creative commons

CCI Director's News - April 2012

Publication date: 
3 April 2012

Welcome to our first CCI newsletter for 2012. The Centre has been quick out of the blocks to start the year, with many publications out, a number of events already held, and plenty more to come. It’s shaping up as an even busier year than 2011, itself a truly impressive year of achievement, as showcased in the recently released CCI Annual Report (available at )

The CCI narrative: research for a creative Australia

Publication date: 
24 August 2011

Essentially, the story of the CCI has been to give substance to the link between creative industries and innovation, to explore its implications for our core academic discipline fields and several policy domains and, working with industry and community, to assist in its application in practical circumstances. In short, it has sought to mainstream innovation in and through the creative industries for policy consideration, deepen it for academic engagement, and apply it for industry and community benefit.

Remix My Lit - literary mash-ups

Amy Barker, Elliot Bledsoe, Cate Kennedy and Amra Pajalic
Date Posted: 
13 November 2008

Radio National's Bookshow interviews CCI researchers and writers associated with CCI's Remix My Lit project.

Remixing is a word that is often more associated with music than the literary domain. But it's been said that there are really only seven storylines and that every story has already been told. So does that mean that all stories are cover versions?

Creating value: between commerce and commons conference papers

Publication date: 
26 June 2008
conference paper

The following papers, from the Creating Value Conference (hosted by CCI, 25 - 27 June 2008, Brisbane), have been peer reviewed as per HERDC Category E1 specifications.

'Follow your bliss' or 'show me the money'? Career orientations, career management competence and career success
Author: Ruth Bridgstock

Unlocking the potential through Creative Commons: an industry engagement and action agenda

Publication date: 
15 July 2007

This report evaluates and responds to the outcomes of CCau Industry Forum, a research-focused industry engagement event held in November 2006. The event was organised by the CCi Creative Commons Clinic and Creative Commons and Open Content Licensing research projects in response to the Digital Content Action Agenda published by the Department of Communications, IT and the Arts (see link below).

The role of open content licences in building open content communities: creative commons, GFDL and other licences

Publication date: 
8 February 2007

This article seeks to highlight the unique and fundamental interaction between the legal notion of providing permission to reproduce or communicate copyright content (copyright licensing) and the building of open user generated online communities such as ccMixter and Flickr. As much of the information and content that is found in online communities – especially text, images, music and film – is subject to copyright, it can only be reproduced or communicated to the public with the permission of the copyright owner.

Open content licensing: cultivating the Creative Commons

Publication date: 
1 January 2005

Published by the Sydney University Press, this book draws on papers presented at the QUT conference of the same name, which took place in January, 2005. It provides a snapshot of the thoughts of over 30 Australian and international experts on topics surrounding the international Creative Commons movement, from the landmark Eldred v Ashcroft copyright term decision to the legalities of digital sampling in a remix world.

Uses of multimedia: books and book chapters 2007

Publication date: 
1 January 2007


Hartley, J., editor and author (2007) Creative Industries. Translated into Chinese. Beijing: Tsinghua University Press.

Book chapters

Hartley, J. (2007) ‘“Reality” and the plebiscite’, in Kristina Riegert (ed.), Politicotainment: Television’s take on the real. New York: Peter Lang, pp. 21-58.

Hartley, J. (2007) ‘From creative industries to creative economy: flying like a well-thrown bird?’ [in Chinese], in J. Hartley (ed.) Creative Industries. Beijing: Tsinghua University Press, pp. 5-18.