The Commonwealth of Australia owns the copyright in this website ( and all material on this website that is created by Safe Work Australia.

All material on our website is under a under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence (CC BY 4.0), except for:

  • the Safe Work Australia logo
  • other logos produced by Safe Work Australia
  • any images and photographs
  • any videos and audio recordings
  • content supplied by third parties
  • any content protected by a trademark
  • publications on our website that have their own copyright permissions, such as the model Codes of Practice    

Using content from this website

You can use CC BY 4.0–licensed content from our website, even for commercial purposes. You can copy, redistribute, remix, transform and build on it.

However, if you use our content, you must show any changes you made and attribute authorship by including  this statement: © Commonwealth of Australia. You must also comply with all other terms of the CC BY 4.0 licence.

If you reuse or distribute our content, you must make the licence conditions clear. The best way to do this is to link or refer to the CC BY 4.0 licence or you could include the CC BY licence button.

Creative Commons License

In using Safe Work Australia’s material, you may not, in any way, suggest that Safe Work Australia endorses you or your work.

Third party copyright

We make all reasonable efforts to label third party content and gain the owner’s consent to publish it.

The copyright for this content stays with the owner. You should contact them to ask permission to use their content.

Asking to use copyrighted content

You must ask us for permission to use content in a way that is beyond the scope of its licence conditions. You could infringe our copyright if you use anything on our website in a way that is not permitted by the licence or otherwise allowed under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

Contact details

Please email us with requests and enquiries about permission.

Or you can write to:

Copyright Officer

Safe Work Australia
GPO Box 641
Canberra ACT 2601

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