The Commonwealth of Australia (the Commonwealth) owns the copyright under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) in all information and material produced by the Federal Court of Australia (the Court) except for judgments and information and other material created by the Judges of the Court. The Commonwealth also owns the copyright of all information and material produced by the Australian Competition Tribunal, the Copyright Tribunal of Australia and the Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal (The Tribunals).
The court manages copyright of the information and material on this website and the websites of the Australian Competition Tribunal, the Copyright Tribunal of Australia and the Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal (the website information) under the framework provided by the Australian Government’s Statement of Intellectual Property Principles.
The terms under which the Commonwealth Coat of Arms can be used are detailed on the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet website.
Copyright held by a third party in any website information remains with that party and permission may be required to reuse any such material. The Court has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all third party material is labeled and reproduced on this website with the full consent of the copyright owner.
Otherwise the Court encourages public use and easy access to website information. The Court is progressively reviewing its website information to license it for maximum public reuse under a Creative Commons (CC) licence. When done, the appropriate CC licence icon; licence summary and attribution; and copyright notice will be applied to the relevant website information. Full licence terms and the legal code are available from Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia.
Pending the completion of the review of website information and application of CC licences as above and continuing for website information not available under a CC licence, use may be made of information and material as follows:
Judgments and Decisions
You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form for your personal, non-commercial use or use within your organisation.
Judgments and decisions or excerpts from them can be reproduced or published in unaltered form, provided it is acknowledged that it is a judgment or decision of the Court or Tribunal. Any commentary, head notes or additional information added is clearly attributed to the publisher/organisation and not the Court or Tribunals.
The source from which the judgment was copied (eg. AustLII, etc.) should be acknowledged.
All other material
You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in an unaltered form only for your personal, non-commercial use or use within your organisation.
Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act, all other rights are reserved.
Requests for further authorisation can be sent to the Records Manager.
Updated September 2018