News from August 2016
 
Team Arts Law raise over $2500 in the City2Surf! Team Arts Law raise over $2500 in the City2Surf!
25th August 2016

With the generous support of 25 donors, Robyn, Rose and Claudine raised $2620 for Arts Law, so we can keep Australia’s arts community running at its best. 

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Fake Art Harms Culture Campaign - Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2016 Fake Art Harms Culture Campaign - Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2016
5th August 2016

The Arts Law Centre of Australia, the Indigenous Art Code and Copyright Agency | Viscopy are at the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair calling for the Government to tackle the problem of fake ‘Indigenous’ arts and craft being sold in Australia, harming Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and incomes.

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Leah Flanagan Joining the Arts Law Team Leah Flanagan Joining the Arts Law Team
27th July 2016

Arts Law is thrilled to announce Leah Flanagan is joining us as the Artists in the Black program coordinator.

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Revealing Beauty from Bones: Interview with artist Gerard Geer Revealing Beauty from Bones: Interview with artist Gerard Geer
27th July 2016

Gerard Geer is a Melbourne based sculptural artist with an insatiable curiosity for the anatomical inner workings of all things organic who came to Arts Law as a client in 2013. We caught up with him to discuss the laws around making artwork with animal and plant products.

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Hearts for Arts Law presents Laugh Your Arts Off 2016 Hearts for Arts Law presents Laugh Your Arts Off 2016
13th July 2016

For one night only, 8 local stand-up comedians will take the stage to dazzle you and raise funds to help Arts Law flourish.

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Spotlight on the Artist: Anna Glynn Spotlight on the Artist: Anna Glynn
15th June 2016

We provide legal advice to a huge range of artists around the country. We're shining a spotlight on these artists and sharing their stories.

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Arts Law submission to Productivity Commission Draft Report - 3 June 2016 Arts Law submission to Productivity Commission Draft Report - 3 June 2016
6th June 2016

Arts law is particularly concerned by some of the proposals in the draft report. The undervaluation of artists' contributions and the lack of consideration of Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property issues, the suggestion that the optimal copyright term is 15 to 25 years after creation, the proposal to remove parallel import restrictions for books and the fair use provisions proposed in the draft report. You can read our full submission here.

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New research involving private art businesses - take part New research involving private art businesses - take part
5th May 2016

Deloitte Access Economics are produceing a report on the cultural and economic value of Indigenous visual arts.

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