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Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Bill 2008

Presented to the Speaker 20 February 2009; tabled in the House 23 February 2009

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN ISBN 978-0-642-79140-5

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Preliminary Pages (PDF 83KB)

Membership of the Committee
Committee Secretariat
List of abbreviations

Chapter 1 Background to the inquiry (PDF 102KB)

The Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Bill 2008
Recent history
Overseas experience

Matters raised in relation to the Bill (PDF 163KB)

What is an artwork?
What resales are to be subject to the royalty?
Threshold and sales price
Treatment of existing artwork
Treatment of Indigenous artwork
Royalty rate
Who pays and will it impact on the primary art market?
Who benefits?
Collecting society—role and responsibility
Inalienability of the right

Chapter 3 Committee’s comments and recommendations (PDF 77KB)
Appendix A: List of submissions, exhibits and witnesses (PDF 75KB)
Appendix B: Australia’s new Resale Royalty Scheme—how will it work? (PDF 52KB)
Appendix C: International models comparison (PDF 131KB)
Appendix D: Memorandum of advice (PDF 101KB)

Question 1
Question 2
Question 3
Question 4
Question 5
Question 1
Question 2

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