Victorian Genealogy

Finding People and Places in Victoria, Australia.

 


Musicans and Composers

 

WEBSITES


TROVE - MUSIC, SOUND AND VIDEO

To find these using keywords: use the pulldown menu to do a specific search for "Music, Sound and Video".

https://trove.nla.gov.au/


NATIONAL FILM AND SOUND ARCHIVE OF AUSTRALIA

The National Film and Sound Archive is the custodian of over 2.8 million items that they not only collect, but preserve for future generations and share in many diverse ways.

https://www.nfsa.gov.au/

 

INTERNET ARCHIVE

It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain (out of copyright or if the copyright owner has given permission) books. Scanned books are mainly from American, Canadian, European and Indian libraries.

https://archive.org/

 

COPYRIGHT RECORDS

 

OVERVIEW

 

VICTORIA

Under the Copyright Act 1869 the colony of Victoria introduced
legislation enabling authors and artists to copyright their literary, musical and artistic works. The Registrar of Copyrights (Office of Copyright Registry of Victoria) administered the legislation and maintained registers of copyright.

Under the Copyright Act 1869 and successive acts, material published in Victoria was legally required to be deposited with the State Library of Victoria.

 

AUSTRALIA

In 1907 the Commonwealth of Australia took control of enforcing copyright laws.

Under the Copyright Act 1968 material published in Australia was legally required to be deposited with the National Library of Australia.

 

RECORDS

 

NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF AUSTRALIA - COPYRIGHT RECORDS

The following is Fact Sheet 105 from the National Archives of Australia.

https://www.naa.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-05/fs-105-copyright-records.pdf

 

MUSEUM

 

AUSTRALIAN JAZZ MUSEUM

https://www.ajm.org.au/

 

 

 

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