New research involving private art businesses - take part New research involving private art businesses - take part
5th May 2016

Deloitte Access Economics are produceing a report on the cultural and economic value of Indigenous visual arts.

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Media Release: Arts Law sees no vision for the arts in 2016-2017 Budget
4th May 2016

The 2016-2017 Budget shows no vision for the arts or its role in relation to jobs, growth and innovation – the PM’s key themes. 

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Inquiry into remedies for the serious invasion of privacy in NSW Report 2016 Inquiry into remedies for the serious invasion of privacy in NSW Report 2016
4th April 2016

People in NSW may soon be able to sue for serious invasions of privacy, after a report from the legislative Standing Committee on Law and Justice recommended a statutory cause of action be introduced.

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Defamed in 140 characters or less Defamed in 140 characters or less
29th February 2016

There’s the old adage which says that ‘Words are free. It’s how you use them, that may cost you’. So how relevant is this saying today? 

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Allocating risk through contracts - it’s an art! Allocating risk through contracts - it’s an art!
29th February 2016

Contracts often seem convoluted and obscure, however, contracts are an essential tool artists can use to protect themselves against costly risks. 

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Submission on the Intellectual Property Arrangements - Productivity Commission Issues Paper Oct 2015 Submission on the Intellectual Property Arrangements - Productivity Commission Issues Paper Oct 2015
8th February 2016

The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) is pleased to comment on the Productivity Commission Issues Paper.

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ACIP releases Final Report on Review of Designs System ACIP releases Final Report on Review of Designs System
8th May 2015

On 7 May 2015, the Advisory Council on Intellectual Property released to the public the Final Report for its Review of the Australian Designs System.

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July competitions reviewed by Arts Law July competitions reviewed by Arts Law
9th July 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 July out of 5 stars for fairness to artists.

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