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Creative Commons provides copyright licences to facilitate sharing and reuse of creative content. Learn more about our licences or the CC AU team.


Find free materials to use in class and use Creative Commons licenses to share your learning resources.

Government and public sector information

Creative Commons helps to unlock information created by the public sector.

CC and the Arts

Creative Commons can help you share your creative material with the world, on terms you choose.

Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Helping public institutions to maximise the use of the cultural and information resources.


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Use a Creative Commons licence to tell others how they can legally share your work.

The free CC licences help you share your knowledge and creativity with the world. Licensing a work is as simple as choosing from our six licenses and placing a notice on your work.

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Find material that you can use for free

When you find a work that has been released under a Creative Commons licence, you are always free to share, copy, and redistribute it in any medium or format. This permission cannot be taken away, as long as you follow the license terms.

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