Screenrights Licence - Australian Government


You will need this permit if you are an educational institution and you intend to copy or communicate copyright material for educational purposes. This licence permits certain organisations, institutions and bodies to copy or retransmit content from radio and television for educational purposes or use by staff. There are two types of licences:

  • educational licences: Applies to universities and TAFEs, schools, registered training organisations, and other educational institutions.
  • retransmission licences: Applies to pay television, Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), and mobile phones.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • provide your ABN / ACN
  • provide evidence of being a educational provider or communications institution
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.


Generally this licence is granted for one year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for fee information.

Act(s) name

Copyright Act 1968 AG

Regulation(s) name

Copyright Regulations 1969 AG

Administering agency


Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.



Operating address: Level 1
140 Myrtle Street
New South Wales 2008
Mailing address: PO BOX 853
Broadway, New South Wales 2007
Phone: 02 9904 0133
Fax: 02 9904 0498

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