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The Commonwealth owns the copyright in all material produced by this department. All content presented on this website is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia with the exception of:

  • the Commonwealth Coat of Arms
  • the and this Department's logo, and
  • content supplied by third parties.

The Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia conditions are available on the Creative Commons website, as is the full legal code for the CC BY 3.0 AU licence.


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Unless otherwise stated, all images (including background images, icons and illustrations) on are copyrighted by their original owners. does not permit the display of pages from this site within frames on another site.

Third party copyright

Wherever a third party holds copyright in material presented on this website, the copyright remains with that party. Their permission may be required to use the material.

This Department has made all reasonable efforts to:

  • clearly label material where the copyright is owned by a third party, and
  • ensure that the copyright owner has consented to this material being presented on this website.

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