News from June 2013
 
Additional Competitions in June checked
21st June 2013

Arts Law has checked the terms of an additional 9 competitions closing in late June 2013.  As usual, we have rated them out of 5 stars.

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ALRC review of the Copyright Act: what this may mean for Artists
26th June 2013

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) recently released a Discussion Paper titled “Copyright and the Digital Economy” outlining proposed changes to the Copyright Act 1968.  Arts Law explains what the main proposals are and what this may mean for Artists.

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Art in Prisons – Prisoners have rights too! Art in Prisons – Prisoners have rights too!
24th June 2013

Arts Law is currently in the process of creating a positions paper that considers the law and policy relating to the creation of artistic works in Australian prisons.

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Don’t Delete - Freedom of Expression Seminar Don’t Delete - Freedom of Expression Seminar
18th June 2013

Arts Law and NAVA present the first of 3 national seminars on artistic freedom of expression

WHERE: Metro Arts, 109 Edward St Brisbane

WHEN: 6pm Wednesday 19th June

TICKETS: book online at foeqld.eventbrite.com or call (02) 9368 1900

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July 2013 Competitions Checked
25th June 2013

Arts Law has checked the terms and conditions of 22 competitions closing in July 2013 and rated them out of 5 stars for fairness to artists.

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New Edition of The Visual Artist and the Law
25th June 2013

Arts Law is publishing a completely revised and updated third edition of Shane Simpson’s seminal book, The Visual Artist and the Law.

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