Creative Commons

What you need to know

Creative Commons (CC) is a freely available copyright tool.  Visit Creative Commons Australia for more info.

  • If you want to use something that has CC licences, you must follow what the author wants.
  • If you want to publish your own work online, you can choose what CC licences (and restrictions) you want to put upon others who want to use your work.

Quick Guide to Creative Commons: Not all images and clips are available for reuse or modification.

Smartcopying. (2017). Quick guide to Creative Commons. Retrieved from