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Copyright and Disclaimer


© Commonwealth of Australia 2014

This website and its contents including pages, documents, online graphics, audio and video are subject to copyright under the laws of Australia and, through international treaties, other countries. The copyright is owned by the Commonwealth of Australia  (represented by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs) or in the case of some materials, by third parties (third party materials).

 To the best of the knowledge of the Department of Veterans' Affairs, copyright permission has been obtained for any non-Commonwealth material used on this website and its contents.  The Commonwealth will not be responsible for any actions resulting from any errors or omissions contained on this website and its contents.  If you believe there has been an error or omission in any of the material, please contact the Department of Veterans' Affairs at   

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An educational institution, or a body responsible for administering such an institution, may copy and communicate the materials on this website for the educational purposes of the institution, royalty and licence free.    

Other users

You may view the contents of this website and save an electronic copy, download, or print all or part of this website, other than third party materials, for your own personal information, or personal research or study, but only if you:

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  • include the copyright notice "© Commonwealth of Australia (Department of Veterans’ Affairs)" on the copy.

Other uses of the contents of this website, other than those permitted by an exception in the Copyright Act 1968, require permission.


The documents and information that appears on this website have been prepared in good faith on the basis of information available at the date of publication. 

The Department of Veterans' Affairs does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy, reliability, completeness or currency of the information in this website. 

This website does not necessarily represent the Department of Veterans' Affairs final position on any matter.  Readers are responsible for assessing the relevance and accuracy of the content.  The Department of Veterans' Affairs will not be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense incurred or arising by reason of any person using or relying on information in this website. 

Links to other sites are provided for visitors' convenience only.  In some cases, the material may incorporate or summarise views, standards or recommendations of third parties.  Such material is assembled in good faith, but does not necessarily reflect the considered view of the Department of Veterans' Affairs, or indicate any support or endorsement by the Department of Veterans' Affairs.