On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 9:45 AM, David Gerard <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > 2008/11/20 Stephen Bain <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > >> Or lobby the government to have AUSPIC release the official headshots >> that they take of all of them. I remember that someone asked them >> about the pictures years ago but they wouldn't release them >> themselves; it might be better to go to the government instead. >> Failing that yes, the parties do keep headshots of all their people >> for use on the party websites, for example, which would suit us fine. > > > Worth comparing to the US? "All US federal politician official > headshots are public domain, so we can just use them, and there's a > strong preference for the official shot as the main photo. If we can > free up the Australian ones, we can have as good coverage."
It should be pointed out that -everything- produced by the US federal government (but not the state governments) is public domain. Thanks, Pharos > - d. > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaau-l mailing list > Wikimediaaufirstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l > _______________________________________________ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaauemail@example.com https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l