In this paper, Arts Law outlines the different legislative and policy positions between the states in an attempt to educate and foster change. Prisoners have rights too.
The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) would like to offer our warmest congratulations to Justice Beazley on a well-deserved appointment as the 39th Governor of New South Wales.
In May, Arts Law CEO Robyn Ayres travelled to Maningrida, a First Nations community in remote West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory.
The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) is thrilled to announce our new President, the Honourable Justice John Sackar.
Justice Sackar joins us as a distinguished legal practitioner and a strong advocate for the Australian arts community and a keen collector of art and other objects. He is particularly passionate about protecting the moral and legal rights of artists and the special cultural integrity of Indigenous art.
Arts Law’s Robyn Ayres and Donna Robinson were in Broome and Fitzroy Crossing this month to visit local First Nations art centres. They were joined by local Perth lawyer, Matt Clarke from Dentons.
Arts Law CEO, Robyn Ayres gave us an inside look at what they achieved on their trip.
The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) commends Labor and the Greens for pledging their support to the Australian arts sector but calls for stronger investment in the Australian literature and visual arts sectors, and legislative protection of Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property rights. The Coalition is sadly silent by comparison, although it has made similar commitments in the music sector to those made by Labor.
On the 30th of April 2019, lawyers from across Australia were honoured for their contribution to the Australian arts community at Arts Law Centre of Australia's (Arts Law) annual pro bono awards.
Winners of the Arts Law Pro Bono Awards raffle were announced last night, 30th May.
Arts Law said goodbye to Artists in the Black Coordinator Bibi Barba last month when she left the organisation to focus on her art business.
Bibi joined Arts Law in 2017 to take up the role of Artists in the Black coordinator and has been a valued member of the team and will be missed.
Arts Law CEO, Robyn Ayres, and King & Wood Mallesons pro bono lawyers, John Swinson and Karen Litherland travelled to remote Northern Territory earlier this month to visit three First Nations art centres.
Visiting the art centres of Jilamara and Munupi on Melville Island and Bula’bula Arts in Ramingining, Arnhem Land, Robyn, John and Karen worked with local artists and art centre managers to assist with contracts, draft wills and deliver education workshops.