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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.
Deloitte Access Economics are produceing a report on the cultural and economic value of Indigenous visual arts.
People in NSW may soon be able to sue for serious invasions of privacy, after a report from the legislative Standing Committee on Law and Justice recommended a statutory cause of action be introduced.
We presented a short seminar in March for filmmakers at Kino Sydney's #104 Open Screen Film Night - it was a hoot!
This FREE (yay!) webinar is an amazing opportunity to learn about copyright from the comfort of your home.
Arts Tasmania, in partnership with the Arts Law Centre of Australia, is presenting a series of free workshops covering important legal issues for Tasmanian artists and arts businesses in Launceston and Hobart in late February.
Our workshops in Hobart have booked out, but there are still places available in Launceston workshops and the legal advice clinics. Please email email@example.com to register.
Click here for a list of all upcoming workshops around Australia.
Arts Law is pleased to announce new partnerships as part of the Artists In the Black 'Adopt a Lawyer' program