Learning Coach is an educational website that provides resources for students and teachers in Australia. We are committed to respecting the copyright of others and to ensuring that our users do the same.
What is copyright?
Copyright is a legal right that protects the creators of original works, such as books, articles, music, and art. Copyright gives creators the exclusive right to reproduce, distribute, perform, display, and create derivative works from their work.
Copyright in Australia
Copyright law in Australia is governed by the Copyright Act 1968. The Copyright Act protects works that are original and have been fixed in a material form. This means that the work must be recorded in some way, such as in writing, on a computer, or on film.
Copyright on Learning Coach
All of the content on Learning Coach is protected by copyright. This includes the text, images, videos, and music that we publish on our website.
How to use copyrighted material
If you want to use copyrighted material from Learning Coach, you must first obtain permission from the copyright holder. You can do this by contacting us at [email protected]
In some cases, you may be able to use copyrighted material without permission under the fair dealing provisions of the Copyright Act. Fair dealing allows you to use copyrighted material for certain purposes, such as research, criticism, or news reporting. However, fair dealing is a complex area of law and it is important to seek legal advice if you are unsure whether your use of copyrighted material is fair.
Consequences of copyright infringement
If you infringe copyright, you may be liable to pay damages to the copyright holder. You may also be liable to criminal prosecution.
Educational use of copyrighted material
There are some special provisions in the Copyright Act that allow teachers and students to use copyrighted material for educational purposes. For example, teachers can make copies of copyrighted material for their students to use in class. Students can also make copies of copyrighted material for their own study purposes. However, there are limits to these permissions and it is important to seek legal advice if you are unsure whether your use of copyrighted material is permitted.
We are committed to respecting the copyright of others and to ensuring that our users do the same. If you have any questions about our copyright policy, please contact us.