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Copyright Copyright
14 December 2018
This year has seen important changes in copyright to strengthen creative protections, promote greater access and simplify copyright duration.
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Copyright Copyright
7 August 2018
The survey received more than 2400 responses which show the number of Australians consuming online content has increased since 2015. Australians...
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Copyright Copyright
5 June 2018
We are seeking feedback on minor amendments to the copyright regulations to ensure the proposed changes to the Copyright Amendment (Service...
Consultation on draft Copyright Amendment (Service Providers) Regulations 2018.
Copyright Copyright
23 April 2018
This World Book and Copyright Day, take the time to learn how upcoming copyright changes may affect you.
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Copyright Copyright
19 March 2018
We have released a consultation paper and are seeking your views on copyright reform.
Copyright modernisation consultation.
Copyright Copyright
13 February 2018
We are seeking views on the effectiveness and efficiency of Australia’s Copyright Online Infringement Amendment.
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Copyright Copyright
15 December 2017
New legislation introduced today will ensure our copyright laws are up to date and fit for purpose in the digital age.
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Copyright Copyright
6 December 2017
A Bill was introduced in Parliament today to extend safe harbour provisions in the Copyright Act 1968.
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Copyright Copyright
5 December 2017
From 1 January 2019, new copyright terms will apply works, sound recordings and films, dependent upon whether the material has been made public...
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Copyright Copyright
7 November 2017
We have released the results of the 2017 online copyright infringement survey, showing Australians are embracing streaming services and are more...
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