Category Archives: Oz stuff

on behalf of the book buyers of oz

Ages ago I posted about a debate that was happening in Oz on the issue of the parallel importation of books. Basically this is legislation that gives an Australian-based publisher 30 days to print an Oz version (hence the different … Continue reading

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the great australian book debate

In 2008, the Australian Government announced its Productivity Commission would be undertaking a review of the provisions of our Copyright Act which restrict the parallel importation of books to Australia. This has caused significant debate in our little literary pond … Continue reading

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