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Copyright & conditions of use

Copyright & conditions of use

​​​This website contains information, data, documents, pages and images prepared by the Parliament of New South Wales (“the material”). The material is subject to copyright under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), and it is owned by the State of New South Wales through the Parliament of New South Wales (with the exception of any third party material, such as papers tabled in Parliament and written submission to committees where the copyright rests with the author).

General

The Parliament encourages the availability, dissemination and exchange of public information. Unless otherwise indicated, you may copy, distribute, display, download and otherwise deal with the material on this website (apart from any third party material), on the condition that such use is not for the purpose of advertising, satire or ridicule, or to misrepresent members of Parliament, and provided you include the copyright notice “© State of New South Wales through the Parliament of New South Wales”.  You must, however, obtain permission from the Parliament if you wish to charge others for access to the material (other than at cost), or modify the material. To obtain such permission, please use our online contact form.  ​​You may publish the material to another website, however if you publish an entire document, we​ prefer you to make a direct link to this website to ensure that the latest version is always displayed. Material must not be published to another website in a misleading context.


Parliamentary Crest​​

Use of the Parliamentary Crest is permitted only where reproduction of it is incidental to use of publications in accordance with the copyright notice above. The Parliament does not authorise any other use or reproduction of the Parliamentary Crest and other parliamentary symbols and logos without prior written permission.


Third Party Material​

This permission does not extend to copyright in any materials on this website that are owned by others, such as papers tabled in Parliament. In particular, evidence, submissions and other material provided to committees should not be re-published or distributed, even if by the original author, unless first authorised by the relevant committee or House.

Webcast Conditions of Access

Legislative Assembly
This broadcast of proceedings of the Legislative Assembly, including broadcasts of its committees, is made available to provide greater community access to proceedings of the NSW Parliament.
 
Copyright of broadcast material belongs to NSW Parliament and no unauthorised use may be made of that material.
 
The broadcast material is made available on the following conditions:
 
The material shall not be used for:
(i) Political party advertising;
(ii) Election campaigns;
(iii) Satire or ridicule; or
(iv) Commercial sponsorship or commercial advertising.
 
The broadcast is a complete recording of proceedings and while in that complete and unaltered state is protected by parliamentary privilege.
 
Extracts or excerpts of the broadcast are protected if they constitute fair and accurate reports of proceedings.
 
The Parliament of NSW is not liable for loss or damage arising from use of the material or from delays or interruptions in service.

Legislative Council
Broadcasts of proceedings of the Legislative Council, including broadcasts of its committees, are made available to provide greater community access to the Legislative Council.

Copyright of the broadcast material belongs to the Palriament of New South Wales and no unauthorised use may be made of that material.

The Legislative Council makes the broadcast available on the following conditions. 

The material shall not be used for:

i. political party advertising
ii. election campaigns
iii. satire or ridicule, or
iv. commercial sponsorship or commercial advertising.

The television broadcasts are continuous and while in that complete and unaltered state are protected by parliamentary privilege.

Extracts or excerpts of the broadcast are protected if they constitute fair and accurate reports of proceedings.

The Parliament of New South Wales is not liable for any loss or damage arising from use of the material or from delays or interruptions to the service.

Committees
This broadcast of proceedings of a committee of the Parliament of New South Wales is made available to provide greater community access to proceedings of the NSW Parliament.
 
Copyright of broadcast material belongs to NSW Parliament and no unauthorised use may be made of that material.
 
The broadcast material is made available on the following conditions:
 
The material shall not be used for:
(i) Political party advertising;
(ii) Election campaigns;
(iii) Satire or ridicule; or
(iv) Commercial sponsorship or commercial advertising.
 
The broadcast is a complete recording of proceedings and while in that complete and unaltered state is protected by parliamentary privilege.
 
Extracts or excerpts of the broadcast are protected if they constitute fair and accurate reports of proceedings.
 
The Parliament of NSW is not liable for loss or damage arising from use of the material or from delays or interruptions in service.

Official Records of the two Houses and webcast of proceedings​​​

The official records of the proceedings of the two Houses include Hansard, the Legislative Council Minutes of Proceedings, Questions and Answers Paper and Notice Paper, and the Legislative Assembly Votes and Proceedings, Questions and Answers Paper and Business Paper. These official records and webcasts of proceedings are covered by parliamentary privilege. Republication by others is not afforded the same protection and may result in exposure to legal liability if the material is defamatory.

You may copy and make use of excerpts of proceedings where (1) you attribute the Parliament as the source, (2) you assume the risk of liability if the manner of your use is defamatory, (3) you do not use the material for the purpose of advertising, satire or ridicule, or to misrepresent members of Parliament, and (4) your use of the extracts is fair, accurate and not misleading.