Australian Commercial and Media Photographers (ACMP), established in 1991, acts as a united voice for Australian professional working photographers.
The ACMP is committed to the development and promotion of professional photography. It provides members with an understanding of the more complex issues of professional photography such as copyright re-usage, contracts, sales tax, legal protection, digital imaging. insurance, standard terms and conditions through seminars and publications like the Better Business Bible
The ACMP has a membership of approximately 400 who enjoy extensive member benefits. Together with the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers (AIPP) it represents around 2000 photographers in Australia.
The ACMP aims to safeguard and promote the interests of photographers by:
Promoting high professional standards and ethics in photography
Promoting co-operation and understanding between photographers and their clients
Establishing photographers' rights and setting precedents in areas such as copyright and finance
Encouraging development and discussion of all aspects of the business and art of photography
Influencing photographic education, and training procedures