Museum Victoria aims to make its material accessible to the public. Museum Victoria also intends to protect its intellectual property and the intellectual property of others.

Copyright in this website is owned by the Museums Board of Victoria trading as Museum Victoria (“Museum Victoria”). This copyright extends to all sub-sites and Museum Victoria's material accessed via Collections Australia Network, Trove, and similar websites as authorised by Museum Victoria from time to time.

Material published on this site (information, text, images, sounds and audio-visual material) is protected by intellectual property law: this includes copyright and moral rights and where applicable, cultural rights.

You may download, display, print and reproduce content owned by Museum Victoria from this website in an unaltered form and with copyright acknowledged for limited personal, educational and non-commercial use in accordance with the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 (Commonwealth).

Apart from the foregoing, unauthorised publication, reproduction, transmission or storage in a retrieval system of any part of or content on this website in any form or by any means is specifically prohibited.

Museum Victoria does not own the copyright in all the material on this website. In some cases copyright belongs to third parties and has been published on this website under a licence agreement: this does not authorise you to copy that material.

If you wish to adapt, publish, distribute or commercialise any material presented on this website you must obtain written permission from Museum Victoria and fees may apply: you may also be required to obtain additional copyright clearances from the copyright owner. For permission to use Museum Victoria’s images, please visit our Image Requests page.

Duration of copyright in materials featured on this website may vary: materials may also carry multiple copyrights. It is your responsibility to obtain written permission from the copyright owners or their agents before reproduction of any work. Failure to do so will constitute an infringement under Australian copyright law.

Copyright is a complex area of law, and you are encouraged to contact the Australian Copyright Council for further information on your rights and responsibilities.

Museum Victoria supports the intellectual property rights of others and every reasonable effort has been made by Museum Victoria to locate, contact and acknowledge copyright owners. Any copyright owner not properly identified and acknowledged on this website should contact Museum Victoria so that corrections can be made.