Arts law is particularly concerned by some of the proposals in the draft report. The undervaluation of artists' contributions and the lack of consideration of Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property issues, the suggestion that the optimal copyright term is 15 to 25 years after creation, the proposal to remove parallel import restrictions for books and the fair use provisions proposed in the draft report. You can read our full submission here.
We held our annual Pro Bono Awards on Thursday 2 June, recognising the enormous contribution that volunteers from across the country make to Arts Law, generously hosted by Gadens in their Sydney offices.
We provide legal advice to a huge range of artists around the country. We're shining a spotlight on these artists and sharing their stories.