News from September 2014
 
30th Birthday Raffle Winners 30th Birthday Raffle Winners
5th September 2014

On Wednesday the 3rd of September 2014 the winners of our 30th Birthday Raffle were revealed.

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Arts Law 30th Birthday speeches Arts Law 30th Birthday speeches
10th September 2014

Read the speeches of Executive Director Robyn Ayres and Director of Boomalli Bronwyn Bancroft at Arts Law's 30th Birthday.

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Arts Law Reviews the Terms of Competitions Closing in September 2014 Arts Law Reviews the Terms of Competitions Closing in September 2014
9th September 2014

Arts Law has rated the terms and conditions of 16 competitions closing in September 2014 out of 5 stars. These ratings are based on a review of the terms and conditions which relate to the entrant’s copyright and moral rights. 

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Arts Law’s Birthday Gala: Celebrating 30 years of empowering artists Arts Law’s Birthday Gala: Celebrating 30 years of empowering artists
10th September 2014

On Wednesday 3 September the Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) celebrated its 30th anniversary with a gala fundraiser dinner at NSW Parliament House.  The dinner, featuring art, performances, and tributes from staff, presidents, clients and supporters was a true celebration of the achievements of Arts Law in its 30 years of assisting Australia’s artists.  The evening also was also a financial success raising funds for Arts Law and its service for Indigenous artists, “Artists in the Black”.

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Building Stronger Organisations - workshops and legal clinic for arts workers and arts organisations
18th September 2014

The Arts Law Centre of Australia and the Victorian Arts Law Consortium present 'Building Stronger Organisations', free workshops and legal clinic for arts workers and arts organisations in Melbourne on Tuesday the 28th of Victoria.

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Could Australia have a right to privacy in future? Watch this space!
18th September 2014

Could Australia have a right to privacy in future? Watch this space!

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October competitions checked by Arts Law October competitions checked by Arts Law
30th September 2014

Arts Law has checked the terms of 11 competitions closing in October 2014 and rated each of them out of 5 stars.

These ratings are based on a review of the terms and conditions which relate to the entrant’s copyright and moral rights. Read more about the rating system here.

By accepting the terms and conditions of a competition, artists should be aware that they are entering a legally binding contract. For more information on competition conditions see our free information sheet here.

We also invite competition organisers to contact Arts Law for best practice assistance on making their terms and conditions fairer for artists.

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Read Arts Law’s response to the Online Copyright Infringement discussion paper
19th September 2014

Read Arts Law's response to the Attorney-General's Online Copyright Infringement discussion paper.

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