As part of Colin Biggers & Paisley’s commitment to protecting the legal and cultural rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, a team of thirteen people including Managing Partner, Nick Crennan, and the Arts Law Centre of Australia’s Chief Executive Officer, Robyn Ayres, travelled to Central Australia from 19 – 25 August and trekked more than 70 km of Watarrka and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Parks. In doing so, the team, which was made up of people from our Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne offices raised funds to help facilitate the employment of a solicitor at Arts Law. Days one through…
We sat down with Robyn Ayres the CEO of Arts Law to discuss how the money we raise through the Central Australia Challenge will impact the Artists in the Black program. Robyn provides an insight into the program, some positive outcomes for clients and what this means for the partnership between the practice and Arts Law.
This year, NAIDOC Week ran from 8 – 15 July. NAIDOC Week originally began as a single day (the long title is National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) until awareness and interest in the cultural histories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples grew in the early nineties. Today, NAIDOC Week is a national celebration of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. This year’s theme was “Because of her, we can!”
Colin Biggers & Paisley seeks to conduct business in an ethical and responsible manner throughout all areas of the practice. There are a variety of ways in which responsible business can be practiced, however one of the most tangible and effective mechanisms is through the procurement of goods and services offered by Indigenous businesses.