Arts Law Advice for Artists Workshop and One On One Clinics

Mon 03 Jun - Wed 05 Jun

Arts Law is a not-for-profit that offers free or low-cost, specialised legal advice, education and resources to artists and arts organisations. The workshop and one on one clinics will be facilitated by lawyer Suzanne Derry.

Suzanne has worked as a lawyer with Arts Law for over 10 years, having had the privilege of working with artists on a day to day basis, providing legal advice on a number of areas of law including copyright, contract, defamation, debt and business structures.

The Advice for Artists workshop on Tuesday 4 June, will cover the following topics:

Morning session | Copyright 101

  • What is copyright
  • How do you protect your copyright
  • What to do if your copyright is infringed
  • What are moral rights
  • IP and reproduction licences and touring agreements

Afternoon session | Contracts

  • What is a contract
  • How do I make one
  • What should I look out for in arts contracts

One on one advice clinics are also being offered on Monday 3 June (afternoon only) and on Wednesday 5 June, to assist individual artists and arts organisations. These clinics offer a free legal health check. To register please email

Places are limited, register now to secure your place.


Cost: $10.50 inc b/fee

When: 9am – 5pm, Tuesday 4 June

Venue: Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre



Cost: FREE

When: 45 minute or hourly appointments available Monday 3 June & Wednesday 5 June

Venue:  Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre


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