Whilst visiting Balgo, on the edge of the Tanami Desert south of Kununurra, on AITB outreach in November we spent some days at the Warlyirti art centre.
It’s been quite a week for Arts Law’s Donna Robinson and her outreach companion Alexandra Walker from Gadens.
Arts Law’s Acting CEO Katherine Giles and Director of AITB Legal Donna Robinson attended Desert Mob in Alice Springs from 7-9 September.
IP Australia have released the final report of the Scoping Study on Stand-Alone Legislation for Indigenous Knowledge; to which Arts Law, Copyright Agency and Indigenous Art Code wrote a submission late last year.
Immersing yourself in different cultures provides extraordinary opportunities to see through new eyes and to hear with fresh ears, such as at CIAF!
Connecting with artists offline can often be vital in providing legal advice and education, particularly for those living remotely.
It can be a difficult time when a loved one dies. There is a lot to think about, things that you may never have thought of before. When an artist dies any copyright they own in their work is part of their estate and will survive for 70 years. It’s important to know what will … Continued
After the Productivity Commission’s 2022 report into inauthentic Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander art confirmed what we all already knew – that fake art harms culture – it is pleasing to see the Revive National Cultural Policy put ‘First Nations First’ and commit to developing legislation to end the harms caused by inauthentic artworks. As … Continued
In this paper, Arts Law outlines the different legislative and policy positions between the states in an attempt to educate and foster change. Prisoners have rights too.
In June, Arts Law solicitors Donna Robinson and Roxanne Lorenz, together with Carmel Young, Acting Program Manager at Desart, travelled to the Ikunji Art Centre at Haasts Bluff, 250km west of Alice Springs.