This website is operated by the Foundation for Young Australians (www.fya.org.au) (FYA).

The information posted on this website is general information only and is not professional advice. You are responsible for checking whether the information on this website is accurate and relevant to you before relying on it.

Website security

While FYA strives to protect the personal information and privacy of users of our website, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you disclose online, you disclose that information at your own risk. If you are concerned about sending your information over the internet, you can contact FYA by telephone on 03 9670 5436 or by post at GPO Box 239, Melbourne Victoria 3001.

Third party websites

Our websites and social media profiles contain links to other websites operated by third parties.  These links are provided for interest only and are not endorsed by FYA. We have no control over these linked websites and are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those websites. The privacy practices of these third parties may differ substantially from our own, we encourage you to read their privacy policy and website terms before using these linked third party websites.

Copyright Notice

Most of the material on this website, including downloads is owned by FYA and is protected by copyright.

Written permission is required and a fee may be payable if you wish to reproduce FYA’s material. The Copyright Agency processes permission requests on our behalf. If you would like to request permission to reproduce FYA’s material, please send a short email to licence.enquiries@copyright.com.au, including all of the following information:

  • Details of the text or images you wish to use (title, author, publisher, year of publication, page number or URL).

  • The portion you want to use (number of words or number of images).

  • How you would like to use it (republish in a book, use in presentation, post on website, post on social media etc.).

  • Distribution or duration details (number of copies or duration in months) – for website posting a minimum of 12 months applies.

The Copyright Agency can also be contacted by telephone on 02 9394 7600 or 1800 066 844 (toll-free phone number – landlines only).

Material published by the FYA Newsroom may be owned by the authors of the material. Requests to reproduce this material should be sent to communications@fya.org.au.

Notice for Schools, Universities and TAFEs

There are provisions within the Copyright Act that allow educational institutions to reproduce copyright material for educational purposes under certain conditions without having to obtain the permission of the copyright owner. This is known as the Statutory Education Licence. More information is available at  https://www.copyright.com.au/licences-permission/educational-licences/

Universities pay an annual fee for the Statutory Education Licence and should report their use of FYA’s materials to the University’s copyright office or copyright manager.

A sample of schools and TAFE institutes are surveyed by the Copyright agency each year to estimate how much is being copied and what is being copied. If and when your institution is surveyed, you should report your use of FYA’s materials to your local copyright manager. More information is available at https://www.smartcopying.edu.au/copyright-guidelines