Chapter Leads

 Delia Browne, National Copyright Unit (NCU): Lead for Education, CC Board Member

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Delia is the National Copyright director of the National Copyright Unit (NCU) to Copyright Advisory Group, COAG Education Council. NCU provide specialist copyright advice to the Australia School and TAFE sector- see Smartcopying. NCU provide advice and training on CC and Open Education Resources to the education sector. Delia is a highly respected copyright lawyer and active advocate of OER in Australia and internationally and is currently leading the advocacy on behalf of the Australian Education sector in copyright law reform. She is one of the co- drafters of the Cape Town Declaration on OER and co- founder and President of Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU) a disruptive open education initiative. NCU currently runs the successful Copyright of Educators (Australia) in P2PU/Creative Commons School of Open.

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Associate Professor, Nicolas Suzor, QUT: Lead for Legal, Private & Creative Sectors, GLAM

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Image: Sebastiaan ter Burg CC BY

Nicolas is a Principal Research Fellow and Associate Professor in the Law School at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. He researches and teaches on issues at the intersection of law, society, and technology. His research examines the peer economy, the governance of social networks and other online intermediaries, and emerging commons-based models for the production of cultural goods.

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Jessica Stevens, PhD student, Queensland University of Technology: Global Network Council Representative

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Image: Jessica Stevens

Jessica is a PhD Candidate in the Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Research Program at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Her research focuses on open access to knowledge, open publishing models, open education resources, sustainable development and human flourishing. She holds Bachelor degrees in Law and Arts (Journalism) from Griffith University, and a Masters of Law from QUT. Jessica is an advocate for Open Access and Open Education and has been a member of the Creative Commons Community since 2015.

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Current Australian Chapter Leads

Other Current Leads and Members

Institutional Members

Australasian Open Access Strategy Group

Australian Digital Alliance

Australian Libraries Copyright Committee

Curtin University Library

National Copyright Unit

Queensland University of Technology

State Library of Queensland

Universities Australia

CC Certificate Australian Graduates

The Creative Commons Certificate recognizes expertise in open licensing. Open licensing strengthens our collective work, building a more equitable, accessible, and innovative world through open knowledge and culture.

Completion of the CC Certificate course shows a deep level of understanding of open licensing copyright works in the Education and Library sectors.

Australian Certificate graduates who have provided their contact details welcome questions about their course experience and how they use CC licences in their organisations. Certificate graduates are not authorised to represent or speak on behalf of Creative Commons. If you have an inquiry for CC Australia, please email the Creative Commons Australia team: [email protected].

Library Track

Kylie Burgess University of New England

Samantha Elkington-Dent University of the Sunshine Coast

Katya Henry Queensland University of Technology

Franco (Frank) Ponte RMIT University

Nerida Quatermass Queensland University of Technology

Education Track

Susannah Bell Swinburne University of Technology

Amanda Bellenger Curtin University

Emelie Johnson Swinburne University of Technology

Watch for updates as the Creative Commons Australian chapter grows.