Copyright Information for Parishes

Copyright Information for Parishes

Guidelines to assist Parishes to comply with Copyright Law

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This resource is a guide to issues relating to copyright written for the benefit of people preparing liturgies in the Archdiocese of Perth. It is only a summary of complex legal issues and should not be regarded as a definitive statement of the legal position. Copyright law is amended from time to time, and changes may need to be made in future in response to changes in the law. The information is presented as a sequence of questions and answers.

Helpful Links

Australian Copyright Council – Religious Organizations & Copyright [Information Sheet]

Australian Catholic Bishops Conference  – Liturgy & Copyright Information 

 International Commission on English in the Liturgy – ICEL

Liturgy BrisbaneCopyright Portal