Copyright and image reproduction


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 contact: Rights & Permissions Officer:

For all commercial uses of this material, including but not limited to publications, products and websites, permission to reproduce must be obtained. Fees for supplying photographic materials for commercial and personal use and for reproduction of images may apply.

See Image reproduction for further information, application forms and price lists.

Where copyright permission to reproduce is required, Sydney Living Museums will endeavour to supply contact details wherever possible. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission from the copyright holder or their agent before a reproduction of any work or any other content is made, or this will constitute an infringement of copyright.

Please note that many images on this site are not the property of Sydney Living Museums and permission to reproduce must be obtained from the relevant collection or source, and copyright holder where applicable.

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.

Copyright contact:

For all enquiries, please contact in the first instance:
Project Officer – Rights & Permissions
Sydney Living Museums
The Mint
10 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
F +61 2 8239 2376


Image reproduction

Sydney Living Museums offers for reproduction a selection of images of its house museums, historic sites and collections.

Where a work is in copyright, the user is required to obtain permission to reproduce from the copyright holder or their legal representative, and provide a copy of the permission to Sydney Living Museums before an image can be released. We will endeavour to assist with contact details where possible.

Publications, multimedia and products

Sydney Living Museums can supply high resolution digital images for reproduction:

  • in printed materials (including books, journals, magazines),
  • in electronic formats (including television and film productions),
  • and for products (including calendars, greeting cards).

To order photographic materials for reproduction please complete and return the Permission to reproduce application form: Publications and Multimedia.

Please refer to: Photographic sales reproduction fees for material costs and reproduction and publication fees. Please note: concession rates are available for educational and scholarly uses, and in certain instances fees may be reduced or waived at the discretion of Sydney Living Museums. Fees will be quoted upon receipt of an application.

Images will be delivered electronically unless otherwise requested.  Images burnt to CD and delivered by post will incur delivery charges.

Research and study

Low resolution images of Sydney Living Museums collections for private research, reference and study purposes or for presentations, are made available free of charge. Images can be downloaded from the website via the Pictures Collection Catalogue.

To obtain high resolution images for private use, please complete and return the Order Form: Digital Scans for Personal Use. High resolution images incur a supply fee of $44 (incl GST).

For other images, please contact:

Further information

To order images:

Please complete the appropriate form and send to:

Image Sales


For all copyright enquiries:

Please read our copyright notice and/or please contact:

Rights & Permissions


Image reproduction forms

Photographic sales reproduction fees
SLM order form digital scans for personal use
SLM permission to reproduce application form