In Australia, the Copyright Act 1968 gives exclusive rights to copyright owners. These include the right:
- to reproduce the work in material form
- to publish the work
- to perform the work in public
- to communicate the work to the public
- to make an adaptation of the work
- to do any of these acts in relation to an adaptation of the work.
Infringement of copyright occurs if you use copyright work in any of these ways without the permission of the copyright owner.
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