Australia: Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Act 2015

June 27, 2015

Australia: The Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Act 2015 received Royal Assent on June 26, 2015, and came into force on June 27, 2015.

It amends the Copyright Act 1968 to allow copyright owners to apply to the Federal Court of Australia for an injunction requiring carriage service providers to disable access to an online location outside Australia, which infringes or facilitates the infringement of copyright.