News from April 2014
 
ALRC Serious Invasions of Privacy Discussion Paper released
10th April 2014

On 31 March 2014, the ALRC released a Discussion Paper for the Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era inquiry. The closing date for submissions is Monday 12 May 2014.

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Arts Law responds to the ALRC Copyright Report
9th April 2014

On 13 February 2014, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) released its final report on Copyright in the Digital Economy.

Most controversially, the report recommends the introduction of fair use in Australia as a defence to copyright infringement replacing the current fair dealing exceptions.

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Copyright for designers - why do they miss out?
10th April 2014

Arts Law discusses the need for review of the Australian system of protection for designs in the Jan/Feb edition of the LexisNexis Australian Intellectual Property Law Bulletin.

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Free Workshops for Filmmakers in Darwin in May
11th April 2014

The Arts Law Centre of Australia and Artists in the Black are presenting two free workshops for filmmakers in Darwin on Mond12th of May.

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Laughs for Arts Comedy Fundraiser Raffle Winners Laughs for Arts Comedy Fundraiser Raffle Winners
9th April 2014

Arts Law drew the winners of our raffle at the Laughs for Arts comedy fundraiser, last night the 8th of April.

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May competitions checked by Arts Law May competitions checked by Arts Law
30th April 2014

Art prizes and competitions can be a fantastic way for artists to build their reputation and earn income but do you know what rights you might be giving up simply by entering? Arts Law rates prizes and competitions closing in May out of 5 stars for fairness to artists. 

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Three free seminars to help demysitfy legal issues for ACT artists
23rd April 2014

Arts Law Centre of Australia will deliver three free legal seminars at Gorman Arts Centre in Canberra on Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 April.  

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Urban Sculpture competition gets top marks
17th April 2014

Arts Law would like to CONGRATULATE the Melbourne Prize Trust on the terms of the 2014 Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture which has received a fantastic 5 / 5 stars for fairness to artists!

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