Public hearing - Canberra, 7 November 2006

Provisions of the Copyright Amendment Bill 2006

Public hearing - Canberra, 7 November 2006

Committee Room 2S3
Parliament House

9.00am – 1.15pm

9.00am – 10.00am

Schedule 6 – fair use exceptions

Ms Kimberlee Weatherall (Submission 54)

Australian Digital Alliance (Submission 50)
Ms Sarah Waladan, Executive Officer

Australian Copyright Council (Submission 22)
Ms Libby Baulch, Executive Officer

Copyright Agency Limited (Submission 29)
Mr Michael Fraser, Chief Executive Officer
Ms Caroline Morgan, General Manager, Corporate Services

10.00am – 10.45am

Schedule 8 – Digital Agenda reforms (use of copyright for educational purposes/educational statutory licences)

Screenrights (Submissions 8 and 15)
Mr Simon Lake, Chief Executive
Dr David Brennan, Copyright Consultant

Copyright Advisory Group to the Schools Resourcing Taskforce of the Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (CAG) (Submissions 8 and 25)
Ms Delia Browne, National Copyright Director
Ms Carolyn Dalton, Legal Adviser

Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee (Submission 58)
Mr John Mullarvey, Chief Executive Officer
Ms Anne Flahvin, Legal Adviser

10.45am – 11.30am

Schedule 12 – Technological Protection Measures

Mr Dale Clapperton and Professor Brian Fitzgerald, Queensland University of Technology(Submissions 42 and 46)

Open Source Industry Australia Limited (Submission 21)
Mr Brendan Scott, Director

Interactive Entertainment Association of Australia (Submission 10)
Mr Chris Hanlon, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Maurice Gonsalves, Partner, Malleson Stephen Jaques, Legal Representative

Apple Computers (Submission 63)
Mr Robert Small, Marketing Director
Mr William Knight, Solictor

11.30am – 12.15pm

Schedules 1 and 2 – Criminal liability provisions

Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (Submission 53)
Mr James Carter, Senior Assistant Director
Ms Julie Taylor, Senior Legal Officer

Ms Kimberlee Weatherall (Submission 54)

Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (Submission 57)
Ms Adrianne Pecotic, Executive Director

12.15pm – 1.15pm

Attorney-General's Department (Submission 69)

Copyright Law Branch
Ms Helen Daniels, Assistant Secretary
Mr Christopher Creswell, Consultant
Mr Peter Treyde, Principal Legal Officer
Ms Kirsti Haipola, A/g Principal Legal Officer
Mr Norman Bowman, Senior Legal Officer
Ms Elena Down, A/g Principal Legal Officer
Mr Sam Ahlin, A/g Principal Legal Officer

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794