Bush Bands Business – Skills Development for Indigenous Musicians

By Delwyn Everard and Donna Carstens on 18th December 2013

In September 2013, Delwyn Everard and Donna Carstens travelled to the beautiful surrounds of Ross River near Alice Springs to participate in the Bush Bands Business camp. This is the third consecutive year that Arts Law’s Artists in the Black program has partnered with Music NT in a unique professional development program for Indigenous bands.


Arts Law 2013 Pro Bono Awards

By Arts Law Centre of Australia on 24th June 2013

On Wednesday 29th May 2013, Arts Law celebrated the pro bono work of lawyers around the country who give back through their pro bono work in the arts community. For the last 9 years, Arts Law has commissioned a print to award to 30 lawyers celebrating their significant pro bono contribution. 


Arts Law’s Black Fashion Project

By Donna Carstens and Louise Buckingham on 3rd December 2012

Arts Law has developed a suite of legal documents associated with ethical collaborative agreements between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and designers who wish to work and create together. Together, these agreements form part of Arts Law’s Black Fashion project and have been supported by funding from Arts Queensland.


Whitehouse Scores A Master Licensing Deal For its First Album

By Delwyn Everard and Michael Jones on 4th April 2012

In June 2011, Arts Law was approached by Grant Saunders aka Sonic Nomad of Sydney band Whitehouse.   Formed in 2006 and boasting an Aboriginal frontline and a Sri-Lankan rhythm section, the band won the Indigenous Emerging Artists grant in 2010 and its self-funded debut album is due for release in late 2011.


Indigenous Artist and Arts Centre Agreement

By Serena Armstrong on 31st March 2009

Arts Law’s new free sample Indigenous Artist and Art Centre Agreement is a great resource for Indigenous artists creating artworks at Indigenous art centres. In this article, Serena Armstrong looks at who might use the agreement and how to use it.


Common conundrums

By Arts Law Centre of Australia on 31st December 2005

Arts Law deals with a diverse range of legal concerns across all art sectors.  Below are some frequently asked questions over the last year, answered by some of our volunteer lawyers who provided an incredible amount of support and help to Arts Law during 2005. 


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