New Australian law to provide further protections for copyright owners to block offshore pirate websites

Contact: Angela Flannery and Sarah Butler and Michael Hope, Holding Redlich
Posted Dec 3, 2018

The Australian Senate’s Environment and Communications Legislation Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2018 and is due to report on 26 November 2018. Given there is bipartisan political support for the Bill, which will expand the rights of copyright holders to obtain Federal Court injunctions to block offshore pirate websites, it is expected the Committee will endorse the Bill and that it is likely to become law before the end of 2018.

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