• Copyright and this website

    Images: Images used on this website are licensed separately to text. It is your responsibility to check the copyright status of each image before you use it.

    Text: Unless otherwise noted, the text content on this website is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Australia (CC BY-NC 3.0 AU) license.

    Creative Commons Licence

    You are free to download, display, print and reproduce text content, provided that you attribute the Australian War Memorial and do not use the work for commercial purposes.

    The details of the licence conditions for text content are available on the Creative Commons website at creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/au

    The full legal code for the CC BY-NC 3.0 AU licence is available at creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/au/legalcode

    For permission to reproduce or publish text content in a way not prescribed in this license, or under the fair dealing exceptions of the Australian Copyright Act (1968), please contact the Publications Manager:

    Publications Manager
    Australian War Memorial
    GPO Box 345
    Canberra ACT 2601
    Phone: +61 (02) 6263 6606
    Fax: +61 (02) 6243 4585
    Email: copyright@awm.gov.au

    Third party copyright

    Where copyright is owned by a third party you may need to contact the owner to get permission to reuse the material.

    The Australian War Memorial and the Commons on Flickr

    The Memorial is a member of the Commons on Flickr.

    Images from the Memorial's collection that are part of the commons have No known copyright restrictions, which means that the Memorial is not aware of any current copyright restrictions on this work. This can be because the term of copyright for this work may have expired, or that copyright does not apply to this type of work. Many images with 'no known copyright' are being made available for public download through the Australian War Memorial's pages on the Commons on Flickr.

    The Memorial is participating in the Commons on Flickr to increase public access to its collection and to seek help from the public to identify people, places and events in the images.

    The Memorial does not warrant that the use of the images shared on The Commons will not infringe upon the rights of third parties, as yet unknown, who may own rights to these works. It is your responsibility to determine and satisfy copyright and other use restrictions that may apply to these works.

    It is the policy of the Memorial to charge usage fees for the commercial use of these images. This helps fund ongoing efforts to care for our collection. If you are interested in using these images for a commercial or profit making purpose, please contact us for more information.

    Copyright and Memorial collection material

    The majority of the images that appear on this website, including photographs, works of art and documents, and other material such as film and sound files, are taken from the National Collection of the Australian War Memorial. Much of this material is subject to copyright protection.

    Obtaining permission

    Items from the National Collection usually display a "copyright status". This is a term that gives an indication of whether copyright protection applies to the image, and accordingly whether permission should be sought prior to its use. These terms are listed below:

    Commonwealth of Australia copyright

    This term describes material held in the National Collection, where the copyright protection period is still in force and the copyright owner is the Commonwealth Government.

    This can also include Statutory Authorities and other semi-autonomous government agencies operating under their own Acts. This term does not describe material created by State or local Governments.

    Please see the Commonwealth Copyright Administration page on the Australian Government's Attorney-General's Department website for more information on Commonwealth Copyright.

    A high quality reproduction of this collection item may be purchased from the Australian War Memorial's eSales Unit.  In this case, a user fee may apply to your intended use of the reproduction.  In addition, conditions of use will apply to all high quality reproductions supplied by the eSales Unit.

    Please read our Help: online shop and collection reproduction sales page for details of how to place an order, or, contact the eSales Unit for further advice and assistance:

    eSales Unit
    Australian War Memorial
    GPO Box 345
    Canberra ACT 2600
    Telephone:     
    +61 (02) 6243 4438
    +61 (02) 6243 4542
    Email: esales@awm.gov.au

    Australian War Memorial Copyright

    This term describes material held in the National Collection, where the copyright protection period is still in force and the copyright owner is the Australian War Memorial.

    Unless otherwise noted, the versions of the images made available on this website which are Australian War Memorial copyright are provided under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Australia (CC BY-NC 3.0) license. 

     Creative Commons Licence

    You can see the license at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/au/

    You are free to download, display, print and reproduce these images provided that you attribute the creator, or where the creator is not known, the Australian War Memorial, and do not use the works for commercial purposes.

    For permission to reproduce or publish this image in a way not prescribed in this license, or under the fair dealing exceptions of the Australian Copyright Act (1968), please contact the eSales Unit.

    A high quality reproduction of this collection item may be purchased from the Australian War Memorial's eSales Unit.  In this case, a user fee may apply to your intended use of the reproduction.  In addition, conditions of use will apply to all high quality reproductions supplied by the eSales Unit.

    Please read our Help: online shop and collection reproduction sales page for details of how to place an order, or, contact the eSales Unit for further advice and assistance:

    eSales Unit
    Australian War Memorial
    GPO Box 345
    Canberra ACT 2600
    Telephone:     
    +61 (02) 6243 4438
    +61 (02) 6243 4542
    Email: esales@awm.gov.au

    Australian War Memorial Licensed copyright

    This term describes material held in the National Collection where the copyright protection period is still in force and the copyright owner is an individual, company or other party who has retained their copyright in the material but have licensed the Memorial to use the image for certain prescribed in-house purposes.

    However, these licenses do not allow the Memorial to grant permission to members of the public. Accordingly, if you are seeking permission to reproduce or publish this image in a way not prescribed under the fair dealing exceptions of the Australian Copyright Act (1968) you will need to contact the individual copyright owners.  eSales staff may sometimes, but not always, be able to give you details of the copyright owner.

