On 31 July 2020, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) released a draft version of the news media bargaining code.
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."
In June 2020, Screenrights made submissions to the ACCC and to the Australian Government Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications on behalf of our members and stakeholders.
Screenrights has announced another successful year, with distribution of more than $43.1 million dollars to more than 3,000 individual members in the 2016/17 financial year.
Screenrights CEO, Simon Lake said “Our members depend on copyright law to ensure that they receive a fair fee for the use of their works”.
Screenrights welcomes the passing in the Senate today of the Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures Act) 2017. As well as improving access [...]
Screenrights, Copyright Agency and Universities Australia welcome the introduction of amendments to streamline and update the statutory licence in the Copyright Act for copying [...]
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 [...]
Screenrights made a submission to the Productivity Commission in response to its draft report on Australia’s intellectual property arrangements. Screenrights expressed its concerns on [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]