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Subject to the provisions within this Copyright Notice, the Commonwealth owns the copyright in all material presented on this website. All material presented on this website is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0 AU) licence, with the exception of:

  • the Commonwealth Coat of Arms
  • any Commonwealth department or agency logos
  • content supplied by third parties
  • content otherwise labelled

The details of the relevant licence conditions are available on the Creative Commons website, as is the full legal code for the CC BY 3.0 licence.


Use of Commonwealth material under a Creative Commons BY Attribution 3.0 Australia licence requires you to attribute the work (but not in any way that suggests that the Commonwealth endorses you or your use of the work). Provided you have not modified or transformed Commonwealth material in any way including, for example, by changing text; calculating percentage changes; graphing or charting data; or deriving new statistics from published Commonwealth statistics – then the Commonwealth prefers the following attribution: Source: The Commonwealth of Australia

Derivative material

If you have modified or transformed Commonwealth material, or derived new material from those of the Commonwealth in any way, then the Commonwealth prefers the following attribution: Based on Commonwealth data

Third party copyright

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

Using the Commonwealth Coat of Arms

The terms of use for the Coat of Arms are available from the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet website.

Contact us

Requests for further information should be directed to: Copyright Coordinator Department of Finance One Canberra Avenue FORREST ACT 2603 AUSTRALIA Email: publications [at] finance.gov.au

Linking to this website

The following conditions need to be met when linking to this website:

  1. Commonwealth content must not be framed within your site or be displayed in a way that misrepresents the ownership of the content; and
  2. use of any material from this website will be subject to the restrictions, copyright, creative commons and disclaimers appearing on this website. You must not:
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    2. use this website solely for commercial practices;
    3. alter any of this website’s contents; or
    4. provide a link to this website from a site that is not in the public interest.

The Commonwealth reserves the right, solely at its discretion, to request the removal of your link at any time.