Artist re-sale bill introduced in Australia

May 2006

Fine art
By Orana Swan and Justin Fung

The Artist’s Resale Rights Bill 2006 (Cth) is expected to be introduced soon into Parliament. The Bill seeks to grant artists a share of the resale price each time their work is resold. Resale royalties seek to reward artists as the value of their work increases, which usually occurs after the initial sale by the artist

For the UK position see the article application of artist re-sale rights by Emma Stoker, solicitor ( Artist’s Resale Right Regulations 2006 ) in April 2006 archive.

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