Constitution and cultural legislation
The federal government this week announced plans to introduce legislation to protect the intellectual and cultural property of Indigenous artists, including blocking the sale of spurious artwork.
Australia is set to become the latest country to introduce local content quotas for international streamers such as Disney+, Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.
The Australia Council Council for the Arts welcomes the National Cultural Policy, which sets out the Australian Government’s vision for the future of arts and creativity and a modernised Australia Council. Australia Council CEO Adrian Collette AM said the policy was a transformational step in the evolution of the Australia Council.
Authors, illustrators, and editors will be compensated for e-book and audiobook library borrowings for the first time, in a move by the federal government to bring lenders’ rights into the 21st century.
Casi mil artesanos y artesanas fueron parte del proceso participativo para una Ley de Artesanía, que incluyó la sistematización de información histórica, diálogos regionales y uno nacional, además de una consulta ciudadana virtual.
The proposed laws respectively address items looted during World War 2, human remains, and other looted objects, including those from the colonial era.