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Supporting a creative Australia by promoting the benefit of copyright for the common good

The Australian Copyright Council is an independent, non-profit organisation. Founded in 1968, we represent the peak bodies for professional artists and content creators working in Australia’s creative industries and Australia’s major copyright collecting societies.

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National Seminar Series

Our 2015 National Seminar Series kicks off in Canberra this March, followed by Brisbane in May and continuing to Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide throughout the year.  Registrations are now open along with early bird specials and a range of discounts for full day packages and related books. More information on sessions, packages and booking information is now available

What's New


The first edition of Interactive Games & Copyright is now in stock. The games industry is quickly becoming one of the biggest, most dynamic and interesting of all the copyright industries. This practical guide is aimed at games developers and publishers. Follow this link to purchase your copy now


The new edition of Advertising, Communications & Copyright is now available. This book is a must for advertising and digital agencies, graphic and industrial designers, copywriters, stock photography houses, as well as marketing and communications professionals. It covers the fundamentals of copyright as well as issues regarding new communications platforms such as social media and user generated content. Purchase now from our online store


Digital technology has changed the way photographs are created and used. It has also made it more important than ever for photographers to understand the basics of copyright. Our new edition of Photographers & Copyright provides a practical guide as well as tips on how to protect your images in the digital environment. It is a must read for professional and amateur photographers. Purchase now