The Commonwealth of Australia owns copyright of everything we have created on this website. Unless the contrary intention appears, the material on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution – 4.0 International licence, with the exception of:

  • the Commonwealth Coat of Arms;
  • this Department’s logo;
  • any third party material;
  • any material protected by a trademark; and
  • any images and/or photographs.

More information on this CC BY licence is set out at the creative commons website: Enquiries about this licence and any use of any material on this website can be sent to:

Use of all or part of any material on this website must include the following attribution:

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The terms under which the Commonwealth Coat of Arms can be used are set out on the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s website:

If you want to use material on this website in a way that is beyond the scope of the terms of use that apply to it, ask us for authorisation. You could infringe our copyright if you use anything on this website in a way that’s not permitted or otherwise allowed under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). Please address requests and enquiries concerning further authorisation to:

The Copyright Officer
Department of Employment
Location code: C12MT1-LEGAL
GPO Box 9880
Canberra ACT 2601

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