2013 IPAF ATOM Awards
21st June 2013

Arts Law checked the terms for the 2013 IPAF ATOM Awards. 

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2017 National NAIDOC Poster Competition
9th February 2017

This month Arts Law has looked at the terms and conditions of the 2017 National NAIDOC Poster Competition

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2018 National NAIDOC Poster Competition Review
24th January 2018

This month Arts Law has reviewed the terms and conditions of the 2018 National NAIDOC Poster Competition

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2019 Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award
25th February 2019

Arts Law has reviewed the terms and conditions of the Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award 2019 run by the Wangaratta Art Gallery (the Gallery) in Victoria. 

The competition is currently open with a submission deadline of 1 March 2019, 5pm AEST. The competition is open to all Australian professional practicing artists working in textile media.

Arts Law has rated this competition 4.5 out of 5 stars.   

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations at the heart of art
26th July 2012

The Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) has issued a report At the Heart of Art which is a snapshot of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations in the visual arts sector.

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Agendo Art Award
15th May 2013

Arts Law checked the terms of the Agendo Art Award

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Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes (2013) - 5 stars
4th March 2013

Arts Law gives the Art Gallery of NSW 5 / 5 stars for the terms of the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes.

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Arts Law checks the terms of competitions closing in April 2014
26th March 2014

Arts Law maintains an ongoing watch over the terms and conditions of prizes and competitions for artists in Australia and internationally. This month, we rate 11 competitions closing in April 2014.

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Arts Law lobbies for mandatory Art Code
26th February 2013

Arts Law is a passionate supporter of the Indigenous Australian Art Code of Commercial Conduct (Art Code) which was introduced in 2010. Today, Arts Law showed its continued support of the Art Code by lobbying the Federal Government to make the Art Code mandatory.

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Arts Law Reviews the Terms of Competitions Closing in March 2014
26th February 2014

Prizes and competitions can be a great way for artists to gain recognition and promote themselves however, many people don’t read the fine print or understand what they are agreeing to by entering. Arts Law maintains an ongoing watch over the terms and conditions of prizes and competitions for artists in Australia and internationally. This month, we rate 19 competitions closing in March.

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Bank of Melbourne & Melbourne Recital Centre Music Promotion
21st June 2013

Arts Law checked the terms for the Bank of Melbourne & Melbourne Recital Centre Music Promotion.

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Bankwest Art Prize 2015
7th April 2015

Arts Law checked the terms for the Bankwest Art Prize 2015.

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Bay of Fires Art Prize
22nd March 2013

Arts Law checked the terms of Bay of Fires Art Prize.

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Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize - 5 stars
10th February 2015

The Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize 2015 received an outstanding 5 / 5 stars for fairness to artists! 

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Biblio Art Award
22nd March 2013

Arts Law checked the terms of the Biblio Art Award.

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Bob Katter MP Takes Fake Art Harms Culture to Parliament
30th January 2017

Bob Katter, federal member for Kennedy in Queensland, has thrown his support behind and the campaign to stop fake Indigenous art being sold in Australia.

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Chanel Should Apologise for ‘Boomerang’
19th May 2017

The Arts Law Centre of Australia and the Indigenous Art Code contacted Chanel to request an apology to Indigenous communities over their ‘boomerang’ product that was recently circulating on social media.

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Chippendale New World Art Prize
22nd March 2013

Arts Law have checked the terms of the Chippendale New World Art Prize.

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City of Busselton Art Award 2018 Review
13th August 2018

We have reviewed the terms and conditions of the City of Busselton Art Award 2018 in Western Australia.

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City of Hobart Art Prize
22nd March 2013

Arts Law checked the terms of the City of Hobart Art Prize.

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Cliftons Art Prize 2013
22nd March 2013

Arts Law checked the terms of the Cliftons Art Prize 2013.

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Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award 2015
7th April 2015

Arts Law checked the terms for the Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award 2015.

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Fake Art Harms Culture Campaign - Launched at 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.

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Flanagan Art Prize
15th March 2013

Arts Law checked the terms of the Flanagan Art Prize.

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High View - Art in Windows competition
21st June 2013

Arts Law reviewed the terms and conditions for the High View - Art in Windows competition.

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Hunters Hill Art Exhibition
7th April 2015

Arts Law checked the terms for the Hunters Hill Art Exhibition. 

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Hutchins Art Prize
15th May 2013

Arts Law checked the terms of the Hutchins Art Prize.

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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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Iris Award
21st June 2013

Arts Law has checked the terms of the Iris Award.

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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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Kimberley Art Prize
21st June 2013

Arts Law checked the terms of the Kimberley Art Prize.

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Licensing of Indigenous Artwork Benefits the Artists
9th February 2017

A great example of merchandise which has been designed with Aboriginal artists and produced overseas is the product developed in partnership with Warlukurlangu Artists’.

