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The material available through the Minister's site has been provided by a variety of Australian Government agencies as well as state, territory and local government bodies and private individuals and organisations. Copyright in the material provided by non-Commonwealth agencies, private individuals or organisations belongs to those agencies, individuals or organisations.

The Commonwealth owns copyright in all materials (including, without limitation, text, images, software, logos and icons, sounds recordings and HTML code) produced for this website by the Department of Communications and the Arts. Unless otherwise noted, all such material created for this website by the Department is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 Australia Licence, with the exception of:

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

You may use any of the material created by the Department for this website as long as it is for non-commercial purposes, provided that you include an attribution of '© Commonwealth of Australia' and you do not alter that material.

The CC BY NC AU license is signified by either one of the graphics shown below:

Creative Commons License or Creative Commons License

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

Using the Commonwealth Coat of Arms

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

Other use

If you do want to use something 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 used anything on this website in a way that’s not permitted or otherwise allowed under the Copyright Act 1968.


Address requests and enquiries concerning further authorisation to:

Assistant Secretary 
Communications Branch 
Department of Communications and the Arts
GPO Box 2154 

media [at] communications.gov.au