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The 2014 Australian Budget papers and associated data released on http://data.gov.au under a CC BY licence. Read more about the history here. Read More »
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has just released its ScienceImage library under a Creative Commons Attribution license. CSIRO has provided permission for anyone to freely use, repost and transform the collection’s 4000+ high definition images and videos.… Read More »
With the version 4.0 international CC licences having recently been released, it is a good time to review what CC has achieved in the 11 years since the version 1.0 CC licences were published on 16 December 2002. In this article published by… Read More »