This campaign is managed by Electronic Frontiers Australia and the Australian Digital Alliance.

Promoting and protecting digital rights in Australia since 1994.

Australia’s peak body representing copyright users and innovators in a digital world.
Follow this campaign on Twitter: @faircopyrightoz

Media and other enquiries can be emailed to: fairuse [AT]

Urgent media enquires can be directed to:

  • Jon Lawrence, EFA Executive Officer on 0414 669 787 (best to text first)
  • Jessica Coates, ADA Executive Officer on 02 6262 1118


Media Releases

22nd May 2017: Wikipedia Flies Flag for Fair Copyright [PDF]


The volunteer editing community of Australian Wikipedians has decided to display to Australians accessing English language Wikipedia articles a series of banners that will help raise awareness of the vital need for copyright reform in Australia. The landing page to which these banners link includes a link to this website. These banners will be displayed for a number of weeks starting on 22nd May 2017. For more, please see this article on the Wikimedia blog.
Choice logo
Choice is the leading consumer advocacy group in Australia.
Linux Australia logo
Linux Australia is the peak body for Open Source communities in Australia.
DRW logo
Digital Rights Watch.

Do Gooder is an Australian-based provider of online campaigning tools.

Media Mentions

23rd May – Business Insider: Wikipedia says Australians ‘break the law everyday’ on copyright and has launched a reform campaign

23rd May 2017 – itWire: Wikipedia begins campaign for fair use copyright exceptions

22nd May 2017 – International Business Times: Wikipedia calls for Fair Use provision in Australia

22nd May 2017 – Innovation Aus: Wikipedia fights new copyright war

22nd May 2017 – Startup Daily: Wikipedia wades into Australian Copyright Debate Calling for Fair Use

22nd May 2017 – Wikipedia calls for Fair Use provision for content as Australian copyright debate drags on

22nd May 2017 – Gizmodo: Wikipedia Is Joining The Fight To Update Australia’s Fair Use Laws

22nd May 2017 – ABC Radio Melbourne: If you share memes or forward emails, you’re probably breaking Australia’s current copyright law

22nd May 2017 – The Saturday Paper: ‘Fake refugees’ and fair use

21st May 2017 – Sydney Morning Herald: Fair Use: Wikipedia targets Australians in bid to change the law