Fake Art Harms Culture: Arts Law’s Submission to the House of Representatives Inquiry Fake Art Harms Culture: Arts Law’s Submission to the House of Representatives Inquiry
13th November 2017
 

The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the discussion on the growing presence of inauthentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ‘style’ art and craft products and merchandise for sale across Australia. In essence, our submission is that a prohibition on the sale of inauthentic products at all levels of the supply chain is the easiest and most efficient approach to address the problem.

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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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Submission on the Intellectual Property Arrangements - Productivity Commission Issues Paper Oct 2015 Submission on the Intellectual Property Arrangements - Productivity Commission Issues Paper Oct 2015
8th February 2016
 

The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) is pleased to comment on the Productivity Commission Issues Paper.

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Indigenous communal moral rights (ICMR) II
1st March 2006
 

Arts Law has continued its advocacy on the Copyright Amendment (Indigenous Communal Moral Rights) Bill.

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Indigenous Communal Moral Rights (ICMR)
23rd January 2004
 

Arts Law made a submission to the Federal Government in January 2004 after the Federal Government indicated in 2003 that it intended to introduce ICMR legislation amending the Copyright Act and circulated a draft bill.

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