Australia leads in disability access, thanks to copyright changes

Australians with a disability will have some of the strongest rights to access content in the world, thanks to changes to Australia’s copyright laws passed this week. Copyright peak body the Australian Digital Alliance elatedly welcomed the new laws. Executive Officer, Jessica Coates said: “This is a great step forward for all the Australians who […]

Copyright Amendment Bill passes: onwards to Fair Use

Electronic Frontiers Australia – the country’s leading digital rights advocacy organisation –welcomes today’s passage of important updates to Australia’s Copyright Act and calls for urgent progress towards more comprehensive reform that will make Australia’s copyright system fit for purpose in the digital age. The Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill contains a number […]