‘National Centre of Photography’ for Ballarat

The Ballarat International Foto Biennale (BIFB) has purchased the heritage-listed former Union Bank building for $1.3 million, with plans for transforming the old building into a  National Centre of Photography. The 436-square-metre historic building on Lydiard Street South will eventually … Continue reading

NY Times photographers revolt!

New York Times freelance photojournalists are fighting against a new rights-grabbing work-for-hire contract, and encouraging other photographers not to sign up. The contract, issued in mid-May, relates to the production of drone footage and specifies that New York Times ‘will … Continue reading

Industry figures receive honours

Three photo industry luminaries – Gael Newton, Moshe Rosenzveig, and the late Ian Poole – have received honours or awards for their significant contribution to Australian visual arts. Gael and Moshe were Member of the Order of Australia (OAM) recipients … Continue reading