This supplementary submission is made to the Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts in regards Australia’s lending rights schemes. This short submission clarifies comments made about public and educational lending rights at the hearing on 13 November 2020, including the importance of supplementing the existing lending to cover Australian ebooks and audiobooks collected and loaned by Australia’s libraries.
Supplementary Submission: Public, Educational and Digital Lending Rights
Australian Library and Information Association; Australian Society of Authors
Deakin, ACT: Australian Library and Information Association