News from April 2019
 
Arts Law & Artists in the Black go on Outreach Arts Law & Artists in the Black go on Outreach
24th April 2019

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.

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Arts Law Farewells Bibi Barba Arts Law Farewells Bibi Barba
24th April 2019

Arts Law said goodbye to Artists in the Black Coordinator Bibi Barba last month when she left the organisation to focus on her art business. 


Bibi joined Arts Law in 2017 to take up the role of Artists in the Black coordinator and has been a valued member of the team and will be missed.

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Arts Law launches Fake Art Harms Culture T-Shirts and Totes Arts Law launches Fake Art Harms Culture T-Shirts and Totes
17th April 2019

Arts Law has t-shirts and tote bags for sale featuring the well-known catchphrase 'Fake Art Harms Culture'.

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Arts Law receives donation from NSW Young Lawyers Arts Law receives donation from NSW Young Lawyers
24th April 2019

On 25 March, Arts Law joined the NSW Young Lawyers (NSWYL) for morning tea and to accept the donation of $11,503.47.

The donation was raised through several different fundraising events facilitated by NSWYL during 2018.

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Arts Law takes part in The Funding Network event Arts Law takes part in The Funding Network event
4th April 2019

Arts Law was thrilled to take part in the fundraising event at The Funding Network on Thursday 28th March.

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Arts Law to hold Fundraising Raffle, April 2019 Arts Law to hold Fundraising Raffle, April 2019
2nd April 2019

Arts Law is holding a raffle to raise funds for Arts Law and Artists in the Black’s services within the arts community.

With stunning works from artists Danie Mellor, Bronwyn Bancroft and Trevor Richards, tickets for the raffle will be on sale from April 1st until April 30. The winners will be drawn at the Pro Bono Awards night, April 30 at the conclusion of the event at Dentons Law Firm in Sydney

First place artwork is ‘Symphony (requiem) 2016’ by Danie Mellor valued at $14,000, second place is artwork ‘Earth, Wind, Fire and Water’ by Bronwyn Bancroft valued at $1,800, and third place ‘Untitled 4 (saltshed series) by Trevor Richards valued at $900.

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Review: 2019 Northern Territory Literary Awards Review: 2019 Northern Territory Literary Awards
15th April 2019

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).

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