The Commonwealth owns copyright in all materials (including, without limitation, text, images, software, logos and icons, sounds recordings and HTML code) produced by this department. Unless otherwise noted, all material on this website is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 3.0 Australia licence, with the exception of:

  • the Commonwealth Coat of Arms
  • this review's logo
  • any material protected by a trademark
  • images, photographs and cinematograph film.

You may use any of the material on this website (other than images, photographs and cinematograph film) as long as it is for non-commercial purposes, provided that you include an attribution of '© Commonwealth of Australia 2012' and you do not alter the material.

The CC BY NC AU license is signified by the graphic shown below:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Australia licence

You can access to the details of the licence conditions on the Creative Commons website using the links above.


Images, photographs and cinematograph film

Using the Commonwealth Coat of Arms

The terms of use for the Coat of Arms are available from the It's an Honour website.

Other use

The use of any material on this website in a way not permitted or otherwise allowed under the Copyright Act 1968, may be an infringement of copyright. Where you wish to use the material on this in a way that is beyond the scope of the terms of use that apply to it, you must lodge a request for further authorisation with the department.


Please address requests and enquiries concerning further authorisation to:

Consumer Access Branch
Department of Communications
GPO Box 2154