We are a not-for-profit, member based organisation that has been appointed by the Australian government to manage collection and distribution of
- statutory licences that allow use of text and images for education, government purposes, and people with a disability
- royalties to artists from resales of their works (the resale royalty scheme).
We are also authorised by our members to license their works for other uses, such as by corporations. After a successful five-year ‘Services Agreement’ and a Scheme of Arrangement approved by Copyright Agency and Viscopy formally merged on 30 November 2017.