Record distributions, the finalisation of agreements with all Australian Universities and the expansion of Screenrights’ Government Copying Declaration to include the downloading of audio-visual material from the internet are some of the 2015-2016 financial year highlights released at the company’s AGM held in Sydney last night.
Screenrights last night announced its Board election results at its Annual General Meeting, held at the company’s office in Sydney.
Joining the Screenrights Board is writer Geoffrey Atherden, best known for his multi award winning television programs including Mother and Son, BabaKiueria and Grass Roots. He has served as President of the Australian Writers’ Guild, President of the Australian Writers’ Foundation and served two terms on the Board of Screen NSW. In 2009 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia.
Screenrights acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.