What works are covered?

The formats of works covered include published and manuscript (unpublished) material:

  • literary works: text from books, journals, reports, song lyrics, poems
  • dramatic: text from plays, scripts
  • musical: score for music, written composition
  • artistic works: images, graphics, maps, diagrams, illustrations, figures, cartoons, drawings.

and subject matter other than works:

  • sound recordings
  • films
  • broadcasts.

More detail? See Australian Copyright Council fact sheet an Introduction to Copyright