Aboriginal Flag copyright case

Title:
Aboriginal Flag copyright case
NFSA ID:
315325
Year:
1997
Courtesy:
Nine Network
Category:
WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following program may contain images and/or audio of deceased persons
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This news story from Nine News in 1997 outlines the copyright case that recognised artist Harold Thomas as the designer, and therefore the copyright owner, of the Australian Aboriginal flag.

Libby Baulch from the Australian Copyright Council explains the impact this will have on the flag's usage.

Hugh Riminton reports the story and veteran newsreader Brian Henderson introduces the story.

This news bulletin was broadcast on the Nine Network on 9 April 1997.

Reporter:
Hugh Riminton
Newsreader:
Brian Henderson