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This webpage tracks developments and provides information about the use of Creative Commons licences by artists, musicians, filmmakers, writers and arts organisations in Australia.
Since launching, there has been widespread uptake of the Creative Commons licences in the creative industries. Whether it's musicians making samples available for others to remix or filmmakers looking to get their films onto screens all around the world, Creative Commons has been used by some creators as a strategic tool in their distribution, collaboration and commerce models.
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Attribution is a core condition in all six Creative Commons licences. A question which we are commonly asked is “How can I properly attribute a CC-licensed work when I use it?” We explain the Attribution requirement in our factsheet (available … Continue reading
In 2010, Australian Research Council Center of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation, ccAustralia and etcc project coordinators Benjamin Reeve, Skye Reeve and Elliott Bledsoe received funding in the inaugural round of the Creative Commons Catalyst Grants. The succesful application … Continue reading
From 7 – 16 December, Creative Commons is celebrating 10 years of the Creative Commons licences, which have enabled the sharing and reuse of roughly half a billion creative, educational, scientific and governmental works. CC Affiliates around the world are … Continue reading
The Landsat 8 satellite, to be launched in early 2013, is expected to be fully operational by May or June of that year. Once it begins capturing images and beaming them back, Geoscience Australia (GA) will publish them online for … Continue reading