Bill to improve access to copyright material for disability, education, library and archive sectors passed by Parliament.

15 May 2017

The Government has passed changes to Australia’s copyright law that will improve access to copyright materials for people with disability, while simplifying and streamlining the copyright framework for the education, library and archive sectors.

The Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill 2017 passed by the Senate on 15 June 2017, the final stage of the parliamentary process.

To find out more about the Bill and the changes it will introduce, use the below links:

Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill 2017

Explanatory memoranda