Australian Copyright Council is an independent, non-profit organisation. Founded
in 1968, we represent the peak bodies for professional artists and content
creators working in Australia’s creative industries and Australia’s major
copyright collecting societies.
are advocates for the contribution of creators to Australia’s culture and
economy; the importance of copyright for the common good. We work to promote
understanding of copyright law and its application, lobby for appropriate law
reform and foster collaboration between content creators and consumers.
affordable legal advice and education on copyright law for Australian content
creators and consumers.
Supporting a creative
Australia by promoting the benefit of copyright for the common good.
We believe in
the values copyright laws protect:
- defending creators’
rights in their creative expression
thriving, diverse, sustainable, creative Australian culture
- providing easy, accessible, and affordable legal advice
to the creative community
- balancing the interests of creators, consumers and
provide easily accessible and affordable practical, user-friendly information,
legal advice, education and forums on Australian copyright law for content
creators and consumers. A society's culture flourishes when its creators are
secure in their right to benefit from their creative work and when access to
those creative works is easy, legal and affordable.
effectively and efficiently enables this balance between protection and access.