Royalty scheme paying off

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From Tim Lloyd in The Advertiser (Adelaide) on April 22.

ARTISTS have come out in support of the resale royalty scheme after news that its fate was subject to review by the Federal Arts Minister Senator George Brandis.

The three-year-old scheme, introduced by the Labor government in June 2010, was designed to provide some income to artists from further sales of their works.

It was particularly designed to help Aboriginal artists, some of whom received very little from the initial sales of works now valued in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. Read more here.

 

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