Disclaimer & Copyright


Deceased persons

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recording or printed material.


The Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse (the Clearinghouse) is a joint project of the Australian Institute of Criminology and the Law, Crime and Community Safety Council. The Clearinghouse is managed by the NSW Department of Justice. Unless otherwise stated, material appearing at this site constitutes the copyright of the Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse jointly on behalf of the State of New South Wales (NSW Department of Justice) and the Commonwealth of Australia (Australian Institute of Criminology).

Use of Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse material

The Clearinghouse supports and encourages the reuse of information on this site. Unless otherwise stated, all material produced by the Clearinghouse and published through this website is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence.

Consistent with the licence, you are free to share, copy, redistribute and make any reasonable adaptions to material on this site, including for commercial purposes, as long as the Clearinghouse is attributed as the owner of the material and changes are identified. The full terms and conditions of the licence can be viewed at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode.

We request attribution as: ‘© Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse. For current information go to www.indigenousjustice.gov.au.’

Examples of materials available from this website which are not licenced under the Creative Commons Licence include artwork, logos and materials published by third parties (see below).

Research Briefs and Current Initiative Papers

Users of this site should note that specific copyright restrictions apply to selected Research Briefs and Current Initiative Papers. To the extent of any inconsistency, the copyright restrictions noted in a particular publication will prevail.

Logos and artwork

Artwork and logos featured on this site, include the Clearinghouse logo which was developed by Garry Jones, are not licenced under the Creative Commons licence and express permission for their use must be sought from the Clearinghouse.

Any logos symbols, logos or trademarks of the State of NSW, or the Commonwealth of Australia, or any Department or agency of the State or Commonwealth, unless incidentally reproduced in using an unaltered document under the Creative Commons licence, are not licenced under the Creative Commons licence and express permission for their use must be sought directly from the relevant copyright holder.

Material by third parties

The Clearinghouse includes full text downloads or current links to free (that is, no cost) resources published by third parties where possible, in order to encourage knowledge sharing and research. The Clearinghouse cannot vouch for the accuracy or completeness of any material contained on this site or through links available at this site, and recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use.

The Clearinghouse is not, and does not assert to be, the copyright owner of resources written or published by third parties which are featured on this site.

To assist users, where practical the Clearinghouse has sought to clearly identify the copyright owner and the specific copyright restrictions that apply to individual resources. Users of this website are encouraged to contact third party copyright holder/s directly to confirm any restrictions which may apply to a particular resource.

The Clearinghouse has sought to only republish (for example through a download) materials produced by third parties on this site where it is permissible to do so under copyright law, or where express permission has been granted to the Clearinghouse by the copyright holder.


If you plan to create a link to this website, please note you must not use the link to provide, or in any way imply, endorsement of your organisation, services or products by the Clearinghouse. You may freely use content from this website but must not pass it off as your own (see our Copyright notice above).


The views contained within resources included as part of the Clearinghouse do not necessarily reflect the policy position of the Australian Government or the New South Wales Government, and inclusion within the Clearinghouse should not be seen as an endorsement of these views.

The Clearinghouse disclaims, to the extent permitted by law, all warranties, representations or endorsements, express or implied, with regard to the information contained on this website. This includes but is not limited to all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

The Clearinghouse does not warrant or accept any liability in relation to the quality, operability or accuracy of the information contained on this website.
This website contains links to other internet sites which contain information collated and presented by government agencies, third-party organisations and individuals. The Clearinghouse does not warrant or represent that linked sites are complete, current, reliable or free from error. The Clearinghouse does not accept responsibility or liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense you might incur as a result of the use of or reliance upon materials in the linked sites.