Under Australian law, copyright exists in all unpublished papers in this collection. Copying and publishing of such material remains subject to copyright restrictions, and written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder.

The Bean family retains copyright over works created by Dr Bean in his capacity as Official War Correspondent. The Memorial would like to thank Mr E.B. Le Couteur and Mrs A.M. Carroll for granting permission to reproduce Dr Bean’s notebooks and diaries in digital form.

The Australian War Memorial owns copyright for the works created by Dr C.E.W. Bean in his capacity as Official Historian.

This collection also includes correspondence to Dr Bean from a variety of individuals, some of whom were writing as officials, some as private citizens. Copyright for the latter is owned by the heirs of those correspondents. The Australian War Memorial has published these letters under the flexible dealing exception, s200AB of the Copyright Act, 1968. This exception has enabled the Memorial to preserve the original collection and provide much wider access to this important set of records on our website.

For all copyright enquiries relating to this collection write to:

Head, Research Centre
Australian War Memorial
GPO Box 345
Canberra ACT 2601

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