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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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Holiday Period Closure

We are closing for the holiday period from 25 December 2014 and will re-open on 5 January 2015. Thank you to everyone who has supported our work during 2014. Watch this space for our 2015 Seminar program and new book titles. We wish you a safe and happy holiday.

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 Historians & Copyright is now available for purchase. This book outlines the general law of copyright in Australia and addresses some specific questions relating to the copyright problems of historians. This practical guide considers copyright from the perspective of historians as owners of copyright and discuss issues such as publishing contracts.


Photographers & Copyright and Advertising, Communications & Copyright are due for release before Christmas, so stay tuned. In the meantime, we still have discounted copies of several titles, such as Current Issues 2009 and User Generated Content (2010). Please click here to visit our shopsite to purchase. But hurry, stocks are limited!