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The Review of the Resale Royalty Scheme: or A classic case of what Niskanen spoke about.

That Government bureaucracies at times create ‘phantom employees’ to publicly argue  the ‘public’ interest-need for…. more bureaucrats, is a well known historical truth. What follows is what Paul Frijters called: A classic case of what Niskanen spoke about. The review … Continue reading

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The Review of Artists resale royalty scheme Part III

Parts I  &  II  our review of the Review. As of Monday 15 July the web page for Office Of The Arts review of its Artists Resale Royalty scheme lists 40 submissions. All but a few of these submissions are unfavorable … Continue reading

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John R Walker exhibition invite

Winter in the Fire Forest 20 October – 17 November   2012 Troppos are very welcome to join us at the opening Saturday  20 October       3pm-5 pm Utopia Art Sydney   2 Danks St Waterloo   02 9699 2900 exhibition catalogue Winter in … Continue reading

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‘With friends like this’ Part IV: regulation by the unregulated

“In 2008-09, DEWHA was assessed as non-compliant for the Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act 2009 and a post-implementation review is required to commence within one to two years of implementation.”¹ The reason why the Artist Resale Royalty Act … Continue reading

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‘With friends like this’…. Part II

  My previous post – ‘With friends like this’: Labor policies and the commercial, independent visual arts sector– was kindly posted by Ken Parish, 6 June. In many ways, artist resale royalties are intrinsically a throwback to the pre-reform days … Continue reading

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