Information Sheets

Family Histories & Copyright

Posted on 10/15/2019
In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of copyright law as it relates to preparing family histories. It includes information on copyright protection for what you create and on using source materials.

Writers & Copyright

Posted on 2/27/2017
In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of common copyright issues for writers, such as ownership, licensing, moral rights, and protection.

Parodies, Satire and Jokes

Posted on 12/1/2014

Newsletters & Copyright

Posted on 12/1/2014

Databases

Posted on 11/7/2019
Here we discuss the legal issues relevant to people compiling or using items such as tables of information, indexes and forms, collections of information such as directories, anthologies of short stories, essays or poetry and databases.

Moral Rights

Posted on 10/9/2019
In this information sheet we give an overview of the moral rights of individual creators under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

Assigning and Licensing Rights

Posted on 11/1/2014

Websites and User-Generated Content

Posted on 1/25/2017
In this information sheet we give an overview of copyright issues that apply when people operating websites, social networks, blogs and other online services invite users to create or post their own content.

Quotes and Extracts

Posted on 8/9/2017
In this information sheet we give a brief overview of copyright law as it relates to using quotations and extracts from other people’s writing.

Geo-blocking, VPNs & Copyright

Posted on 11/7/2019
This information sheet gives a brief overview of copyright law as it relates to geo-blocking and virtual private networks (VPNs).

Translations & Copyright

Posted on 11/11/2019
In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of copyright as it relates to translations.

Books