The Federal Government has announced today that it will move ahead with Australian copyright reforms, to "better support the needs of Australians to access content in an increasingly digital environment."
Screenrights had the pleasure of hosting Last Frame Productions in our creative workshop spaces last week for a writing workshop for their digital series ‘Kara, Infected’.
Screenrights and all other Australian collecting societies have launched a new website for the Code of Conduct for Copyright Collecting Societies.
The fight against piracy has claimed a significant victory, with new, previously unreleased research showing that court-ordered site blocks, year-on-year, led to a 25% reduction in piracy overall and a 53% reduction in use of the online pirate sites subject to a blocking order.
Screenrights is party to a voluntary industry Code of Conduct for Australian copyright collecting societies. Every three years, the Code is reviewed by an [...]
Screenrights welcomes the passing in the Senate today of the Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures Act) 2017. As well as improving access [...]
The 2017 Call for submissions to the Copyright Collecting Societies Code of Conduct review is now open. Each Collecting Society is subject to the [...]
The latest Productivity Commission report on Australia’s intellectual property arrangements, including copyright law is a threat to Australian content, and rights holders to receive [...]
Copyright Agency CEO Adam Suckling has responded to a comment piece by Peter Martin in the Sunday Age. Martin's article inferred that Australian copyright [...]
In a recent case between the Commissioner of Taxation and the Seven Network, the Federal Court has confirmed that the Copyright Act does not [...]
Research into digital behaviours in the UK, commissioned by the UK Intellectual Property Office, has shown that online copyright infringement has dropped while use [...]
The 2016 Call for submissions to the Copyright Collecting Societies Code of Conduct review is now open. You can download the notice here. Each [...]
Screen Producers Australia has announced the twenty emerging producers for the 2016 Ones To Watch mentoring program. Now in its fourth year, Ones To [...]
The Productivity Commission released a report today, calling for a US-style fair use provision to be put into Australia’s Copyright Act. Screenrights’ submission to [...]
Screen Australia’s Brilliant Stories and Brilliant Careers have received a combined 452 applications – the most ever received for any funding program. The programs [...]
The Federal Government has announced the appointment of the Honourable Justice Andrew Greenwood as President of the Copyright Tribunal of Australia for a three [...]
Applications for Screen Producers Australia’s emerging producer mentor program Ones To Watch are now open! Proudly supported by Screenrights, the Ones To Watch program [...]
On 23 December last year, the Department of Communications and the Arts published an Exposure Draft of a bill to amend the Copyright Act. The [...]
A report by PricewaterhouseCoopers into the costs and benefits of a ‘fair use’ scheme in Australia has now been published. Commissioned by Screenrights, APRA [...]
Screenrights welcomes the publication of the Exposure Draft of a bill to simplify and modernise elements of the Copyright Act, including the educational statutory [...]