You and South Metropolitan TAFE may be liable for copyright infringement and face severe repercussions if you use materials for which you do not have the copyright owner's permission or the benefit of a licence or exception under the Copyright Act.
For more information, see: ‘Liability of schools, TAFEs institutes and individuals for copyright infringement’.
Ensure you are familiar with South Metropolitan TAFE's Copyright Policy [Staff access only]
NEW Check out the SMT Copyright Permissions request template - to help with seeking third-party permissions [Staff access only]
NEW Check out the SMT Copyright Register template - to help with keeping track of third-party permission requests [Staff access only]
NEW Check out our copyright queries FAQ which we hope will help you. We will continue to add content here.
Are you ready for the copyright audit? A range of sessions are being run to help everyone prepare for the Copyright Survey.
Check the Learning & Development External PD page and internal PD calendar for additional copyright training opportunities and times. There are a number of different copyright sessions running [Staff only access].
This guide provides SM TAFE staff with information on how to comply with copyright requirements when developing your teaching and learning materials, whether it is in print or online.
If you need further assistance, please contact the Library
An easy-to-use copyright tool adapted for Western Australian TAFE staff to help make sense of copyright.
Complying with copyright attribution can be easy -
just follow three steps.
The information in this guide is for your guidance only. It does not constitute legal advice.
We thank Central Regional TAFE for allowing their guide content to be adapted for use in this guide.