Terri Janke and Company


Protocols for using First Nations cultural and intellectual property in the arts

This protocol guide spells out clearly the legal, ethical and moral considerations for the use of Indigenous cultural material in arts and cultural projects.

First peoples: a roadmap for enhancing Indigenous engagement in museums and galleries

The Australian Museums and Galleries Association 10-Year Indigenous Roadmap is committed to improving Indigenous engagement and employment. The roadmap was developed for the museums and galleries sector.
Discussion paper

Indigenous knowledge: issues for protection and management

This paper explores the relationship between tradition-based knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and issues of IP, cultural heritage and economic empowerment.

New tracks: Indigenous knowledge and cultural expression and the Australian intellectual property system

Introduction: IP Australia and the Office for the Arts (Cth) brochure, Finding the Way: a conversation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People seeks feedback from Indigenous people to share stories and insights on future directions about Indigenous knowledge and intellectual property. The Aboriginal and...

Beyond guarding ground - the case for a national Indigenous cultural authority

Over the past 20 years Indigenous Australians have called for greater recognition of Indigenous cultural and intellectual property rights. In this paper Terri Janke makes the case that creating a National Indigenous Cultural Authority which would facilitate consent and payment of royalties to Indigenous artists...