Arts Law and Arts Northern Rivers present Free Legal Seminars - MusicNSW

Arts Northern Rivers is proud to present a series of free half-day seminars for local arts workers, artists and creative practitioners, including everyone from designers to filmmakers, musicians and writers.

Three days of seminars are being organised in conjunction with Sydney based organisation, the Arts Law Centre of Australia, to be held:
•    On Monday June 28 at Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre (am) and Tweed Heads Civic Centre (pm);
•    Tuesday June 29 at 3 Rivers Aboriginal Art Space, Lismore (am) and Lismore City Hall (pm); and
•    Wednesday June 30 at Grafton Regional Gallery.

Each day two seminars will be presented.

The morning sessions from 9.30am to 12.30pm will be dedicated to the special legal issues affecting Aboriginal artists and arts workers, whilst the afternoons from 1.30pm to 4.30pm will be open to all artists, creatives and arts organisations.

This a fantastic opportunity for local arts workers, artists and creative practitioners, to come along and put a few questions forward, as well as a great introduction/ refresher on essential business knowledge.

Topics to be covered include:
•    Copyright;
•    Moral rights;
•    Licensing of works;
•    Royalties;
•    Resale rights;
•    What to look for in artist contracts and how to make sure your rights are protected;
•    Business structures in the creative industries, including issues and liabilities;
•    Protecting your business name, trademarks and domain names;
•    As well as tips on where you can get specialist advice on arts and creative legal matters in the future.

The sessions will be facilitated by Suzanne Derry, Arts Law Solicitor and Brad Webb, Indigenous Information Liaison Officer with Arts Law’s ‘Artists in the Black’ service.

Places are limited so register now to ensure your place.

Contact Kaley at Arts Northern Rivers, email with the date and venue you wish to attend, or phone 02 6628 8120.

The Arts Law Centre of Australia (Arts Law) is the national community legal centre for the arts, providing practical, specialist legal services and resources to artists across all art forms, and the cultural sector.