In December 2017 I took my first Artist in the Black trip as the newest solicitor at Arts Law, along with Arts Law CEO Robyn Ayres and AITB Coordinator – and artist – Bibi Barba. We were destined for Baluk Arts Centre near the Mornington Peninsula. We started our journey being picked up at our accommodation in the city centre by one of Baluk’s artists, Lisa Waup, and drove along the highway from Melbourne – exclaiming over the creative public art pieces dotting the edges of the road – to Frankston.
This month Arts Law has reviewed the terms and conditions of the 2018 National NAIDOC Poster Competition
This month Arts Law has reviewed the Australian Book Review’s 2018 Calibre Essay Prize.
Due to overwhelming demand in the lead up to the holiday period, we have had to close our legal query form for the year.
Arts Law welcomed the opportunity to submit a response to the Law Council of Australia's Justice Project consultation paper.
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.
Together with 12 staff from the law firm Colin Biggers & Paisley, Arts Law's CEO Robyn Ayres took part in the 6 day trek through Kakadu National Park to raise funds for the Arts Law Centre of Australia.