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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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Nov 6, 2019 – In this information sheet, we give general introductory information about copyright in Australia.
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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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Oct 15, 2019 – In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of the resale royalty right for visual artists, introduced by the Resale Royalty for Visual Artists Act 2009.
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Nov 6, 2019 – This information sheet outlines issues relating to copyright in book covers.
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Feb 6, 2018 – In this information sheet we discuss copyright issues relevant to the use of fictional characters.
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Oct 14, 2019 – In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of copyright issues affecting community broadcasters.
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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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Jan 2, 2019 – An outline of 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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Oct 14, 2019 – This information sheet gives a brief overview of copyright collecting societies. We explain their function and purpose, and we outline the type of licences offered or administered by the main collecting societies in Australia.
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Feb 9, 2018 – This information sheet gives a brief overview of copyright protection given to Australian works being used overseas.
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Oct 30, 2019 – In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of copyright law as it relates to people who create original craft works and people who want to copy other people’s craft works, or use other people’s patterns and designs.
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Nov 6, 2019 – This information sheet is for copyright owners who are interested in allowing others to use their work without payment, in which case one of the Creative Commons (CC) licences may be a suitable licensing mechanism.
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Nov 7, 2019 – Here we discuss the legal issues relevant to people compiling or using items such as tables of information, indexes and forms, collections of information such as directories, anthologies of short stories, essays or poetry and databases.
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Mar 1, 2018 – 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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Jan 2, 2019 – This information sheet sets out the rules on duration of copyright.
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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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Nov 6, 2019 – 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.
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Dec 18, 2017 – This information sheet gives a summary of the exceptions to copyright infringement 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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Oct 16, 2019 – This information sheet discusses proposals that Australia’s current fair dealing provisions be repealed and replaced with a more general fair use exception.
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Oct 15, 2019 – In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of copyright law as it relates to preparing family histories. It includes information on copyright protection for what you create and on using source materials.
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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.
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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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Oct 16, 2019 – This information sheet is primarily for people who create games such as board and card games, as well as for people who create computer games.
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Nov 7, 2019 – 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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Nov 4, 2019 – In this information sheet we give some introductory information about when you may need a copyright clearance to import items into Australia for commercial purposes and when you may be able to import without a copyright clearance.
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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.
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Feb 13, 2017 – This information sheet is for people who are concerned their copyright has been infringed and people who have been told that they have infringed someone else's copyright.
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Oct 11, 2019 – In this information sheet we discuss the legal issues most relevant to television, radio and print media journalists who prepare written material for publication.
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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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Oct 29, 2019 – In this information sheet, we discuss copyright law as it relates to maps and charts, including street directories, diagrams and scientific maps (e.g. hydrographic charts, topographical maps, demographic maps, sky maps).
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Dec 21, 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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Oct 9, 2019 – In this information sheet we give an overview of the moral rights of individual creators under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).
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Jul 1, 2019 – This information sheet provides an overview of copyright in the context of music for songwriters and composers.
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Jul 8, 2019 – This information sheet is for people playing in bands, particularly if they are writing and recording their own material.
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Jul 8, 2019 – This information sheet is for choirs, orchestras, private music teachers, music students and others wanting to perform and copy music.
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Jul 8, 2019 – This information sheet is for individuals, theatre groups, orchestras and community arts organisations that need to know how copyright might impact on their event.
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Jul 8, 2019 – This information sheet is for DJs and people who mix or remix music.
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Nov 6, 2019 – 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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Jan 11, 2018 – This information sheet is for organisations that provide public access to machines that reproduce material (such as photocopiers, scanners, computers, printers, and audio/video recording equipment).
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Oct 8, 2019 – This information sheet looks at the issue of “orphan works” (copyright material where the author cannot be identified) and how you might choose to deal with orphan works.
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Oct 30, 2019 – This information sheet is for people who want to know who owns copyright in an item of copyright material.
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Oct 21, 2019 – This information sheet outlines issues relating to permissions and clearances for copyright material.
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Jul 1, 2019 – This information sheet provides some suggestions on how to locate copyright owners for people who want permission to use copyright material.
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Oct 29, 2019 – This information sheet provides a brief overview of the Personal Properties Securities Act (PPS Act) and its significance for those working in the creative industries, including those who own or deal with copyright or other intellectual property asse
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Oct 4, 2019 – This information sheet relates to photographers and copyright.
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Oct 4, 2019 – In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of the law of copyright as it relates to photographs. It is for people who have paid a photographer and want a copy of the photograph.
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Oct 11, 2019 – This information sheet contains information about OneMusic Australia and the licences people and businesses need for playing live and recorded music in public.
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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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Oct 17, 2019 – In this information sheet, we outline some issues you need to understand if you want to copy other people’s written recipes or protect your own recipes.
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Nov 4, 2019 – The safe harbour provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 limit the liability of service providers for copyright infringements that take place over their services.
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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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Oct 29, 2019 – In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of copyright as it relates to the protection of sewing patterns for people who want to make garments and other sewn items.
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Oct 30, 2019 – In this information sheet we give an overview of the site blocking laws under section 115A of the Copyright Act 1968.
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Oct 21, 2019 – This information sheet gives a brief overview of copyright as it applies to people who develop all kinds of software such as desktop software, mobile apps, games and web-based applications.
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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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Oct 21, 2019 – In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of copyright law as it applies to the creation and use of training materials. It is relevant to people who write or produce written or illustrated training materials in hardcopy or digital form.
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Nov 11, 2019 – In this information sheet, we give a brief overview of copyright as it relates to translations.
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Sep 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.
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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.