Copyright Notice

Information about copyright on the content of the TIS National website

Copyright Notice

Copyright on the content on this site

© Commonwealth of Australia 2022.

The Department of Home Affairs (the Department) encourages the dissemination and exchange of information provided on this Website. 

The Commonwealth of Australia owns the copyright in all material produced by the Department.

All material presented on this Website is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) 3.0 Australia licence, with the exception of:

  • the Commonwealth Coat of Arms – terms of use are available here
  • the Department’s logos 
  • materials specifically not provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence
  • content supplied by third parties.

Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) 3.0 Australia Licence is a standard form licence agreement that allows you to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt this publication provided that you attribute the work.

The details of the relevant licence conditions are available at Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia, as is the full Creative Commons legal code.


Material obtained from this Website is to be attributed to the Department as the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs.

Third party copyright

The copyright held by a third party to material on our website stays with that third party. You must seek their permission to use or reproduce the material.

The Department has made all reasonable efforts to:

  • clearly label material where the copyright is owned by a third party
  • ensure that the copyright owner has consented to this material being presented on this Website.

Use of logos

The Department of Home Affairs’ logo and the TIS National logo must not be used without the prior, specific, written permission of the Commonwealth of Australia. If you wish to seek permission, please contact the Department.

For all enquiries about copyright and use of our logos, please email the Communications and Media Branch:

For all other enquiries, contact us