The 1709 Blog has a report about the operation of the resale royalty right scheme (hereĀ or here) given by the (then) Minister for the Arts to the Senate. Some highlights: since the scheme started in 2011, CAL (the official collecting agency) has paid out just over $805,000 150 “rights holders” (I guess that would be painters or their heirs) have received the top 600 payments which totalled just under $300,000.. Read More