Western Sydney University Website

All material on Western Sydney University web site is subject to copyright under the Australian Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

1. Material on the University's website may be copied under the COPYRIGHT ACT 1968 - SECT 40 Fair dealing for purpose of research or study if:

It is used for the purposes of research or study,

  • It is a reasonable portion of the material
  • Is appropriately attributed.

2. Material on the University's website may be copied under the COPYRIGHT ACT 1968 - SECT 41  Fair dealing for purpose of criticism or review if it:

  • Is appropriately attributed.

3. For other Material on the University web site apart from the above, may not be reproduced, redistributed or modified for other purposes without prior written permission of Western Sydney University.

Please email your permission request to, which must include:

  • Your name,
  • Contact details,
  • Purpose of your request and,
  • Identify sections of the web site you wish to use.


Report copyright infringement on the University’s network

It is the policy of Western Sydney University to respond quickly to notifications of copyright infringement regarding your material on its network.

If you have identified a use of copyright material on the Western Sydney University network that may constitute a copyright infringement of your work, please contact the Designated Representative (Copyright) who is the University’s designated representative for receiving takedown notices and complaints regarding the possible use of infringing or unlicensed copyright material by one of the methods below:

Please note:

  • All information will be dealt with in a confidential and timely manner.
  • Upon receipt of your copyright infringement notification, the University will act expeditiously to remove or disable access to the infringing copyright material specified in your notice.
  • University staff and  students who have received a complaint about the use of copyright material on Western Sydney University's network must promptly forward the details of the complaint to the above designated representative (Copyright) for further action.