This website comprises and contains copyrighted materials and works. Sydney Living Museums respects the rights of artists, creators and copyright holders and every effort has been made to obtain permission to reproduce on this website.

We would be grateful for any information concerning copyright of the images and we will withdraw them immediately on copyright holder’s request, if appropriate.

The content of this website (including, but not limited to, images and text) is © Sydney Living Museums, unless otherwise stated.

No material from this website may be reproduced, broadcast, communicated or copied (other than for purposes of criticism and review; private research and study; and reporting the news, under the fair dealing exemptions as defined in the Australian Copyright Act 1968) without first obtaining permission from Sydney Living Museums.  Please visit our Requesting digital copies page for information on how to obtain permission to use this material.

Please note that many images on this site are not the property of Sydney Living Museums and it is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission from the relevant collection or source, and copyright holder where applicable, before images can be released for use.  Sydney Living Museums will endeavor to provide contact details of copyright holders where possible.

The content of this website (or any part of it) may not be:

  • posted to any other website
  • modified, republished, distributed, reproduced or communicated in any form
  • used for any public performance or display including a transmission over a network
  • reproduced in any form including without limitation, the extraction and/or storage in any retrieval system or inclusion in any other computer program or work (except as is incidental to viewing the SLM website)

Contravention is an infringement of the Australian Copyright Act 1968.

Image reproduction

Low resolution versions of images in our collection are available free of charge; however supply of high resolution images for reproduction or private use need to be ordered and will incur a charge.

Low resolution versions of images in our collection are available free of charge and can be downloaded from our website through the Pictures Collection Catalogue.

Supply of high resolution TIFF files, for reproduction or private use, will incur an administrative charge of $44.00 per image, including GST.  

Please contact to order images.

Standard processing time for image requests is up to 15 working days - urgent requests are subject to staff workload and may incur an additional fee.  Requests to use images from the NSW Police Forensic Photography Archive may require curatorial review and approval, and this process may take up to six weeks.  

Images will be delivered electronically unless otherwise requested.  Postal delivery of image files burned to CD will incur an additional charge of $5.00 (Australia) or $20.00 (international).

Where an image is in copyright and the copyright is not held by Sydney Living Museums, you will be required to obtain permission to reproduce from the copyright holder or their legal representative, and provide written documentation to Sydney Living Museums before an image can be released. We will endeavour to assist with contact details of copyright holders where possible.