Changes to the Australian Copyright Act, brought about in late 2006, now permit the transfer of music from one format to another for private copying purposes, subject to certain strict conditions.
As long as:
you may now copy the music from:
Without the appropriate licences, you may not:
In essence, if you own the recording legally you can make copies of that recording for you or your family to listen to.
If you want to do anything else - you need the permission of the copyright owner.
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If you are interested in reading more about these changes, there is an excellent information sheet available from the Australian Copyright Council.
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