Copyright Agency Ltd
Copyright Agency Ltd (CAL) is an Australian company incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001 for the purpose of providing institutions—especially educational institutions the use of copyright material, in print or electronic form.
- publishing a notice in the Commonwealth Government Gazette (universities, TAFE institutes, full-time primary and secondary schools, pre-schools and kindergartens are exempt from this requirement); and
- Completing the Statutory Educational license notice and returning to CAL; and
- Entering into a CAL Educational license by completing the agreement and returning to CAL.
An annual fee is payable by participating educational institutions based on estimated usage of copyright material, usually determined by student numbers.
CAL centrally manages the reproduction rights of thousands of authors, journalists, surveyors, photographers, visual artistsm and publishers. Membership of CAL is free to all Australian copyright owners.
CAL collects the copying fees, deducts its administrative expenses, and distributes the balance annually to copyright owners based on the results of copying surveys.
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