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August 5, 2016

More than $4m in royalties generated from resale scheme

Six years after it began, Australia’s resale royalty scheme has generated more than $4 million for artists, with more than half of those artists living and working in remote and regional Australia. More than 12,800 eligible artworks have been resold, well above predicted expectations for the scheme, returning a 5 per cent royalty to 1200 […]

The Create Career Fund supports individual mid-to-late career artists and authors by providing grants to support time to write and create. Applicants are able to apply for grants of $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000.

August 3, 2016

Opportunities for creators throughout their careers

The Copyright Agency’s Career Fund changed this year, with the development of two strands of funding, the Ignite and Create Career Funds The Ignite fund is for emerging creators and the Create fund is for established creators. The Create Career Fund received 132 applications in its inaugural June round. All three judges were impressed with […]

July 29, 2016

Mentorship delivers for first-time novelist

An author who completed a Copyright Agency-funded ASA mentorship in 2014 recently had her first novel published in Australia, the UK and the USA. When she won her mentorship, Aoife Clifford, was an award-winning short-story writer with a second draft manuscript for a novel: All These Perfect Strangers. Aoife says she couldn’t put a price […]

July 21, 2016

Copyright Agency’s Author Fellowship doubles value to $80,000

The Copyright Agency’s annual Author Fellowship for mid-to-late career authors has doubled its award from $40,000 to $80,000 this year, making it one of Australia’s richest fellowships for writers. Copyright Agency CEO, Adam Suckling, says, “This is now the flagship fellowship for mid-to-late career authors, providing valuable financing so they can develop their next work. […]

July 1, 2016

Clear and license the rights to reuse content from over 20 million STM journal articles from leading publishers

Australia’s text licensing company, the Copyright Agency, has developed an easy way for companies to build and share knowledge with content from the world’s leading scientific, technical and medical (STM) journals. Copyright Agency’s new pay-per-use online licensing solution, RightsPortal Journals, has been developed in partnership with globally successful publishers Elsevier, Wiley, and Wolters Kluwer. RightsPortal […]

June 22, 2016

Copyright Agency attends the Productivity Commission Public Hearing

The Copyright Agency attended the Productivity Commission’s Public Hearing on Tuesday 21 June. Below is the full text version of opening remarks from Copyright Agency CEO, Adam Suckling.   Productivity Commission Public Hearing Sydney Intellectual Property Arrangements Thank you for the opportunity to participate in this public hearing. The inquiry is an important one.  It […]

June 21, 2016

PEN Free Voices Lecture

With support from the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, Professor Gillian Triggs, celebrated human rights lawyer and President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, delivered the 2016 Sydney PEN Free Voices lecture at this year’s Sydney Writers Festival. In her address, Gillian Triggs discussed the nature and implications of freedom of expression as an internationally recognised human […]

Visual artists losing out on online revenue, survey finds

May 31, 2016

Visual artists losing out on online revenue, survey finds

Visual artists need easier solutions to take advantage of new revenue opportunities offered by the online environment, a new survey of Australian and New Zealand artists has found. The survey, Voice of the Artist, conducted by research firm AMR, shows that while 90% of the 1,020 artists surveyed have had their work reproduced (with 71% […]

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