Sulman […]

September 30, 2022

Blue Poles Park opens in Canberra

Blue Poles Park was recently opened in the new Canberra suburb of Whitlam, in a nod to Whitlam’s approval of the controversial artwork purchase by the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) almost 50 years ago.

September 30, 2022

Country to Couture at DAAF

Fine art and high fashion were one at the Country to Couture runway shows, which took place on Larrakia Country in August.

July 1, 2022

Immersive First Nations experience debuts in Canberra

Connection: Songlines from Australia’s First Peoples is a new digital immersive experience from the creators and producers of Van Gogh Alive which premiered at the National Museum of Australia (NMA), Canberra on 8 June.