Thursday, February 9, 2012

ALRC Copyright Review

News this week that Professor Jill McKeough, the Dean of Law at the University of Technology, Sydney, has been appointed as the head of the Australian Law Reform Commission review on copyright law. The Australian Copyright Council advise that the review is to examine copyright in the digital environment with a particular focus on exceptions to copyright infringement.

The press release from the ALRC states:

The ALRC expects to receive final Terms of Reference once the Government’s process of stakeholder consultation on the draft Terms is completed by the end of March. The ALRC will publish a regular e-newsletter with news and updates throughout the inquiry and people can subscribe to this newsletter or find further information about the Copyright Inquiry on the ALRC website. The ALRC also uses Twitter to update followers about the ALRC’s work."

Further Reading
Australian Copyright Council,
UTS Dean of Law appointed head of ALRC review into copyright in the digital environment (8 February 2012) < > at 9 February 2012

Australian Law Reform Commission, Professor Jill McKeough appointed as ALRC Commissioner for the Copyright Inquiry (8 February 2012) < > at 9 February 2012

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