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Our Copyright

This website is copyright protected. Except for the temporary copy held in the computer's cache and a single permanent copy for your personal reference, this site may not otherwise be used, copied, reproduced, published, stored in a retrieval system, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means in whole or part (except where such use constitutes fair dealing under the Copyright Act) without the prior written approval from the Great Australian Story.

Author Copyright

Authors submitting content to this site agree that their material is original. Ownership remains with the author but by posting or transferring content to the Great Australian Story, agree for others to view this content and for the Great Australian Story to use it to promote this site including (and without limitation) storing, displaying, reproducing, and distributing which may include broader broadcast, distribution or publication. (Read more about ownership.)

In the case of copyright infringement, that material will be removed and the author's account may be terminated.

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Starting a copyright claim

Be absolutely sure of ownership before sending an infringement notice otherwise you may be liable for a damages claim. If found true, we will forward a copy of the complaint to the Chilling Effects Clearing House for action.

If you receive an infringement notice which you believe is in error, you can file a counter-notice in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA). We will let you know how to do this should a notice be issued against you.

If you are a rights holder and believe that your copyrighted material has been infringed upon by a story contained in this site, please send the following details to us at copyright@greataustralianstory.com.au:

  1. Your name in full to act as an electronic signature as the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf;
  2. The link to or a copy of your original work you are claiming has been infringed;
  3. The link to the infringing story;
  4. Your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email address;
  5. A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the use of the material in the manner asserted is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.


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Privacy is important to us. The Great Australian Story agrees to abide by the relevant provisions of the Australian Privacy Act (1988). We undertake not to sell, give away or divulge in any form whatsoever any private or personal information collected on this website, nor will information collected by this website be made available for direct marketing purposes.

The Great Australian Story website will contain links to other websites, however we are not responsible for any data contained on these sites. If you have any concerns regarding your privacy, it is the responsibility of the individual to check the provisions contained within privacy policies of these websites.


We make no promises or assurances to those who use this site, nor accept responsibility for any inconvenience, damage, injury or financial loss arising from the use of the information contained on this website.

Nor do we make representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information provided in this website. We and its owner, employees, agents and consultants shall have no liability (including liability to any person by reason of negligence or negligent misstatement) for any statements, opinions, information, or matters, express or implied arising out of, contained in or derived from, or any omissions from this website.

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