Business Structures
 

This information sheet explains the difference between incorporated and unincorporated groups and some of the other issues you need to consider when looking at what business structure would suit you or your group.

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Certificates of Authenticity
 

The authenticity of an Aboriginal artwork is important not only for ethical and legal reasons but because it has significant value in the art market. The problem facing Aboriginal artists and communities is how to protect authentic artwork from rip offs made by non-Indigenous people.

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Contracts
 

This information sheet gives you an understanding of what a contract is and how to protect yourself when making contracts.

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Copyright
 

This information sheet describes what copyright is and how you can use it to protect your artistic work.

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Copyright And Wills
 

This fact sheet provides information about:

  • reasons for an artist to have a will;
  • what a will can say, copyright arrangements that can be set out in a will;
  • where to find a sample will;
  • how to change a will.

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Copyright in music and lyrics
 

This information sheet explains copyright in music and lyrics as it relates to musicians.

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Copyright Licensing for Art Centres & Intellectual Property Licensing Toolkit
 

This information sheet explains how art centres can systematically manage copyright licensing requests for the use of artists’ work and describes the various sample agreements contained in the Art Centre Intellectual Property Licensing Toolkit. It can be used in conjunction with the suggested Copyright Licence Fee Schedules (only available in the IP Licensing Toolkit)

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Drama, Performance And Dance
 

This fact sheet provides information on:

  • the nature of copyright in dramatic works;
  • the rights of copyright owners;
  • when to get permission from the copyright owner;
  • exceptions to the need to get permission;
  • duration of copyright;
  • royalties;
  • resources.

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