Fake Art Harms Culture Campaign - Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2016 Fake Art Harms Culture Campaign - Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2016
5th August 2016

The Arts Law Centre of Australia, the Indigenous Art Code and Copyright Agency | Viscopy are at the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair calling for the Government to tackle the problem of fake ‘Indigenous’ arts and craft being sold in Australia, harming Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and incomes.

Read more...

Revealing Beauty from Bones: Interview with artist Gerard Geer Revealing Beauty from Bones: Interview with artist Gerard Geer
27th July 2016

Gerard Geer is a Melbourne based sculptural artist with an insatiable curiosity for the anatomical inner workings of all things organic who came to Arts Law as a client in 2013. We caught up with him to discuss the laws around making artwork with animal and plant products.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

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. 

Read more...

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.

Read more...

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? 

Read more...

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. 

Read more...

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.

Read more...