On Thursday 13 August the Minister for Communications, Cyber Safety and the Arts, the Hon Paul Fletcher MP, announced copyright changes to better support online access to content. Minister Fletcher announced:
- Updates to the education
- Updates to the library and archives exceptions
- A fair dealing exception for non-commercial quotation
- A limited liability scheme for use of orphan works
- Updates to the government statutory licensing scheme.
Some information about the proposed changes is available on the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications website. This page will be updated when more information is available.