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Copyright @ Charles Sturt University: Audio/Visual

Charles Sturt University Copyright Guidelines

TV & Radio broadcasts

Australian television and radio broadcast recordings can be used for teaching purposes at Charles Sturt University.

Programs can be:

  • recorded from the broadcast, or
  • downloaded from the broadcaster's website.

Recordings can be:

  • shown in class,
  • recorded as part of a lecture, or
  • uploaded into the DOMS Digital Media Collection to be accessed from Interact2 subject sites.

This activity relies on section 113P Statutory licence held with Screenrights.

Charles Sturt University subscribes to two AV databases under this licence: Informit EduTV and TVNews.

More information: Use of Audiovisual material

Electronic Audiovisual Collections

Charles Sturt University subscribes to a number of video and multimedia collections. Material in these collections can be displayed in class or accessed by students by embedding links in Interact2.  

More information: Videos, Multimedia & News Databases.

Recording lectures

When recording a lecture academic staff may include:

  • Presenter's voice and image
  • Australian television and radio broadcast recordings 
  • Programs downloaded or displayed from Australian broadcasters' websites
  • PowerPoint presentations that include non-Charles Sturt University images, must display the section 113P copyright notice
  • Text and images copied from books, journals and websites (not eBooks or eJournals)

It is unlikely that other material can be copied as part of a recorded lecture because Charles Sturt University does not hold a licence to do so.  If you have any specific questions about material you would like to record, contact Charles Sturt University Copyright.

Further information: Recording Lectures

Images/Artistic Works

Artistic works are defined as a painting, sculpture, drawing (including diagrams, technical drawings, maps, charts, plans) engraving or photograph, any work of artistic craftsmanship.  Images can be copied and communicated if they are in digital format or scanned from print under the section 113 P statutory licence and used in Interact2 if loaded into Digital Object Management System Copyright Collection, conditions apply. 

Images owned by Charles Sturt University, created by academic staff, available under a Creative Commons licence or in the public domain may be used in Interact2. Try Quickly Find Creative Commons Images Using Google online.

More Information:  Artistic Works and Images - use for Teaching

Section 113P Copyright warning notice


Example of legal notice:



This material has been reproduced and communicated to you by or on

behalf of Charles Sturt University in accordance with section 113P of the

   Copyright Act 1968 (Act).

The material in this communication may be subject to copyright under the

Act. Any further reproduction or communication of this material by you may

be the subject of copyright protection under the Act.




If you are preparing slideshows which contain material that has been copied from other sources, please use the Charles Sturt University PowerPoint template which displays the Copyright Notice (see link below).

Please reference all material appropriately.

The Copyright notice should remain as the first slide of the presentation.


Links to legitimate YouTube clips can be embedded in Interact2. Clips can be played in class. 

Charles Sturt University does not hold a licence to copy YouTube clips. 

Music licence

Charles Sturt University holds a current licence with APRA, ARIA, PPCA and AMCOS to use music in certain ways for teaching and Charles Sturt University events.

More information: Music Licence.

Commercial DVD & Music

Commercial DVDs can be shown in class, they can not be copied or communicated online.


Charles Sturt University acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands on which its campuses are located, paying respect to Elders, both past and present, and extend that respect to all First Nations Peoples.Acknowledgement of Country

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