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Life Art Worldwide Exhibition
22nd March 2013

Arts Law checked the terms of the Life Art Worldwide Exhibition.

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Logo Design Competition Not So Friendly to Artists
1st August 2017

We have reviewed the Commission for Children and Young People SA Logo Design Competition 2017. The competition received a 1 star review.

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May competitions checked by Arts Law
30th April 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 May out of 5 stars for fairness to artists. 

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Media Release: A Step Forward to Stop the Fakes
13th February 2017

The Arts Law Centre of Australia, the Indigenous Art Code and Copyright Agency | Viscopy welcomed the proposed introduction of legislation to end the practice of the production and sale of art products and merchandise which misappropriates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture.The Arts Law Centre of Australia, the Indigenous Art Code and Copyright Agency | Viscopy today welcomed the proposed introduction of legislation to end the practice of the production and sale of art products and merchandise which misappropriates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture.

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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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Media Release: Fake Art Harms Culture - what action is Government taking?
11th July 2017

We will be at the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair calling on Government to respond to Federal MP Bob Katter's proposed bill to stop the fakes.

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Needham Religious Art Prize 2015
7th April 2015

The Arts Law checked the terms of the Needham Religious Art Prize 2015.

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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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Nillumbik Prize 2015
7th April 2015

Arts Law checked the terms for the Nillumbik Prize 2015.

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Northern Rivers Portrait Prize
22nd March 2013

Arts Law have checked the terms of the Northern Rivers Portrait Prize.

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NOW Shoalhaven Contemporary Art Prize
7th April 2015

Arts Law has checked the terms of the NOW Shoalhaven Contemporary Art Prize.

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NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize 2015
7th April 2015

Arts Law checked the terms of the NSW Parliament Plein Air Painting Prize 2015.

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Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition
4th February 2016

The Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition receives 3 stars from Arts Law.

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Picturing the World Family
22nd March 2013

Arts Law checked the Picturing the World Family competition.

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Port Stephens Art Prize 2015
18th February 2015

The Port Stephens Art Prize receives 2 stars from Arts Law.

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Portrait of a Senior Territorian Art Award 2018 Review
11th September 2018

We have reviewed the terms and conditions of the Portrait of a Senior Territorian Art Award 2018 in the Northern Territory.

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RACT Insurance Tasmanian Portraiture Prize
21st June 2013

Arts Law checked the terms for the RACT Insurance Tasmanian Portraiture Prize.

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Resale Royalty payments pass $400,000 – Arts Law congratulates the Copyright Agency!!
23rd April 2012

Resale Royalty payments pass $400,000 – Arts Law congratulates the Copyright Agency!! Copyright Agency Limited has announced that the resale royalty scheme, which was launched last year has been a great success. The number of eligible resales had exceeded 3,600 at the end of March 2012, and over $400,000 in royalties has been paid to artists. The Arts Law Centre of Australia encourages all artists to register with the Copyright Agency, so that they might be contacted when any of their works are eligible for a resale royalty. 

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Returned to Glory Recycled Art Competition
22nd March 2013

Arts Law have checked the terms of the Returned to Glory Recycled Art Competition.

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Review: Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize 2019
18th February 2019

Arts Law regularly reviews the terms and conditions of competitions and rates them out of five stars. Our review looks broadly at the terms and conditions of a competition. In particular, we look closely at how a competition deals with an entrant’s copyright and moral rights and consider this in light of the prize.  Entrants should always take into account the possible profile-raising which may result from being a finalist or winner.  

This month, Arts Law has reviewed the terms and conditions of the Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize in New South Wales, Australia. 

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Sculptors QLD Annual Exhibition
22nd March 2013

Arts Law checked the terms for the Sculptors QLD Annual Exhibition.

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Senate inquiry into the Indigenous Visual Arts and Crafts Sector
27th November 2006

Arts Law made a submission to the inquiry of the Senate Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Committee into Australia’s Indigenous Visual Arts and Crafts Sector.

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Silk Cut Award 2013
15th May 2013

Arts Law checked the terms of the Silk Cut Award 2013.

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Small Works Small Spaces Competition
21st June 2013

Arts Law has checked the terms of Small Works Small Spaces competition.

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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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The Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists competition
15th May 2013

Arts Law have checked the terms of the Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists competition.

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The Law Council of Australia’s Justice Project: Arts Law’s Submission
22nd November 2017

Arts Law welcomed the opportunity to submit a response to the Law Council of Australia's Justice Project consultation paper.

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Togart Contemporary Art Award
22nd March 2013

Arts law checked the terms for the Togart Contemporary Art Award.

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Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition
21st June 2013

Arts Law has checked the terms and conditions for the Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition run by APRA/AMCOS and Nordoff-Robbins Music. 

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Wills and Intestacy Kits and Workshops for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Artists
20th July 2016

Arts Law's resources for artists looking for instructions on what to do when an artist passes away with or without leaving a will.

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