Resale Royalty Scheme hits $11 million milestone

While Australia’s Resale Royalty Scheme has hit speed bumps over the past decade, it’s on the path to growth, with new figures released.
artist working on painting in studio

Today (5 April), Australia’s Resale Royalty Scheme announced it had made the $11 million milestone. It’s good news for the scheme, which has struggled with finding traction and evenness over the past decade.

‘The scheme’s success lies in its ability to recognise the ongoing rights of an artist through the commercial resale of their artwork,’ said Copyright Agency CEO, Josephine Johnston.

Unlock Padlock Icon

Like this content?

Become a Member and unlock unlimited Access today

Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina