The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (the Department) encourages the dissemination and exchange of public sector information provided on this website in an open and reusable basis.

All material presented on the Bioregional Assessments website is provided under a
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Australia licence, with the exception of:

  • the Coat of Arms of the Commonwealth of Australia
  • the Bioregional Assessments logo
  • other materials specifically not provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence.

The details of the relevant licence conditions are available on the Creative Commons website, as is the full legal code for the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Australia licence


Material obtained from this website is to be attributed as:

© Commonwealth of Australia (Bioregional Assessment Program

Where an individual is identified as the author or creator of material on this website, you should attribute that individual as the author or creator in accordance with the moral rights provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). Note that this requirement is in addition to attributing the material to the copyright owner, i.e. the Commonwealth of Australia or a consenting third party (as the case may be).

Third party copyright

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 and you should contact that party directly.

Where material is indicated to be made available by the third party under an open access licence (such as a Creative Commons Attribution licence) you may use the material in accordance with the terms of the relevant licence without first contacting the Department.

The Australian Government collaborators on the Bioregional Assessment Program have made all reasonable efforts to:

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

Use of images

Unless otherwise stated, all images (including background images, icons and illustrations) on the website are copyright of their owners. You must obtain the permission of those owners to use such images.

Use of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms

The terms under which the Commonwealth Coat of Arms can be used are available from the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet website.

Use of the Bioregional Assessments logo

The logo must not be used without the prior, specific, written permission of the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment If you wish to seek permission, please contact us.

No circumvention of terms

You must check and comply with the licensing information for each piece of material that you wish to use. This may require you to contact the Department or the third party copyright owner for permission to use the material. You may also use any material in accordance with rights you may have under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), for example under the fair dealing provisions or statutory licences.

Use of material in a way not permitted by this copyright notice may be an infringement of copyright. Infringing copyright may expose you to legal action by, and liability to, the copyright owner.

Last updated:
3 March 2020