Copyright Compliance Policy


This Policy sets out the University's position on the use of Third Party Material and associated copyright compliance requirements. As copyright infringements may result in civil or criminal action against the University and / or the individual responsible for the infringement, copyright compliance is each individual's responsibility.

RMO File No. 2019/6968
Policy custodian Chief Operating Officer
Responsible policy officer Coordinator, Copyright & Open Access
Endorsed by Vice-Chancellors Executive on 15 July 2020
Approved by Policy Custodian on 29 July 2020
Related Policies IT Acceptable Use and Security Policy

Intellectual Property Policy

Code of Conduct

Student Misconduct Rules

Legal Compliance Policy

Procedure for Actioning Copyright Infringement Allegations and Take-Down Notices

Procedure for Using Third Party Material for Teaching Purposes

Related legislation Copyright Act 1968 (Cth)
Superceded Policies Copyright Compliance Policy 2016
Effective from 29 July 2020
Review Date 28 July 2023
Contact for queries about the policy Coordinator, Copyright & Open Access (phone 8313 3706 or email or see University's Copyright Website:

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