Copyright information

This list of useful copyright links was prepared by Gabrielle Mackey.

Copyright Act 1968 and Copyright Regulations 1969
(type in Copyright Act 1968 or Copyright Regulations 1969 in ‘Find Current law’)

World Intellectual Property Organization (Geneva, Switzerland)

Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade – Treaties database
For international treaties to which Australia is a party see

Attorney-General’s Department – Copyright Law Branch

Australian Copyright Council

Copyright Agency Limited (CAL)
Represents authors, journalists, visual artists, surveyors, photographers and newspaper, magazine and book publishers.

Australian Performing Rights Association (APRA)
Represents a substantial number of music copyright owners.

Represents owners of copyright in films, sound recordings and works included in audio-visual products.

The Phonographic Performance Company of Australia Ltd (PPCA)
Represents the major producers of sound recordings.

Australian Mechanical Copyright Owners’ Society Limited (AMCOS)
Represents music publishers.

Represents many visual artists.