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Today is an exciting day for Australia’s copyright community – the majority of provisions in the Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Act 2017 come into force, and with them the most significant changes to Australian copyright law in over a decade.
The Australian Digital Alliance (ADA) welcomes the proposed amendments in the Copyright Amendment (Service Providers) Bill tabled yesterday as an initial step towards reform of Australia’s copyright safe harbours.
A coalition of schools, universities, libraries and startups have today launched a campaign calling on the government to extend Australia’s copyright safe harbours.
Make space in your calendars on Friday 9 February 2018 to attend this year's Australian Digital Alliance Copyright Forum - Flexible and Adaptable: the Future of Copyright.
Australia’s educators, cultural institutions, disability organisations and tech sector welcome the Government’s commitment to modernisation of our copyright system and to ensuring fairer access to content for Australians.
The Australian Digital Alliance and the Australian Libraries Copyright Committee are seeking a part-time Copyright Officer to assist their existing senior staff member. The role of the Copyright Officer will be to assist with the running of the two organisations, conduct training programs on copyright for the library and archives community, and contribute to copyright policy development and advocacy in Australia.
Australians with a disability will have some of the strongest rights to access content in the world, thanks to changes to Australia’s copyright laws passed today.
A landmark Bill to end the book famine for Australians with a vision impairment is welcomed by peak copyright body the Australian Digital Alliance (ADA).
What is fair? That was the question that opened this year’s ADA Copyright Forum, setting the tone for a day of discussion of fairness, its practicalities and its opportunities at the National Library of Australia on 24 February.
On Friday 47 organisations from across Australia sent a letter to the Minister for Communications and the Arts supporting the Productivity Commission's recommendation that Australia should adopt a flexible fair use exception.