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  • John Fries Award 2018

    Finalist selection underway for the 2018 John Fries Award

    More than 550 Australian and New Zealand artists entered this year’s John Fries Award, for which the finalists will be announced in early April.

    Guest Curator and Judge, Consuelo Cavaniglia, says: “This year we have an outstanding selection of applications … Continued


  • A guide to limiting ‘casual copying’ of images online

    Once your images are online, protecting them from being copied can seem impossible. While it is a difficult area to police, there are some measures you can take to limit ‘casual copying’.

    Using third party websites and social channels

    Understanding … Continued


  • Could your resold artworks be eligible for a payment?

    The Resale Royalty Right for visual artists entitles artists and their estates to a five per cent royalty whenever an eligible artwork resells in Australia.

    Copyright Agency is committed to ensuring that artists and their estates receive the resale royalties … Continued


  • Geoff Sellman’s artwork licensed for fashion range

    This year, National NAIDOC Week from 8 to 15 July will celebrate the invaluable contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women make to the nation under the theme ‘Because of her, we can!’

    Ahead of the event, Queensland fashion … Continued


  • Cultural Fund supports Indigenous Printmaking Program in Tropical North Queensland

    More than 20 Indigenous artists from far north Queensland were trained in new printmaking techniques through a series of workshops run over the past two months.

    Cairns artist collective Kickarts ran the residential printmaking with support from the Copyright Agency’s … Continued


  • Green-light for Copyright Agency and Viscopy merger

    After a successful five-year ‘Services Agreement’ and a Scheme of Arrangement approved by the Supreme Court, the corporate regulator ASIC and members, Copyright Agency and Viscopy will formally merge on 30 November.

    At extraordinary general meetings of the Copyright Agency … Continued