Aboriginal Artists Agency Limited

The Aboriginal Artists Agency is a non-for profit organisation that operates a service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to create income from the reproduction of works of art. It arranges copyright clearance and licences for individuals wishing to use images of Indigenous artworks.

A list of artists under licence may be obtained by emailing: [email protected]

Attorney-General’s Department

The Attorney-General’s Department website provides some introductory information to copyright and intellectual property.

Australian Performing Right Association (APRA)

APRA AMCOS has 87,000+ members who are songwriters, composers and music publishers. They license organisations to play, perform, copy, record or make available their members’ music, and distribute the royalties to their members.

Australian Screen Association

The Australian Screen Association (previously known as the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft) represents the film and television content and distribution industry in Australia. They seek to advance the business and art of film making, increasing its enjoyment around the world.

Australian Screen Director’s Guild Authorship Collecting Society

ASDACS represents directors – film, television and all audiovisual media directors of works in public release – in collecting the rights and entitlements that arise from the success of their work around the world.

Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI)

CCLI issues licences and distributes fees for the use of Christian music and film resources by churches.

Copyright Agency

The Copyright Agency is an Australian not-for-profit organisation that manages the copyright of authors, journalists, visual artists, surveyors, photographers and newspaper, magazine and book publishers to license the copying of their works to the general community. The agency enables the reuse of copyright-protected words and images in return for fair payment to creators.

Dream Shield by IP Australia

IP Australia’s new resource, the Dream Shield project, features intellectual property (IP) success stories and tips for Indigenous inventors, designers and business owners. The Dream Shield project shows real examples of how to protect and grow your IP.