Statutory Broadcast Licence

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Statutory Broadcast Licence is set out in Section 113P of the Copyright Act and permits educational institutions to copy and communicate radio and television programs from:

free-to-air radio and television (eg ABC TV and ABC Radio);
• satellite and subscription (pay) radio and television (eg Foxtel); and
• online TV/radio programs from a free to air broadcaster’s website including podcasts and catch up TV provided it has been broadcast by the free to air broadcaster.

Payment is made to Screenrights for the use of radio and television broadcasts under this licence. Screenrights is the declared collecting society that administers the Statutory Broadcast Licence scheme.

See Statutory Broadcast Licence.

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