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ALCC submission in response to the draft report of the Productivity Commission's Intellectual Property Inquiry

The ALCC is very supportive of the proposed recommendations set out in the Productivity Commission’s draft report into Australia’s IP Framework. In particular, we support the Commission’s recommendations that:

Submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry on Australia's Intellectual Property Arrangements

The ALCC contends that ensuring a healthy public domain and the ability to access and make use of material should be a key goal, not just a side effect of copyright regulation. As such, libraries and archives and the role they play in facilitating public access to copyright material are an essential part of the copyright ecosystem.

Fair Use and Other Copyright Exceptions: An Examination of Fair Dealing, Fair Use and Other Exceptions in the Digital Age

ALCC submission to the Attorney-General's Department in response to the issues paper Fair Use and Other Copyright Exceptions: An Examination of Fair Dealing, Fair Use and Other Exceptions in the Digital Age.

Copyright Law and the Expansion of Fair Use

Joint submission of the ADA and ALCC to the Hon Phillip Ruddock MP, Attorney-General, regarding implementation of AUSFTA and the need to recognise an open ended defence for fair use.

Fair Dealing after the AUSFTA

Joint proposal of the ADA and ALCC to introduce a flexible fair use style provision into Australian copyright law. It aims to provide a legal framework within which Australian citizens are not disadvantaged relative to US citizens in the context of the FTA.

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