You are welcome to copy and re-use material from the Library’s collections provided you meet the requirements of the Australian Copyright Act 1968 and any special requirements that may apply to material that is rare, unique or culturally sensitive.

Information on copyright provided by the Library does not constitute legal advice. If in doubt, seek legal advice before copying a work.

Rights and our rare and unique collections

Find out how we balance copyright law with donors’ rights

Copyright basics

Read about the basics of copyright law and how they apply in libraries

Gaining permission

Learn about obtaining permission for copying and publishing

Publishing copies

Find out what you need to do to publish an item from our rare and unique collections