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Copyright and disclaimer

Copyright and trademarks are important parts of our website. You should keep them in mind when using our website.

Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health Ltd (“Burnet Institute”) owns all the material we produce. You should attribute material you get from this website as Burnet.

Third party copyright

The copyright held by a third party to material on our website stays with that third party. We might need their permission to use the material.

We have made all reasonable efforts to:

  • label clearly the material where the copyright is owned by a third party;
  • ensure we have the consent of the copyright owner to use this material on our website.


The Burnet Institute owns registered trademarks to its name and pending trademarks to the “reach for the many” logo and word marks found on our website.  These trademarks (registered or pending) must not be used without the prior, specific, written permission from the Burnet Institute. If you wish to use our logo and/or word marks please contact Burnet Institute’s Commercialisation, Innovation and Industry Partnerships team via email at


Conditions of use

By using this website you accept the following conditions:

  • the Burnet Institute accepts no responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of any of the information contained on or accessed through this website and makes no representations about its suitability for any particular purpose;
  • to the extent permitted by law, the Burnet Institute excludes all liability for loss or damage arising from the use of, or reliance on, the information contained on or accessed through this website whether or not caused by any negligence on the part of the Burnet Institute or its agents.
  • we make every effort to ensure that links on this site are kept up-to-date. The currency of the links is dependent upon the owners of those sites letting us know of any changes. If you find a link that does not work, please contact us by email at

You assume all risks associated with use of the web site, including:

  • risk of your computer, software or data being damaged by any virus which might be transmitted or activated via the website or your access to it; or
  • the risk that the content of this website and linked web sites complies with the laws of any country outside Australia.