Terms of use

The contents of this digital archive are protected by copyright law

The Australian Government supports and encourages the dissemination and exchange of publicly funded information.

This digital archive has been designed to meet the Principles on open public sector information published by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

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Copyright in the material contained in this digital archive resides with the Commonwealth of Australia or various other rights holders.

Apart from any fair dealing or other statutory use permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, the terms and conditions of reuse of the material (excluding images - see below) in this archive are governed by the following:

Commonwealth material

You are free to use materials in which copyright is owned by the Commonwealth of Australia and which is available in the archive under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence (CC BY 3.0). This material is identified by a Creative Commons logo.
You should familiarise yourself with the terms and conditions of the relevant licence by following the link embedded above or in the logo.

Other terms and conditions

Where the material in the archive is owned by a third party, you should contact the copyright owner before making any use of that material outside what is permitted under the Copyright Act 1968.

Use of images

Unless otherwise stated, all images in the publications are copyrighted by their original owners.

Use of the Coat of Arms

The terms under which the Coat of Arms can be used are detailed on the It's an Honour website.

Moral rights

Users should be aware that particular uses of material, even material in which copyright is owned by the Commonwealth, may infringe the moral rights of persons. You should make your own enquiries and seek your own advice regarding the use of the material.

Important notes

The Commonwealth does not accept any liability arising out of or in connection with the use of the archive. You use this archive at your own risk. The Commonwealth expressly disclaims any representation that the use of the archive will not infringe the rights of any person. You must make your own enquiries and satisfy yourself that you have sufficient rights to use the materials in the archive.

We have made reasonable efforts to identify material in which the copyright is owned by a third party and have clearly labelled who they are when identified. We encourage third party copyright owners of material in the archive who are not already identified or who are incorrectly identified to contact us so that we can update the archive accordingly.

Where possible, we have also identified the usage rights associated with the content in this archive. For Commonwealth of Australia copyright material we have attached a Creative Commons licence where appropriate. This is identified on the metadata summary page for relevant publications.

We also encourage third party copyright owners of material in the archive to consider offering the least restrictive Creative Commons licences possible to users of their material in the archive and advising us of their decisions. You can obtain support in choosing a suitable licence from the Australian Governments Open Access and Licencing Framework web site.

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