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General copyright information with links to policy and procedures for departmental officers:

  • Intellectual property and copyright use
    Defines intellectual property and outlines the responsibilities of departmental employees and key processes in managing intellectual property
  • Smartcopying External Link
    The official guide to copyright issues for Australian schools and TAFE explains what copyright is, how education licences work and the use of open education resources such as Creative Commons (CC) licensing. The information sheets and FAQ are shaped to the needs of schools and TAFE. The information is available under the CC BY-SA licence.
  • Australian Copyright Council (ACC) External Link
    Includes links to information about ACC publications and training. You may download and print one copy, for your reference, of each of the information sheets.
  • A guide to Digital Rights Management (DRM) External Link
    Provides a source of ideas, information and resources to assist creators, producers and traders with the management of their content in the digital environment. A valuable tool for those who want to ensure digital copyright material is properly managed.

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Last reviewed
27 February 2018
Last updated
27 February 2018