Postgraduate students, may create or use copyrighted material in the course of their studies and life. Unless teaching, Postgraduate students are not covered under the University Copyright Licences but can copy and reproduce third party copyright material under the "Fair Dealing" provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 or utilise Creative Commons licensed materials.
Learn more about copyright at the Copyright & Copy Wrongs Workshop - see the Graduate Research School's Skills Program for upcoming workshops
Third party material refers to any material for which you do not own the copyright.
To use third party material in your thesis, you need to have permission from the copyright owner, or be able to rely on provisions in the Copyright Act that allow you to use third party material without permission.
You do not need to seek permission if:
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