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  • third party material.

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When using material from our website you have to:

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  • identify where you have made any changes to the information or material.

You cannot assert (claim) or imply that there is any connection, sponsorship or endorsement between you, your products and services or your use of the information or material and us.

Our website provides a range of templates. Employers and employees can download and use these templates for personal use or use within their organisation. These templates do not need to be attributed to us.

If you are a commercial organisation using these templates for your own profit you must attribute the templates to us by including the statement ‘© Fair Work Ombudsman’.

A breach of this creative commons licence may terminate the licence and breach copyright laws.

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