Australian Copyright Council Webinar Series 
The Australian Copyright Council's webinar training provides a platform to engage with continued learning from any location. With targeted sessions throughout the year, our copyright experts delve into topics regarding content management, protection, and distribution across various industries with reference to case law and real life examples. Helping you to break down the complexities of copyright law as it applies to your own practice, our webinars are available to both individual and group registrations.

Legal webinars and CPD training for 2017

In March the Australian Copyright Council will host three webinars for legal practitioners to update their copyright knowledge. For registration and bookings CLICK HERE .

The webinars are designed to help you top up your CPD points*. 

What: Hot Topics
: 12:30pm, March 8, 2017
Webinar recording can be made available upon request

 The webinar will run for 60 minutes and will cover:  

  • proposed amendments to the Copyright Act;
  • implications of the recent site-blocking cases under section 115A; and
  • 'where to' from the Productivity Commission report.

The seminar will also summarise some of the major happenings overseas. For those needing the latest in copyright, this seminar is essential.

Managing copyright risk in your legal practice
: 12:30pm, March 15, 2017
Webinar recording can be made available upon request

The webinar will run for 60 minutes and will cover:  ​

  • copyright in your precedents and publications;
  • using copyright exceptions for professional legal advice;
  • accessing, sharing, and using third party content.

For lawyers seeking to understand this specialised area of law in a practical sense in their day to day work, this seminar is essential. 


What: Social Media for Lawyers
: 12:30pm, March 22, 2017
Webinar recording can be made available upon request

The webinar will run for 60 minutes and will cover: 

  • Social media terms and conditions
  • Linking and sharing third party material
  • User-generated content
  • Managing infringement online
  • What's happening overseas

In this session, we take a close look at copyright issues relevant to legal practitioners to work out what your rights and responsibilities are online, essential for knowing how to avoid potential legal and reputational consequences when things go wrong.

For more information please contact us on 02 
9101 2377 or email

*We can provide attendance certificates on request only. Some sessions may meet mandatory professional development requirements. Check with your organisation. 

Suggest a topic:

Our webinars are designed as the perfect accompaniment to our range of publications . If there is a topic that you would love to receive training and information on, why not browse our titles and email your preference for upcoming webinar events?

Can't find a publication to match your query? We are always keen to help, and our expert lawyers are the best source on all things copyright in Australian practice. You can email suggested topics for future training and copyright guides to



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