Art in Prisons - Prisoner’s have rights too!

By Anika Valenti on 24th June 2013

Arts Law is currently in the process of creating a positions paper that considers the law and policy relating to the creation of artistic works in Australian prisons. 


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 advocates for Greater Transparency in Fees charged by Copyright Collecting Societies

By Delwyn Everard and Marie-Christin Stenzel on 4th April 2012

Arts Law has successfully pursued changes to the information available on the websites of three major Australian collecting societies. We were concerned about the calculation of the commissions they deduct from the royalties collected on behalf of their members.


Solid Arts Update

By Robyn Ayres on 21st December 2011

Solid Arts provides a toolkit of resources on respecting and protecting Indigenous intellectual property. The 3 year project was funded by the Cultural Ministers Council and will enter its final phase in 2012.


Arts Law in the Kimberley: a facebook story

By Arts Law Centre of Australia on 21st December 2011

Arts Law's facebook page already has 466 fans and is a source of current news on legal and political  issues affecting the Australian and international arts industries as well as keeping you up-to-date on new resources available from Arts Law.


From WIPO, Geneva: IGC 19 Report

By Trish Adejei and Louise Buckingham on 26th September 2011

The 19th session of WIPO’s Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) was held in Geneva, WIPO Headquarters, 18-22 July 2011. We (Trish Adjei and Louise Buckingham) went along as observers for Arts Law. We were also privileged to participate in the Indigenous Caucus during the meeting.


Solids Arts – Respecting and protecting Indigenous intellectual property

By Robyn Ayres on 31st March 2011

In 2010 the Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) was contracted through the Cultural Ministers Council to further develop the Indigenous intellectual property toolkit resource over three years (2010-2012). This project has been titled Solid Arts and will include a resources across a number of mediums.


Working With The Arts Law Centre: A Lawyer’s Perspective

By Tim Golder on 30th September 2010

A look at some of the rewarding pro bono work provided by Allens Arthur Robinson for an Indigenous visual artist through Arts Law.


Professor Sally Morgan: the importance of stories.

By Blanch Lake on 30th September 2004

Sally Morgan is one of Australia's best-known Aboriginal artists and writers.Her first book My Place, published in 1987, is recognised as being a milestone in Indigenous writing. My Place has now sold over half million copies and has been widely published internationally.  In 2003 Arts Law was privileged to have Sally Morgan join our Council of Patrons. Blanch Lake caught up with Sally to talk about her work as an Indigenous writer.


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