Copyright Statement

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The State of New South Wales, acting through the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, supports and encourages the reuse of its publicly funded information, and endorses the use of the Australian Governments Open Access and Licensing Framework (AusGOAL).

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Linking policy

Links to the NSW Government website

We welcome links from your site to this website. If you plan to create a link, please follow these guidelines:

  • Links to the NSW Government website should preferably be to the homepage or other high level page. Linking to other pages may pose some risk, as the page to which you link may move or become unavailable.
  • The correct name for the site is ‘NSW Government’.
  • The NSW Government logo is subject to copyright and may only be used by permission. It cannot be used for web linking purposes. (See our Copyright notice).
  • The NSW Government website should be opened in a new window and not within a frame of your own branding.
  • You must not use the link to provide, or in any way imply, endorsement by the NSW Government, of your organisation, services or products.
  • You must not pass off content from our site as your own. This includes copying or re-using parts of the site (see our Copyright notice above).

Links from the NSW Government website

The NSW Government website is gateway to information and services relevant to NSW and its residents. The site enables you to quickly and easily access this information.

This website does link to other websites. These links are restricted to: 

  • State, federal and local Government agencies, organisations and individuals.
  • Australian and NSW industry and professional organisations
  • Australian and NSW community, not for profit and advocacy organisations
  • Commercial organisations working on NSW Government programs 

The Department of Premier and Cabinet reserves the right to determine the placement of any listing and to include, exclude or withdraw a website link at its discretion. We will not participate in link exchange arrangements with third party commercial websites.

The Department of Premier and Cabinet does not accept responsibility or liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense that might occur as a result of the use of or reliance upon, materials which appear at the linked sites (see our Disclaimer).