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© Commonwealth of Australia 2018

This work is copyright. Except where otherwise indicated, you may download, display, print and reproduce the whole or part of this work in unaltered form for your own personal use or, if you are part of an organisation, for internal use within your organisation, but only if you or your organisation:

  1. do not use the copy or reproduction for any commercial purpose; and
  2. retain this copyright notice and all disclaimer notices as part of that copy or reproduction.

Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (for example, “fair dealing”) or this copyright notice, all other rights are reserved.

Commercial and other use

You are not permitted to re-transmit, distribute or commercialise the material without obtaining prior written approval from the Commonwealth.  Any request for written permission must be sent to the Australian Government Department of Health’s (Department of Health) contact details provided below.

You are not permitted to use this site to sell a product or service or to increase traffic to your site for commercial reasons, such as advertising sales.

Linking to this site

You may link to this site at your full expense and responsibility, but permission is restricted to making a link without any alteration of the site's contents. You must not imply that the Australian Government endorses or recommends your site.

Permission is not granted to reproduce, frame or reformat the files, pages, images, information and materials from this site on any other site unless express written permission has been obtained from the Department of Health.

Permission is not granted to use the Commonwealth Coat of Arms and Department of Health logo on any other site. Information about how to obtain permission to use the Commonwealth Coat of Arms can be found on the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet website. Permission to use the Department of Health logo must be obtained from the Department of Health.

The Department of Health reserves the right to prevent linking by giving notice.

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Please send requests for further permission or enquiries to:

Department of Health
Communication and Change Branch
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601

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Last updated: 
18 July 2018