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 this website is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence (CC BY 4.0) with the exception of:

  • the Safe Work Australia logo
  • all other logos produced by Safe Work Australia
  • all images and/or photographs
  • all recordings including video and audio
  • content supplied by third parties
  • any material protected by a trademark
  • publications available on the Safe Work Australia website that have their own copyright permissions, such as the model Codes of Practice.


The details of the CC BY 4.0 licence are available on the Creative Commons website, as is the full legal code. You may copy, redistribute, remix, transform and build upon material on this website that is provided under a CC BY 4.0 licence, even for commercial purposes you do so in accordance with the full legal code on the condition that you indicate any changes you have made and include the following attribution in relation to the material used:

© Commonwealth of Austr​alia 2020.

For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the licence conditions. The best way to do this is to link or refer to the CC BY 4.0 licence and legal code or link the symbol below.

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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

Safe Work Australia has made all reasonable efforts to:

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

Wherever 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.


If you want to use material on this website in a way that is beyond the scope of the licence that applies to it, ask us for authorisation. You could infringe our copyright if you use anything on this website in a way that is not permitted by the licence or otherwise allowed under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

Please direct requests for further copyright authorisations to:

The Copyright Officer

Safe Work Australia
GPO Box 641
Canberra ACT 2601

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