Useful links

Intellectual property, legal issues and protocols

Indigenous Service of the Arts Law Centre of Australia ('Artists in the Black')

  • Advises Indigenous artists, communities and arts organisations around Australia

Solid aArts

  • Indigenous Culture and Intellectual Property

Screen Australia—Pathways and protocols

  • Provides advice about the ethical and legal issues involved in transferring Indigenous cultural material to the screen.

IP Australia—Dream shield

  • A guide to protecting designs, brands and inventions for Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders.

Government departments, programs and initiatives


  • Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations
  • The Registrar is an independent statutory office holder who administers the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act). This Act guides how Indigenous corporations are run.

Other useful links