News from November 2017
 
The Law Council of Australia’s Justice Project: Arts Law’s Submission The Law Council of Australia’s Justice Project: Arts Law’s Submission
22nd November 2017

Arts Law welcomed the opportunity to submit a response to the Law Council of Australia's Justice Project consultation paper.

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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 Art Sale Fundraiser Arts Law Art Sale Fundraiser
3rd November 2017

Pick up something really special from our art sale fundraiser. Profits split 50/50 with the artists.

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Arts Law Volunteer and Partnership Nominated in the 2017 Justice Awards Arts Law Volunteer and Partnership Nominated in the 2017 Justice Awards
26th September 2017

Our partnership with Colin Biggers & Paisley and our volunteer fundraising committee chair Tom Lynch have been nominated for the 2017 Justice Awards.

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Fake Art Harms Culture Campaign: inauthentic art inquiry Fake Art Harms Culture Campaign: inauthentic art inquiry
19th September 2017

Arts Law launched the Fake Art Harms Culture campaign in 2016, along with the Indigenous Art Code and the Copyright Agency. The campaign aims to stop the sale of inauthentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander products and merchandise in Australia, as it harms culture, an income stream for artists and consumers.

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Recognising Artists in prison: a review of the law and policy in Australia* (Position Paper) Recognising Artists in prison: a review of the law and policy in Australia* (Position Paper)
21st August 2017

In this paper, Arts Law outlines the different legislative and policy positions between the states in an attempt to educate and foster change. Prisoners have rights too.

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Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2017 Wrap Up from AITB Coordinator Bibi Barba Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2017 Wrap Up from AITB Coordinator Bibi Barba
16th August 2017

Arts Law conducted advice clinics around contracts and wills. It was a fantastic opportunity to introduce myself as the new AITB coordinator and program to the art centres. 

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Tax Deductible Gift Recipient Reform Opportunities - Discussion Paper Arts Law Submission Tax Deductible Gift Recipient Reform Opportunities - Discussion Paper Arts Law Submission
7th August 2017

On 15 June 2017 the Treasury released a consultation paper to consider possible reforms to the Deductible Gift Recipient (‘DGR’) tax arrangements. The Arts Law Centre of Australia provides this letter by way of response to the request for submissions and comments on the proposal.

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