Councils serve their communities by providing diverse facilities and services. Possessing a CopyrightAccess licence gives councils the ability to copy and share third party works to perform routine functions, without delay or risk of copyright infringement. For example:
Business Case: copyright licence solution
For all the above activities, a copyright licence is required if permission from each copyright owner is not obtained. The business case for a council to adopt a copyright licence is strong and has both an organisational and broader societal benifits.
A) Council benefit: an annual copyright licence delivers for Local Government a single cost effective solution for complying with copyright law:
B) Societal benefit: Copyright is a legal construct and a commercial business model for encouraging creativity and cultural output. Respect for copyright is characteristic of a democratic economy and compliance via a collective licensing model benefits all:
Please contact our Commercial Licensing team on 1800 066 844 (toll free within Australia) or 02 9394 7600. You can also email us at