Copyright information

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

Copyright Act 1968 and Copyright Regulations 1969
http://www.comlaw.gov.au
(type in Copyright Act 1968 or Copyright Regulations 1969 in ‘Find Current law’)

World Intellectual Property Organization (Geneva, Switzerland)
http://www.wipo.int

Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade – Treaties database
For international treaties to which Australia is a party see
http://www.dfat.gov.au/treaties/index.html
AUSFTA: http://www.dfat.gov.au/trade/negotiations/us.html

Attorney-General’s Department – Copyright Law Branch
http://www.ag.gov.au/copyright

Australian Copyright Council
http://www.copyright.org.au

Copyright Agency Limited (CAL)
Represents authors, journalists, visual artists, surveyors, photographers and newspaper, magazine and book publishers.
http://www.copyright.com.au

Australian Performing Rights Association (APRA)
Represents a substantial number of music copyright owners.
http://www.apra.com.au

Screenrights
Represents owners of copyright in films, sound recordings and works included in audio-visual products.
http://www.screen.org

The Phonographic Performance Company of Australia Ltd (PPCA)
Represents the major producers of sound recordings.
http://www.ppca.com.au

Australian Mechanical Copyright Owners’ Society Limited (AMCOS)
Represents music publishers.
http://www.amcos.com.au

VISCOPY
Represents many visual artists.
http://www.viscopy.com.au