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1. Unless otherwise noted, copyright in the content of this website is owned by the Commonwealth of Australia, represented by the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.

2. Content of this website is licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia licence with the exception of:

  • The Commonwealth Coat of Arms;
  • Australian Customs and Border Protection logos, emblems and trademarks; and
  • Content supplied by third parties (as identified).

3. To view a copy of this licence, visit Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia.

4. In essence, you are free to copy, communicate and adapt the content of this Website, as long as you attribute the work to any named original author and distribute any derivative work (i.e. new work based on this work) only under this licence and abide by the other licence terms.

5. If you wish to use a copyright work contained on this website that is licensed for re-use under a Creative Commons licence, the terms of that licence require you to attribute the work in the manner specified by any named original author when you publish, distribute or otherwise disseminate to the public, either the work itself or any adaptation of the work or any collection containing the work. In these circumstances, you are expected to attribute the licensed copyright works to any named original author in the manner set out below:

“This [work/product/application/etc.] uses data sourced from [name of original author]’s [insert name of work] which is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia licence”.

5. Notwithstanding the licence terms, no attribution of authorship to the Commonwealth of Australia is required.

6. There is an explicit ‘non-endorsement statement’ (i.e. a licensee is not entitled to suggest in any way, by words or by conduct, that the Commonwealth of Australia endorses the licensee or the licensee’s use of the work) in clause 4C(f) of the Creative Commons Legal Code, Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia licence.

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8. Whenever a third party holds copyright in material presented on this website, the copyright remains with that party. Their permission may be required to use the material. The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service has made all reasonable efforts to:

  • clearly label and attribute material where the copyright is owned by a third party; and
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