About Prizes and Competitions
14th August 2012

There are a great many competitions and prizes for artists in Australia and internationally, all with their own particular terms and conditions and contractual obligations for entrants and winners.  Arts Law maintains an ongoing watch advocating fair and transparent contractual terms, especially where copyright and moral rights are affected. Arts law is highly critical of competitions which unnecessarily deprive artists of the copyright in their own work. It provides best practice advice to competition organisers and seeks to promote ethical and transparent conduct.

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University of Canberra Vice Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize Review University of Canberra Vice Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize Review
6th June 2018

We have reviewed the terms and conditions of the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize in the Australian Capital Territory.

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2018 Artology Fanfare Competition Review 2018 Artology Fanfare Competition Review
8th May 2018

We have reviewed the terms and conditions of the Artology's 2018 Fanfare Competition in New South Wales.

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2018 Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart Competition Review 2018 Hadley’s Art Prize, Hobart Competition Review
18th April 2018

This month, Arts Law has reviewed the terms and conditions of the 2018 Hadley's Art Prize, Hobart in Tasmania.

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2018 Betta Milk Burnie Wearable Paper Art Competition Review 2018 Betta Milk Burnie Wearable Paper Art Competition Review
26th February 2018

This month, Arts Law has reviewed the terms and conditions of the 2018 Betta Milk Burnie Wearable Paper Art Competition in Tasmania.

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2018 National NAIDOC Poster Competition Review 2018 National NAIDOC Poster Competition Review
24th January 2018

This month Arts Law has reviewed the terms and conditions of the 2018 National NAIDOC Poster Competition

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Australian Book Review’s 2018 Calibre Essay Prize Gets it ‘Write’ Australian Book Review’s 2018 Calibre Essay Prize Gets it ‘Write’
19th December 2017

This month Arts Law has reviewed the Australian Book Review’s 2018 Calibre Essay Prize.

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Logo Design Competition Not So Friendly to Artists Logo Design Competition Not So Friendly to Artists
1st August 2017

We have reviewed the Commission for Children and Young People SA Logo Design Competition 2017. The competition received a 1 star review.

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