Copyright is something i rely on the AIPP for as they keep a great up to date forms and is a wealth of information in the subject.
Moral rights in this instance relate to the creator and the right can be summarised as to be attributed for their work, not to have their work falsely attributed and not to have their work treated in a derogatory way. There is a fair amount of interpretation here and precedence as to how the act has been enforced but generally speaking, adhering to these guide lines is also ethical and a responsible attitude to adopt. Photographers Copyright key points also outlined by the Council are as follows.
I personally rely on the AIPP here and use the documents provided on the site to cover me as they pride them selves and are the "governing body" for the modern day photographer. I tend to make all my clients aware and make them understand why the images were taken and under what circumstances they can be used. I have a slightly modified contract from the AIPP that states how, when and for how long the images can be used. alot of my clients have domestic ownership of the images and no commercial rights will be given without prior consent.
Of course with anything of a legal nature there are variations, sub clauses, amendments and particular paths to follow in their implementation. Always reliable legal advice from a professional dedicated to this type of law is highly recommended.
David Clarke is a South East Queensland based Internationally published photographer specialising in the fast paced world of motorsport photography.