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23/04/2024

Changes to EMDG Program recently tabled

Following a detailed review and consultation process, the Australian Government recently tabled its amendments to the Export Market Develop Grants (EMDG) Program. Read on to find out what the Export ...
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12/04/2024

AANA releases new Children’s Advertising Code

Following a review announced in June 2022, the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) has now updated the Children’s Advertising Code in an effort to strengthen the safeguards for advertising ...
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02/04/2024

With changes to fixed-term contracts in place, still uncertainty for the film and TV industry

In an effort to increase gender equality and job security, the Australian Government introduced the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Act 2022 (“Amendment”) to the Fair Work ...
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10/11/2023

Management Agreements and the Entertainment Industry Act

Since the new legislation has been enacted, do I have to change my management agreement? Are my old contracts void? Management agreements have been given a workover in the new ...
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10/11/2023

The GDPR and Australian Businesses

There has been a lot of interest and concern in Australia about the applicability and impact of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (the GDPR), which came into force on ...
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10/11/2023

The Entertainment Industry Act – what does it all mean?

Are you an agent, manager or performer? Do you know what your rights and obligations are within the entertainment industry? If you are, you’re in luck. Over the next few ...
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10/11/2023

The Entertainment Industry Act – Last Instalment

In the last of our Blogs on the Entertainment Industry Act, we will look at whether the location of the performer, the manager or agent, or the venue where the performance ...
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10/11/2023

Securing Success for your Startup

Securing Success for your Startup Did you know that around 95% of startups in Australia fail before exit? There are many reasons for this high failure rate and in our ...
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10/11/2023

How to legally use social influencers when marketing

How to legally use social influencers when marketing Influencers are an increasingly popular and, when used correctly, effective marketing strategy for many startups. Startups may engage influencers directly to promote ...
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10/11/2023

How to (legally) use client testimonials on your website and social media

How to (legally) use client testimonials on your website and social media Client testimonials can be an extremely effective marketing tool to give validation and credibility to your website or ...
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10/11/2023

I’m a performer representative, how much commission can I charge my client?

If you were a talent agent or manager and you undertook one of the required services for a performer, you are now a “performer representative”.  In that post we mentioned ...
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10/11/2023

Performers and the Entertainment Industry Act

Welcome to the next installment of our dissemination of all your questions surrounding the Entertainment Law Act. In an earlier blog we looked at what it means to be a ...
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