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Copyright Agency Fellowships announced

The Copyright Agency has announced the recipients of its inaugural Publisher Fellowships to ‘conduct study or research into digital publishing, emerging business models and technologies’.

The recipients are:


  • Chrysoula Aiellou, Scholastic, awarded $10,000 to focus on children’s publishing in the digital environment
  • Glenda Browne, self-employed indexer/publisher, awarded $5000 to look at active indexes for ebooks
  • Naomi Gothard, Indigenous Translations, awarded $10,000 to research digital media publishing to find ways to overcome language barriers to make vital information available to Indigenous Australians in their languages
  • Gemene Heffernan-Smith, HarperCollins, awarded $5000 to review how digital technology can be harnessed to counter piracy
  • Andrew Wrathall, Books+Publishing, awarded $10,000 to survey and analyse online book reviewing in Asia and Australia.


Recipients will submit a 5000-word report to be published by the Copyright Agency in conjunction with the Australian Publishers Association, and will be asked to present their research findings in a public panel discussion.

For more information, visit the Copyright Agency website here.



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