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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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Creative Commons Australia, through its stewardship of the Creative Commons licences in Australia, plays a leading role in enabling copyright to be actively managed to give effect to Open Access initiatives. Since Creative Commons was launched in Australia in 2005, … 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
It’s been a year since YouTube launched its CC video library, and since then, users have added 40 years worth of video under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licence. From 25 July 2012, users can opt for future videos … Continue reading
Join us for a free public seminar at the Australian Catholic University, Melbourne on Friday 15 June 9am – 12noon, where Professor Brian Fitzgerald, Executive Dean, Faculty of Law, Australian Catholic University and the CC Australia team will share their … Continue reading