2020 FUSE Glass Prize

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.  Entrants … Continued

Stanthorpe Art Prize 2020

This month, Arts Law has reviewed the terms and conditions of the Stanthorpe Art Prize 2020 in Queensland, organised by the Stanthorpe Art Gallery Society Inc. Read the terms and conditions of this competition here. The deadline for this competition is 16 March 2020. The terms and conditions contain information about the prize, but entrants should also look at webpages for the Glossary, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Key Dates.

John Leslie Art Prize

Arts Law has reviewed the terms and conditions of the John Leslie Art Prize. The Prize is organised by the Gippsland Art Gallery, based in regional Victoria. The Prize was inaugurated in 2000 and is named after John Leslie OBE (1919—2016). It celebrates Australian landscape paintings and is open to all artists who live and work in Australia. Artists can enter in landscape paintings that have been completed since 1 July 2018.

Fundraising Wrap-Up 2019

We are so grateful for our generous supporters and partners who help us to empower artists through the law. Arts Law hosted two fundraising events this year. In April, we held our annual Pro Bono Awards at Dentons to recognise the outstanding contribution of the volunteer lawyers and professionals on our pro bono panel. In … Continued

The Collie Art Prize 2020

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.  Entrants should always take into account the possible profile-raising which may result from being … Continued

Arts Law in the APY Lands

Earlier this month Arts Law CEO, Robyn Ayres, travelled to the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY Lands) with King & Wood Mallesons partner Travis Toemoe, King & Wood Mallesons solicitor and current secondee to Arts Law Jessica Horn and Desart guide Jasper Coleman.

Art Sale to support Arts Law

This October Arts Law held our biennial Art Sale Fundraising event. We presented an exclusive selection of incredible artworks from across Australia. Arts Law sourced work from eighteen Indigenous Art Centres, The Australian Design Centre in Sydney and 70 different artists and makers! The catalogue featured works from prominent artists and art centres from around … Continued

Laugh Your Arts Off 2019

This September a sell-out crowd gathered at Giant Dwarf in Redfern for the annual Laugh Your Arts Off comedy fundraiser. The event was hosted by Hearts For Arts Law (HFAL), a committee of young lawyers who give up their time to raise funds for Arts Law. Once again, the night was a huge success, raising … Continued

Lawyers to join Independent Expert Panel for Screenrights’ Competing Claim Resolution Procedures

As part of its Competing Claim Resolution Procedures, from time-to-time Screenrights requires the engagement of an independent expert to make determinations in relation to competing claims over royalties by its members. Screenrights has requested that an independent organisation put together a panel of experts which can assist with these matters that will include lawyers with … Continued

October Outreach: Hopevale and Yalanji

In late October senior solicitor, Donna Robinson, travelled to northern Queensland as part of Arts Law’s outreach to art centres in indigenous communities. Donna was accompanied by Guy Donovan of Holding Redlich who was attending as part of that firm’s pro bono program. They team spent two days at the Arts and Cultural Centre in … Continued


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