The ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society (ADM+S), together with the Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC), have prepared this submission to the National Cultural Policy consultation.
Australian creators struggle to understand copyright law and how to manage it for their own projects. Indeed, a new study has found copyright law can act as a deterrent to creation, rather than an incentive for it.
This study looks at how a sample of Australian creators understand, use and manage copyright law when they want to incorporate copyrighted material into their work. It focuses particularly on creators’ licensing practices and their employment of copyright exceptions (fair dealing).
This report examines the major differences between digital media markets in Australia and the US. The researchers created a list of the most popular media titles over the last five years and checked their availability and price with Australian and American digital content providers over...