Fake Art Harms Culture, and we're taking our campaign to the Sydney Opera House as part of the Homeground Arts Markets on October 8 and 9.
Arts law is particularly concerned by some of the proposals in the draft report. The undervaluation of artists' contributions and the lack of consideration of Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property issues, the suggestion that the optimal copyright term is 15 to 25 years after creation, the proposal to remove parallel import restrictions for books and the fair use provisions proposed in the draft report. You can read our full submission here.
The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) is pleased to comment on the Productivity Commission Issues Paper.
Artists in the Black Coordinator Jacqueline Cornforth recently attended a meeting of the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva.
Arts Law recently made a submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s (ALRC) review of the Native Title Act 1993.
Arts Law makes a submission in response to the NSW Government's model for stand-alone Aboriginal Cultural Heritage legislation.
Great news! The repeal of unfair WA intestacy laws came into full effect on Wednesday 7 August 2013.
The Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment has released two reports concerning the outcomes of public consultation on new draft Aboriginal heritage legislation for Tasmania.
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.
On 12 December 2012, Arts Law made a submission to the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment in regards to the draft Aboriginal Heritage Protection Bill 2012.