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Basic Information about Copyright

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An Introduction to Copyright in Australia

Posted on 1/24/2017
In this information sheet, we give general introductory information about copyright in Australia, what it is, how it works, who owns it, and more.

Creators of Copyright

Protecting Your Copyright

Posted on 9/14/2017
In this information sheet, we discuss how people can protect the copyright material they create.

Ownership of Copyright

Posted on 11/1/2014

Infringement: What Can I Do?

Posted on 2/13/2017
This information sheet is for people who are concerned that their copyright has been infringed, people wishing to know what they can do when they see other people’s copyright being infringed, and people who have been told that they have infringed som

Users of Copyright

Permission: How to Get It

Posted on 7/1/2019
This information sheet provides some suggestions on how to locate copyright owners for people who want permission to use copyright material. We also give information about licences available from copyright collecting societies for some uses of copyri

Video Live-Streaming & Copyright

Posted on 9/28/2017
This information sheet gives a brief overview of the relevant copyright issues for live-streaming videos on social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Permission: Do I Need it?

Posted on 9/1/2014

Fair Dealing: What Can I Use Without Permission

Posted on 12/18/2017
This information sheet outlines the fair dealing exceptions in the Copyright Act and how they apply.