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Basic Information about Copyright


An Introduction to Copyright in Australia

Posted on 24/01/2017
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 14/09/2017
In this information sheet, we discuss how people can protect the copyright material they create.

Ownership of Copyright

Posted on 5/07/2016

Infringement: What Can I Do?

Posted on 13/02/2017
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 5/07/2016

Video Live-Streaming & Copyright

Posted on 28/11/2017
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 5/07/2016

Fair Dealing: What Can I Use Without Permission

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