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General Arts News Telstra Art Award Announces Australias finest NT Government 31 May 2010 Finalists for this years 27th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA) have been announced by the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) and principal sponsor Telstra. Telstra Art Award curator Kate Podger congratulated the 96 artists selected for this years Telstra Art Award. The Telstra Art Award comprises the $40,000 Telstra Award and $4,000 to other categories including; the Telstra General Painting Award, the Telstra Bark Painting Award, the Telstra Work on Paper Award and the Wandjuk Marika Memorial 3D Award (also sponsored by Telstra) in addition to the Telstra New Media Award ($3,000). The 27th Telstra NATSIAA exhibition opens on Friday, 13 August 2010. More info at www.nt.gov.au/natsia You can also follow the 27th Telstra NATSIAA on Twitter here http://twitter.com/natsiaa $42 million supports Australia's Indigenous arts, culture and heritage DEWHA 9 June 2010 Over 380 Indigenous arts, culture and heritage projects across Australia have received $42 million in funding from five Australian Government programs. The five programs support Indigenous communities through funding for Indigenous arts, culture, languages, broadcasting and heritage conservation activities in communities right across Australia. $12Mill in funding has been allocated to organisations in the Northern Territory. For more information and for the full list of projects being funded visit www.arts.gov.au/indigenous/indigenous_funding_2010-11 and http://newsroom.nt.gov.au Resale Royalty Scheme for visual artists commenced 9 June DEWHA 9 June 2010 Following the establishment of the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act 2009 Australias first ever resale royalty scheme for visual artists has now been commenced. The Scheme was established for visual artists to receive five per cent of the sale price when works are resold through the art market for $1000 or more. The right applies to living artists and for a period of 70 years after an artists death. The scheme is prospective, applying only to resales of original works acquired after the 9 June, meaning that the resale royalty will be payable on the second transfer of ownership. The Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) appointed by the Government to collect resale royalties for the coming five years, brings two decades of experience in copyright management to setting up the resale royalty scheme. The Resale Royalty Act requires art market professionals to report to CAL on art sales, so that CAL can determine when a resale is payable. For more information on the Resale Royalty Scheme visit www.copyright.com.au. In Darwin CAL will hold two free seminars on 12 August from 3:00pm to 4:30pm for art dealers, galleries, auction houses and Indigenous Art Centres and from 5:30pm to 7:00pm for artists at the Medina Vibe Hotel, 7 Kitchener Drive at the Darwin City Waterfront, and will be available to answer questions during the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair from 12-14 August. Franca Barraclough recognised for contributions in the arts Regional Arts Australia - June 2010 Alice Springs artist Franca Barraclough has been awarded with Regional Arts Australias 2010 Volunteer Award. The award was established in 2008 to acknowledge the valuable contribution of volunteers in the arts. Franca has contributed consistently and prolifically in a voluntary capacity for 10 years towards numerous performance and visual arts projects and event management, including Tea-Time and Stories from the Tea Cup project (involving over 150 community participants http://www.nt.gov.au/natsia http://twitter.com/natsiaa http://www.arts.gov.au/indigenous/indigenous_funding_2010-11 http://newsroom.nt.gov.au/index.cfm?fuseaction=viewRelease&id=7012&d=5 http://www.copyright.com.au/
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