Copyright Notice

The information and other material available from the Murdoch University web site comes from a number of sources including staff and students at the University, third parties who have given permission for use of their material, and material copied under statutory and other licences. Accordingly that information and material (i.e. all of the content on the page from which you navigated to this notice, and other pages containing a link to this notice) is protected by copyright.

Except as permitted by the Copyright Act 1968 or specific licensing regimes such as Creative Commons, no part of it may in any form or by any electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or any other means be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or be broadcast or transmitted without the prior permission of the publisher, Murdoch University.

More information on copyright matters can be found at the Copyright site.

Notification of infringing material

The Copyright Coordinator is Murdoch University's Designated Representative for the purpose of receiving notifications from third parties in relation to content transmitted, cached, hosted, or referred to on any Murdoch University web site or network.

ContactHelen Balfour
University Copyright Coordinator
For Murdoch staff and student enquiries or support requestsMurdoch Support Request
For all other

If you are a copyright owner (which can be an exclusive licensee), or their agent, and if you believe that a work is available on any Murdoch University website or network in such a way that constitutes an infringement of copyright, or a breach of an agreed licence or contract, you can notify us using the Takedown Notice, or in writing.

Your notification must include:

  • information reasonably sufficient to enable us to identify the copyrighted work that is the subject of the claimed infringement or, if multiple copyrighted works are involved, a representative list of such works;
  • information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate and access such material;
  • information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
  • an indication of whether you are the owner of the content, or if you are acting on their behalf (details of all parties must be supplied including the relationship between them);
  • an indication of the law, licence, or contract that you claim is being transgressed.


Murdoch University uses reasonable endeavours to ensure the information on this website is current and accurate. To the extent permitted by law, the University makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness or currency of the information within this and other websites owned or operated by Murdoch, and the use of the website and any information contained on the site is at your own risk.

The University reserves the right to alter its course offerings, policies, and procedures whenever the need arises, and to vary them at any time without notice and recommends that any user of the website should check with a member of our staff for updates and further information.

To confirm that the information on this site is up-to-date, please contact the appropriate area of the University:

Please note that the information on this site has been prepared in accordance with Australian law and may not comply with the laws of other countries. If you access this site from outside Australia, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.

External sites

Murdoch University's websites provide links to other sites not associated with the University. Such links are not endorsements of any information, products, or services available from or promoted by such sites, and no information offered by external sites has been endorsed or approved by Murdoch University.

External content feeds

Murdoch University's websites may contain information sourced from third party blogs, collaboration systems and social media platforms as live feed content. As the University does not moderate such blogs, systems and platforms it does not take responsibility for that content, which must adhere to the terms of use of the relevant blog, system or platform.

Reserved Rights

With respect to the University's obligations under the Broadcasting Services Amendment (Online Services) Act, 1999, the University reserves the right to block access to, or to alter, or remove any content, or information within that content, from computers on the Murdoch University Network, should that content be the subject of a Take-Down Notice from the  Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). The University will endeavour to liaise with the Web Administrator responsible for the Server to ensure that appropriate action is taken in the required timeframe.

The University reserves the right to monitor all use of its computer systems and communication networks through authorised Systems Administrators. This includes monitoring files retrieved from Servers, or uploaded to Servers, when excessive traffic is reported via the Communications network traffic accounting system for the Murdoch University Network.