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.
Congratulations to JamFactory for excellent copyright terms. They reflect a respectful and fair treatment of artists and their rights.
Arts Law made suggestions to the competition organiser to make this competition’s terms and conditions more artist friendly, and we are delighted that it took on board our suggestions.
Well done to the Gallery for having a generous first prize and dealing fairly with copyright and moral rights
The Gallery explained that due to the time of year and staffing, it could not make any adjustments to the terms and conditions this year but has indicated that it will be engaging with Arts Law to improve the terms of its future competitions.
About 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. … Continued
Arts Law has recently had the opportunity to make a submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications in response to their inquiry in to the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Prevention of Exploitation of Indigenous Cultural Expressions) Bill 2019 (the 2019 Bill).The submission was made on behalf of the Arts Law Centre of … Continued
In June, Arts Law solicitors Donna Robinson and Roxanne Lorenz, together with Carmel Young, Acting Program Manager at Desart, travelled to the Ikunji Art Centre at Haasts Bluff, 250km west of Alice Springs.
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.
This month, Arts Law has reviewed the terms and conditions of the 2019 Northern Territory Literary Awards. This is an annual competition conducted by the Northern Territory Library (the “Library”), which consists of seven different awards.
The deadline for this competition is Monday 29 April 2019 and entries are open generally to residents of the Northern Territory (with the exception of the Library’s staff).