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December 15, 2016

Copyright Agency response to ‘Copyright row must end’

Australians artists, writers, musicians and filmmakers have a right to receive fair payment for their work. The sweeping changes to Australian copyright laws being cheered on by Fairfax journalist Peter Martin, the Productivity Commission as well as American big tech companies will see these protections taken away. In his opinion piece in today’s SMH and Age, […]

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June 5, 2014

Tattooist to develop new techniques

“When I heard the news, I jumped up on a street bench and yelled ‘Whoo hoo!’.” This was the reaction from printmaker and tattooist Alexi Keywan on learning that she was the recipient of $1,500 from Copyright Agency’s 2014 Career Fund. The Lismore practitioner is heading to San Francisco this month to participate in a week-long […]

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June 19, 2013

Pinerolo Illustrators in Residence – Successful Candidates Announced

Pinerolo is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Copyright Agency Cultural Fund supported Illustrators in Residence. Now in its second year, Pinerolo offers the unique opportunity for five illustrators to spend one week each in 2013 at Pinerolo, to work on their picture book project and have daily mentoring from Margaret Hamilton, respected […]

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May 31, 2011

Authors Nominated for 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

Author Christobel Mattingley and illustrator Bob Graham are the Australian nominees for the International Board on Books for Young People’s (IBBY) Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2012. The Copyright Agency members are amongst 28 authors and 31 illustrators from 33 countries who have been nominated for their important and lasting contributions to children’s literature. A Hans […]

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May 27, 2011

2011 APA Book Design Awards

The Australian Publishers Association (APA) announced the winners of the 2011 Book Design Awards as part of the Sydney Writers’ Festival on 19 May. 2011 marks the 59th year of the Awards, which have grown over the years to now include nearly 20 categories. The Copyright Agency extends its congratulations to the publishers of the books below, all […]

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May 1, 2011

Garth Nix, Margo Lanagan Shortlisted for 2011 Locus Awards

On 11 May, the Locus Science Fiction Foundation announced the shortlists for the 2011 Locus Awards for science fiction and fantasy writing. The Awards are presented in 15 categories, including science fiction novel, fantasy novel, short story, collection and editor. The Copyright Agency congratulates our members Garth Nix and Margo Lanagan whose work appeared in Zombies […]

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December 7, 2010

Tribute to the Man behind Mr Squiggle

Well known Australian illustrator and Copyright Agency member Norman Hetherington has passed away on 6 December 2010, aged 89. Norman was the man behind Australia’s longest-running Children’s television series, Mr Squiggle, and the character of the same name that appeared on the show. Norman was on air for just over 40 years from July 1959 […]

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December 7, 2010

Chrisopher Cheng Receives SCBWI Award

Australian children’s book author and Copyright Agency member Christopher Cheng recently received the ‘Member of the Year’ award from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). The award is in recognition of Christopher’s contribution as the SCBWI’s Co-Regional Coordinator for Australia – particularly his work in creating a presence for the Australian and […]

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