    Once written permission from the copyright owner has been obtained and a copy supplied to the eSales Unit, a high quality reproduction of this collection item can be purchased.  A user fee may apply to your intended use of the reproduction. In addition, conditions of use will apply to all high quality reproductions supplied by the eSales Unit.

    Please read our Help: online shop and collection reproduction sales page for details of how to place an order, or, contact the eSales Unit for further advice and assistance:

    eSales Unit
    Australian War Memorial
    GPO Box 345
    Canberra ACT 2600
    Telephone:     
    +61 (02) 6243 4438
    +61 (02) 6243 4542
    Email: esales@awm.gov.au

    Unlicensed copyright

    This term describes material held in the National Collection where the copyright protection period is still in force and the copyright owner is an individual, company or other party who has retained their copyright in the material.

    If you are seeking permission to reproduce or publish this image in a way not prescribed under the fair dealing exceptions of the Australian Copyright Act (1968) you will need to contact the individual copyright owners.  eSales staff may sometimes, but not always, be able to give you details of the copyright owner.

    Once written permission from the copyright owner has been obtained and a copy supplied to the eSales Unit, a high quality reproduction of this collection item can be purchased.  A user fee may apply to your intended use of the reproduction. In addition, conditions of use will apply to all high quality reproductions supplied by the eSales Unit.

    Please read our Help: online shop and collection reproduction sales page for details of how to place an order, or, contact the eSales Unit for further advice and assistance:

    eSales Unit
    Australian War Memorial
    GPO Box 345
    Canberra ACT 2600
    Telephone:     
    +61 (02) 6243 4438
    +61 (02) 6243 4542
    Email: esales@awm.gov.au

    Copyright unknown

    This term describes material held in the National Collection where the copyright protection period is still in force and, the copyright owners are unknown. 

    Due to the age of the National Collection, this term applies to a significant amount of material, particularly material dating from the First and Second World Wars.

    If you are seeking permission to reproduce or publish this image in a way not prescribed under the fair dealing exceptions of the Australian Copyright Act (1968) you may not be able to use the work.  Please contact the eSales Unit in the first instance.

    A high quality reproduction of this collection item may be purchased from the Australian War Memorial's eSales Unit.  In this case, a user fee may apply to your intended use of the reproduction. In addition, conditions of use will apply to all high quality reproductions supplied by the eSales Unit.

    Please read our Help: online shop and collection reproduction sales page for details of how to place an order, or, contact the eSales Unit for further advice and assistance:

    eSales Unit
    Australian War Memorial
    GPO Box 345
    Canberra ACT 2600
    Telephone:     
    +61 (02) 6243 4438
    +61 (02) 6243 4542
    Email: esales@awm.gov.au

    Copyright unknown - orphaned work

    This term describes material held in the National Collection where the copyright protection period is still in force and, the copyright owners are unknown and unlikely to ever be determined because the material is extremely old, anonymous, or there is little information on its origin.

    Due to the age of the National Collection, this term applies to a significant amount of material, particularly material dating from the First and Second World Wars.

    For permission to reproduce or publish this image in a way not prescribed under the fair dealing exceptions of the Australian Copyright Act (1968) , please see the Australian Copyright Council's information sheets on finding copyright owners, and orphaned works.

    In some instances, the eSales Unit can supply a high quality reproduction of a collection item with this status.  Please contact the eSales Unit in the first instance.  Requests are treated on a case by case basis.

    Where requests are approved, a high quality reproduction of this collection item may be purchased from the Australian War Memorial's eSales Unit.  In this case, a user fee may apply to your intended use of the reproduction.  In addition, conditions of use will apply to all high quality reproductions supplied by the eSales Unit.

    Please read our Help: online shop and collection reproduction sales page for details of how to place an order, or, contact the eSales Unit for further advice and assistance:

    eSales Unit
    Australian War Memorial
    GPO Box 345
    Canberra ACT 2600
    Telephone:     
    +61 (02) 6243 4438
    +61 (02) 6243 4542
    Email: esales@awm.gov.au

    Copyright expired - public domain

    This term describes material held in the National Collection that is clearly out of the period of copyright protection.  Material that has passed out of the period of copyright protection is known as being in the "public domain" and is free of known copyright restrictions. 

    Public Domain Mark

    There is more information about the Public Domain Mark at http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/

    You do not need permission from the copyright owner to copy this image from the Memorial's web site, or to reproduce it elsewhere.

    A high quality reproduction of this collection item may be purchased from the Australian War Memorial's eSales Unit.  In this case, a user fee may apply to your intended use of the reproduction.  In addition, Conditions of use will apply to all high quality reproductions supplied by the eSales Unit.

    Please read our Help: online shop and collection reproduction sales page for details of how to place an order, or, contact the eSales Unit for further advice and assistance:

    eSales Unit
    Australian War Memorial
    GPO Box 345
    Canberra ACT 2600
    Telephone:
    (02) 6243 4438
    (02) 6243 4542
    Email: esales@awm.gov.au

    Copyright and Memorial publications

    Publications Manager
    Australian War Memorial
    GPO Box 345
    Canberra ACT 2601
    Phone: +61 (02) 6263 6606
    Fax: +61 (02) 6243 4585
    Email: copyright@awm.gov.au

    Copyright and reproduction of images

    eSales Unit
    Australian War Memorial
    GPO Box 345
    Canberra ACT 2601
    Phone: +61 (02) 6243 4542 or +61 (02) 6243 4438
    Fax: +61 (02) 6243 4469
    Email: esales@awm.gov.au