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North Metropolitan TAFE Library: Copyright Essentials

Department copyright contact


For Department copyright/IP support and workshops, contact:

Naomi Stallard
Program Officer – Intellectual Property and Copyright
Training Sector Services
Department of Training and Workforce Development
T: 08 6212 9789 | E:

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Department copyright and IP guides

Safe harbour information

Safe Harbour Scheme

WA TAFE colleges are now part of the Safe Harbour Scheme under the Copyright Act 1968. The National Copyright Unit has provided more information in the link below.
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Upcoming free copyright webinars

Upcoming webinars

Term 2, 2024 lunchtime copyright webinars

Copyright Advisor

An easy-to-use copyright tool adapted for Western Australian TAFE staff to help make sense of copyright. 

Disability access exceptions

Disability access exceptions 

There are now two disability copying exceptions available to assist people with a disability. To find out more, see  'Disability Access Exceptions' from

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WA TAFE Screenrights & Broadcast Licence Summary

Copyright – Doing it Right

Learn about copyright at your own pace. This online learning module is easy to use and specially tailored to help VET practitioners interpret the copyright rules when developing learning resources.

Topics include:

  • copyright infringement and how to avoid it
  • copyright clearance made easy, including free templates
  • using online videos and music
  • free resources
  • safely relying on statutory licences
  • correct attributions.

Smartcopying links


Produced by the National Copyright Unit, Smartcopying is the official guide to copyright issues for Australian schools and TAFE. Some useful links include:

Other useful copyright links

Other links