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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.
Category Archives: Arts and Creativity
A project which has opened up historic video clips of events including the release of Lindy Chamberlain and the introduction of World Series Cricket has been viewed 1.5 million times in the first month. The collaborative initiative between the ARC … Continue reading
From 7 November 2011, all Wired.com staff-produced photos will be released in high-res format on their newly launched public Flickr stream under a CC BY-NC license. And to mark their new licensing policy, they have compiled a gallery of 50 pictures from past Wired stories. Continue reading
A free public seminar on the topic CC for You, and for Government, will be presented by Professor Anne Fitzgerald, Neale Hooper and Cheryl Foong on Friday, 4 November 2011, 9.00am – 3.30pm at National Library of Australia (Theatre at Lower ground floor), Parkes Place, ACT.
We want to make this event meaningful for you. If you have encountered any practical or operational issues in your personal or working environments, please contact Cheryl Foong at email@example.com. We will do our best to accomodate your interests.
For more details, updates and to RSVP, please visit the event page.
Credits—Photo: ‘The National Library of Australia and the Canberra Balloon Festival, March 2011‘ by Grey Nomad Australia, licensed under CC BY 2.0 Generic. Continue reading
The Report of the Government 2.0 Taskforce, released under a CC Attribution 2.5 Australia licence in 2010, has since been translated into Korean.
The translation project began as an inspired effort by a team of CC Korea volunteers.
Once again, our Australian cultural institutions are showing their resourcefulness in making the most of web 2.0 technology to share historical information with the public.