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Website Terms and Conditions

Most of the content on this website, including material in downloadable files, is protected by copyright.

Copyright in most of the content on this website is owned by the Copyright Agency. The content in which copyright is owned by others include images reproduced on this website under licence and some downloadable documents.

Except as permitted by the copyright law applicable to you, you may not reproduce or communicate any of the content on this website, including files downloadable from this website, without the permission of the copyright owner.

The Australian Copyright Act allows certain uses of content on the internet without the copyright owner’s permission. This includes uses by educational institutions for educational purposes and by Commonwealth and State government departments for government purposes, provided fair payment is made.

The Copyright Agency gives permission for its members and licensees to copy and communicate content in which Copyright Agency owns copyright for their own use and for use in their organisation.

We may change these terms of use from time to time. Check before re-using any content from this website.


The John Fries Award and/or Copyright Agency logo may not be used without prior written permission from us.


Linking to this website is permitted provided that the links are clearly acknowledged.


The material published on this website is intended for general information only and is not legal advice or other professional advice. Any opinions expressed in this material do not necessarily represent the views of the Copyright Agency.

While care and consideration has been taken in the creation of the material on this website, we do not warrant, represent or guarantee that the material published on this website is in all respects accurate, complete and current. To the extent permitted by law, we exclude any liability, including any liability for negligence, for any loss or damage arising from reliance on material on this website.

The Copyright Agency is not responsible for the content of any third-party website to which links are provided from this website. Any links to websites are provided for your information and convenience only. The Copyright Agency does not endorse or control these websites and cannot guarantee that material on those sites is in all respects accurate, complete and current.