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Page last updated: 22 April 2024

Commonwealth of Australia 2024

This work is copyright (unless otherwise indicated). The material contained on this website is copyright Commonwealth of Australia. It is intended for your general use and information and provided on the basis that the Australian Government is not providing professional advice on a particular matter.

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You may download, store in cache, display, print and copy a single copy or part of a single copy of information or material from this site only for your personal, non-commercial use and only in an unaltered form.


Permission is given for fair dealing with this material including for the purposes of private study and research and may be reproduced as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968. (A copy of the Act is available at the Federal Register of Legislation the legal information retrieval system owned by the Australian Attorney General's Department, at All other rights are reserved.

Any permitted reproduction made must acknowledge the Commonwealth as the source of any selected passage, extract, diagram or other information or material reproduced. Any reproduction made of the information or material must include a copy of the original copyright and disclaimer notices as set out here.

Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction rights should be directed to the Communications Branch, Department of Health and Aged Care via:


GPO Box 9848
ACT 2601

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You are not permitted to re-transmit, distribute or commercialise the material without obtaining prior written approval from the Commonwealth. For written permission to use the information or material from this site, please contact the Department of Health and Aged Care enquiries at: You may not use this website to sell a product or service, or to increase traffic to your website for commercial reasons, such as advertising sales.

Linking to this site

You may link to this site, but permission is restricted to making a link without any alteration of the site's contents. 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 and Aged Care.

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