Arts Law Legal Advice Clinic Hobart

These FREE legal advice sessions from the Arts Law Centre of Australia provide an opportunity for artists to get free legal advice from Arts Law Executive Director, Robyn Ayres. Whether there is a copyright issue, a question about business names and structures, or you need to know more about trade marks, make sure you make the most of this opportunity to gain a better understanding of the legal issues affecting your arts practice. 


Places are limited and bookings essential. Please contact us at [email protected] with your contact details and preferred time.

Arts Law’s Birthday Gala: Celebrating 30 years of empowering artists

On Wednesday 3 September the Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) celebrated its 30th anniversary with a gala fundraiser dinner at NSW Parliament House.  The dinner, featuring art, performances, and tributes from staff, presidents, clients and supporters was a true celebration of the achievements of Arts Law in its 30 years of assisting Australia’s artists.  The evening also was also a financial success raising funds for Arts Law and its service for Indigenous artists, “Artists in the Black”.

Arts Law 30th Birthday speeches

Read the speeches of Executive Director Robyn Ayres and Director of Boomalli Bronwyn Bancroft at Arts Law's 30th Birthday.

Arts Law presents “Copyright: The International Agenda”

The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) together with the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc (IPSANZ) and this year joined by the Commercial Bar Association, are pleased to present our annual joint seminar. This year we are privileged to have Dr Francis Gurry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), as our guest speaker who will speaking about “Copyright: The International Agenda”.

Aboriginal Art Auction for Arts Law’s 30th Birthday Celebrations

As part of Arts Law’s 30th Birthday celebrations we are holding an online auction of high quality ethically -sourced Aboriginal artworks. The auction, which will be live from this week, will run in the weeks leading up to our gala-fundraising dinner and will conclude with a live auction at the dinner on the 3rd of September. The money raised from the auction will not only go towards Artists in the Black, our legal service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, but will also go directly into the pocket of the artists who have created these works.