This information sheet provides general information about the private sector and privacy laws.
This information sheet provides a summary of, and guide to, the superannuation guarantee charge, including the different aspects of superannuation and the responsibilities of employers, employees and self employed workers.
We have four Cultural and Intellectual Property Policies available to ensure you are following best practice policies when working with Indigenous art centres and artists.
This agreement can be used between an artist and a manufacturer.
This sample Independent Curator and Exhibition Space Agreement between an independent curator and an exhibition space should be used when a curator is providing his/her services in a freelance capacity to a gallery. (Updated May 2011)
This sample Cultural and Intellectual Property Policy for Festivals and Performances should be used by an Indigenous Art Centre as a best practice policy in relation to all festivals or performances involving traditional forms of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander cultural traditional expression and knowledge which are hosted or staged…
This resource includes information on partnerships, including key issues to be considered within a partnership agreement, and a checklist for business partnerships.
The purpose of these guidelines is to codify the best practice for the reproduction and communication of visual art via digital distribution methods in Australia, whether such reproduction or communication is for commercial purposes or otherwise.
This checklist covers many of the issues which need to be considered and decided on by artists and galleries when negotiating their exhibition arrangements.
Arts Law's Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan details our commitment to achieving justice and recognition for our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) is pleased to comment on the Productivity Commission Issues Paper.
Anna-lea Russo provides an update on the situation in the Burrup Peninsula
What is copyright and how does it affect my art?
Artist Mandy Davis talks about her experience of copyright and moral rights infringement in her work.
Francis Gurry, Director General of WIPO, discusses what the World Intellectual Property Organisation is doing within the context of Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property. Les Malezer, Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action, Australia and Marisella Ouma, Executive Director, Kenya Copyright Board also talk about the importance of the worldwide protection…
Through its document review service, Arts Law assisted sculptor Peter Corlett in relation to his agreement with Variety Children’s Charity.
Ananguku Arts and Culture Aboriginal Corporation (Anaguku Arts) is an Aboriginal owned and governed organisation that assists the professional development of Indigenous artists. Ananguku Arts supports Aboriginal artmaking and cultural maintenance across South Australia, and helps build a dynamic arts industry in South Australia and across Australia. A particular focus…
Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative Ltd approached Artists in the Black (AITB) for assistance with governance issues which were threatening the closure of Boomalli despite a history of over 20 years.
The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) has substantially subsidised this publication for artists, now only $5.00 A practical guide for artists and arts organisations, this book provides a user-friendly guide to the different business structures and governance for arts organisations.
This must read for everyone involved in the visual arts and crafts includes new chapters on sponsorship, working from home, hobbyist vs professional and the role of design in serial production, while information on income tax, copyright, finance, marketing, selling, pricing and costing have been updated and expanded.
A completely revised and updated third edition of Shane Simpson’s seminal book, The Visual Artist and the Law.