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

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

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

  • the Commonwealth Coat of Arms 
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The details of the relevant licence conditions are available on the Creative Commons Website, as is the full Creative Commons legal code.

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Using the Commonwealth Coat of Arms

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See here.

Use of logos

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