It’s incredible important to have a copyright notice on your website to let users know what they can and can’t do with your content. Many clients need a low cost solution to have this notice written up to avoid the high cost of employing a lawyer.

There are some great low cost tools online that can generate one from you but we think this simple one from the Australian Copyright Agency is a great start.

© [name of rightsholder or rightsholders] [publication year]: e.g. © XYZ Press and contributors 2014

[date of terms of use]

Except as permitted by the copyright law applicable to you, you may not reproduce or communicate any of the content on this website, including files downloadable from this website, without the permission of the copyright owner.

The Australian Copyright Act allows certain uses of content from the internet without the copyright owner’s permission. This includes uses by educational institutions and by Commonwealth and State governments, provided fair compensation is paid. For more information, see and

The owners of copyright in the content on this website may receive compensation for the use of their content by educational institutions and governments, including from licensing schemes managed by Copyright Agency.

We may change these terms of use from time to time. Check before re-using any content from this website.