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Jan 23, 2017 – In this information sheet we give a brief overview of copyright law as it relates to 3D printing. 3D printing may involve other areas of law, such as designs, patents, trade mark, the law of passing off and competition and consumer laws.
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Jan 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.
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Jan 25, 2017 – This information sheet is for visual artists, including painters, print makers, illustrators, cartoonists and sculptors, and outlines the general copyright issues in an artistic practice.
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Aug 10, 2017 – In this information sheet we discuss copyright issues relevant to the use of fictional characters.
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Dec 18, 2017 – In this information sheet, we give an overview of copyright law as it applies to people who want to reproduce copies of text, photos, sound recordings and films they own, or who want to copy from radio or TV.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet outlines the changes made by the Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Act 2017.
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Jun 15, 2017 – This information sheet provides a brief overview of the 2006 amendments to the Copyright Act.
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Dec 21, 2016 – This information sheet provides a brief overview of laws regarding site-blocking under the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Act 2015 and the Copyright Act 1968 (the Copyright Act).
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Dec 21, 2016 – This information sheet provides a brief overview of laws regarding site-blocking under the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Act 2015 and the Copyright Act 1968 (the Copyright Act) for internet service providers (ISPs).
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Dec 1, 2016 – This information sheet gives a brief overview of the law as it relates to the protection of designer objects, namely functional articles such as furniture, fashion accessories, machinery, toys and homewares.
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Dec 15, 2017 – This information sheet explains the provisions in the Copyright Act which, allow organisations helping people with a print disability or an intellectual disability to use copyright material without permission.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet and its tables on duration of copyright is for people who want to work out whether or not copyright has expired under Australian law.
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Feb 27, 2017 – In this information sheet we discuss the copyright and moral rights issues that are most relevant to people who edit textual material. We do not discuss copyright issues for script or film editors.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information provides an overview of copyright relevant to schools, universities, TAFEs, and other educational institutions.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet covers use of audiovisual material by educational institutions. For information about our other information sheets, other publications and seminar program, see our website copyright.org.au.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet gives a summary of all the copyright exceptions in the Copyright Act.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet outlines the fair dealing exceptions in the Copyright Act and how they apply.
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Dec 23, 2016 – This information sheet explains the Productivity Commission's proposal regarding the adoption of a fair use exception in its inquiry into Australia’s Intellectual Property (IP) arrangements as well as similar experiences overseas.
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Jan 25, 2017 – This information sheet outlines and discusses the copyright issues around creating fanfiction and other fanworks.
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Nov 28, 2017 – This information sheet gives a brief overview of copyright law as it relates to the public screening of films, DVDs and videos. Common situations where permission might be necessary include screenings in motels, pubs, clubs, restaurants, cafes, shop
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Nov 28, 2017 – In this information sheet we give a brief overview of copyright law as it relates to the screening of films, DVDs and videos in class as part of non-profit educational instruction. See also our practical guidebook Sound & Screen in Education: An In-D
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet provides an overview of copyright law relevant for collecting institutions such as galleries and museums. It will also have some relevance to commercial galleries and auction houses.
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Dec 21, 2016 – This information sheet gives a brief overview of copyright law as it relates to geo-blocking and virtual private networks (VPNs).
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Feb 13, 2017 – In this information sheet, we set out what legal actions and remedies are available for infringement of copyright, when conduct constitutes a criminal offence, and what the penalties are for copyright offences. We also discuss other dealings relatin
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Feb 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
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Dec 18, 2017 – Library declaration and notice forms for client and interlibrary supply under sections 49 and 50.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet provides an overview of copyright as it applies to libraries and archives.
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Feb 16, 2017 – In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of the law as it relates to the protection and use of logos. We focus on copyright law and briefly discuss other laws that may be relevant.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet provides an overview of Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled.
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Feb 16, 2017 – In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of laws that may be relevant to the protection of names (such as names of people or companies), titles (such as book, film or song titles) and slogans (such as advertising or political slogans).
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Sep 14, 2017 – In this information sheet, we discuss how people can protect the copyright material they create.
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Aug 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.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet gives a brief outline of section 200AB of the Copyright Act 1968 and is primarily for people working in educational institutions, libraries, archives and in other collecting institutions such as museums and galleries.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet is designed to help people identify situations where section 200AB of the Copyright Act might apply.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet is designed to help staff in educational institutions identify situations where section 200AB might apply.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet is designed to help gallery and museum staff identify situations where section 200AB might apply.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet is designed to help library and archive staff identify situations where section 200AB might apply.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet gives an overview of Australia's unique system of statutory licences for certain organisations to use copyright material.
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Nov 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.
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Jan 25, 2017 – This information sheet gives a brief overview of the relevant copyright issues for people uploading video to YouTube or other video-sharing sites such as Facebook, Vimeo, or Daily Motion. It will also be of interest to those seeking to use videos hos
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Jan 25, 2017 – This information sheet is for web developers, bloggers, website designers, start-ups, businesses and anyone interested in copyright issues relevant to creating and managing websites.
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Jan 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.
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Feb 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.