What is copyright? - Arts Law Centre of Australia

Founded in 1968, we represent the peak bodies for professional artists and content creators working in Australia’s creative industries and Australia’s major copyright collecting societies. Learn more About Us The Copyright Act The law of copyright in Australia is contained in the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). This law is complex and people with copyright problems should seek legal advice. Despite this complexity there are a number of basic rules that provide a general understanding of the operation of the Act. No registration is required. Copyright Registration in Australia - Copyright Protection

One key distinctive of Australian copyright law is the reservation of moral rights vesting in the creator of a work (the photographer). Moral rights do not depend on whether or not they retain ownership of copyright. Primarily, moral rights give the creator/photographer the rights to:

The Arts Law Centre of Australia wishes to advise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples that this website may contain the names and/or images of people who have since passed away. this is called copyright infringement. The law gives you protection if your copyright is infringed. Legal tips. Keep drafts, photos, sketches or notes A Short Guide to Copyright Law in Australia - Sharon The parody or satire defence is relatively new in Australian copyright law, having only been introduced in December 2006, and is somewhat untested, meaning not many cases before the courts have used it as a defence. In so far as the reporting of news defence might apply, the word ‘news’ is given its ordinary meaning, which is the reporting Changes to Australian copyright law | Department of

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