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North Metropolitan TAFE Library: Copyright Essentials

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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COVID-19 Outbreak - Remote & online learning

COVID-19 copyright issues & resources from the NCU

See links below. 

New! Copyright Advisor

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

Copyright – Doing it Right

Copyright – Doing it Right is an easy-to-use online module specially tailored to help VET practitioners interpret the rules relating to copyright when developing learning resources.

Topics include:

  • copyright infringement and how to avoid it
  • copyright clearance made easy, including free templates
  • using YouTube and iTunes
  • free resources
  • the 10 per cent rule
  • correct attributions.

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. 

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:

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:


Other useful copyright links

Other links