Please read this copyright notice regarding content on this website.

This website and its contents are subject to copyright under the laws of Australia and through international treaties. The copyright in this website is owned by Deakin University. Third parties own the copyright in some materials incorporated within this website.

You may view this website and its contents using your web browser and save an electronic copy, or print out a copy, of parts of this website solely for your own information, personal research or study, providing that you include ‘© Deakin University' on the copy.

You must not otherwise copy or share any part of this website for any other purpose except as expressly permitted under your local copyright laws or with Deakin University's prior consent. For permission to reproduce content on this website please send your request to

Copyright complaints and take-down notices

If you have identified a use of copyright material on the Deakin University IT network that may constitute a copyright infringement or a breach of agreed licence or contract, please notify us using the Copyright infringement take-down notice form. This form may be used by all complainants whether external or internal to the university.

Upon submission, this notice will be sent to the Deakin University designated representative for receiving complaints regarding the use of copyright material on the Deakin University IT network. Complaints will be dealt with in accordance with the Copyright Procedure.

If you are unable to use this form, or if you do not wish to submit your copyright infringement claim via this form, you may post or email your claim to the Deakin University designated representative for take-down notices, the Copyright Manager.

Copyright Manager
Postal address:
Deakin University
Locked Bag 20000
Geelong, Victoria 3220

Staff within the university who have received a complaint about the use of copyright material on the Deakin University IT network must promptly forward the details of the complaint to the above designated representative for further action.

Copyright infringement take-down notice form

Rights and permissions for Deakin material

If you require permission to copy, communicate or modify content produced or published by Deakin, please contact the Copyright Manager with:

  • a description of the material you wish to use (including citation, publication information or relevant URL for where you've sourced the content)
  • a description of how you intend to use the material
  • where and how the finished product will be made available to your intended audience
  • the deadline for when you require permission.

Copyright Manager
Email the Copyright Manager

Postal address
Deakin University
221 Burwood Hwy
Burwood, Victoria 3125

Copyright website

The library's Copyright website provides user-friendly basics, research and teaching considerations, as well as help finding copyright-free resources. The website will help you make better decisions about using and creating material for your study, research or teaching.

Visit the copyright website