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Helping Australians share and reuse creative works
Helping Australians share and reuse creative works

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Creative Commons Australia partners with Australasian Open Access Strategy Group

I am delighted to announce that Creative Commons Australia has formed an ongoing affiliation and partnership with the Australasian Open Access Strategy Group (AOASG). Over the past year, the AOASG has changed its focus and its name from being purely…
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We are hiring! We are looking for a data scientist to work on an exciting series of projects around the impact of open publishing. Applications close 15 June 2016. The QUT Digital Media Research Centre and Faculty of Law are hiring a postdoc in Data and…
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This recent US case brought by the creator of a CC licensed photograph against the publisher of an atlas which used that photograph on the cover confirms that CC licenses are enforceable and that that the court will read the flexibility built into the…
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Creative Commons is well known and our licences are widely used. The 2014 State of the Commons report provides an overview of the wealth of resources that are available under a Creative Commons licence. In 2015 it is anticipated that over 1 Billion works…
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The National Copyright Unit (NCU), with help from the Australian Government Open Access and Licensing Framework (AusGOAL), has produced an Open Educational Resources (OER) Toolkit for Teachers, Curriculum and eLearning Developers. The Toolkit can be found…
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This week is International Open Access Week.
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The launch of MUSEUM VICTORIA COLLECTIONS portal has opened up public access to the Museum’s collection records and images. “As well as providing lots of information, there are more than 150,000 images on the site. Over 80,000 were taken by our own MV…
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A recent news piece from ABC Australia highlights the legal troubles people can get into when reusing images found on the web. Photographers can take legal action against infringers of their works, from social media users to large commercial enterprises.…
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The FAIR COOKING FOR COPYRIGHT campaign raises extremely important issues for the preservation and sharing of cultural heritage in an engaging and democratic way typical of libraries. The FAIR campaign points out the treasure trove of cultural heritage…
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On Saturday, 20 June, Carina State School, a primary school in Brisbane, Queensland, held its first carnival in 16 years, and it also set a new standard for Australian schools by being an exemplar Creative Commons Community. The school held an amazing…
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