Copyright, Contracts, Moral Rights & Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property

The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) is the national community legal centre for the arts. Arts Law is a not for profit company that provides free or low cost specialized legal and business advice across a wide range of legal areas. Our services also include information resources, review of contracts and other documents, referrals, mediation, advocacy, publications and educational services to Australian artists, creative workers and arts organisations. For more information on our services please go to www.artslaw.com.au

The Arts Law Centre of Australia ‘Artists in the Black’ program provides useful information, articles and fact sheets on legal issues affecting Indigenous artists, including:

  • Copyright
  • Contracts
  • Moral Rights
  • Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP)

For sample contracts such as an 'Indigenous Artist and Art Centre agreement' and 'Indigenous Art Centre and Gallery Consignment agreement' also see the Arts Law website. www.artslaw.com.au