Review of Australian Designs System - Options Paper Released

On 4 December 2014, the Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) released an options paper concerning the review of the Australian Designs System. The registered designs system in Australia is concerned with protecting the visual appearance of a manufactured product and has not been reviewed since the commencement of the Designs Act in 2003. 


Upcoming Education Sessions November/December 2014

Arts Law has a range of education sessions across several art forms coming up in November and December. Click the links below to register or for more information. Don’t forget to keep an eye on our Website, Facebook Twitteror LinkedIn.


FREE Legal Advice Clinic presented by Arts Law and Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres

Arts Law is providing one-off 30 minute legal advice appointments

in The Fireplace Room, Gorman Arts Centre on Monday 24

November 2014. Make the most of this opportunity for you to

get a better understanding of the legal issues affecting your arts

practice or your arts organisation.


Building Stronger Organisations - workshops and legal clinic for arts workers and arts organisations

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.


Arts Law’s Birthday Gala: Celebrating 30 years of empowering artists

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”.


Arts Law 30th Birthday speeches

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


Arts Law’s Aboriginal Art Auction - Live Now

The artworks in Arts Law’s 30th birthday art auction have been ethically sourced from Aboriginal art centres from regional and remote communities around Australia. Arts Law has built relationships with these centres through the outreach work of the Artists in the Black service.