Copyright is a collection of rights intended to provide copyright owners with protection for their own material while allowing others to access it for legitimate public good. Copyright is a form of intellectual property that protects a variety of literary, artistic, musical and dramatic works. Copyright does not protect ideas, however the form or the expression of the idea is protected.
Guides for students
Guides for staff
- Implications of recent changes to the Copyright Act
- Copyright for staff - quick guide
- Copying Audio Visual Material
- Music (PDF 90 KB)
This website provides general information for staff and students of the University of Newcastle. Information on this site should not be regarded as legal advice. For clarification of copyright issues please consult the University of Newcastle's Policy Library or contact the University's Copyright Advisor