You will require this approval if you intend to use the word 'Anzac' or a word resembling it in a commercial context.
This includes use of the word 'Anzac' in connection with any trade, business and profession or in connection with any entertainment purposes, or as the name or part of a name of any building, institution, private residence, boat, vehicle or charitable or other institution.
You will not require approval for the use of the words 'Anzac Day' in connection with events held on or around 25 April or for the use of the word 'Anzac' in the name of a street, road or park containing or near a memorial to the First or Second World War.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
In submitting your application for approval you must provide an outline of the proposed use of the word 'Anzac', including:
- Background information and general information on your event or initiative;
- Details of partnerships and other organisations involved in the running or staging of your project;
- Financial information regarding how the project is funded and any associated costs, given that the approval is concerned with stopping the use of the word ?Anzac? for commercial gain;
- Intended usage of the word ?Anzac', including in the title or tagline of any event and its usage on merchandise and advertising; and
- Acknowledgement on how the word ?Anzac? will be associated with brands or corporations.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As specified on the approval.
No fees are required.
Approval to Use the Word Anzac - There is no form for this application. Please send an outline of your proposal to the Contact Officer.
Department of Veterans' Affairs
Commemorations and War Graves
Anzac Centenary and Communication
Protection of Word "Anzac" Act 1920 (Australian Government)
Protection of Word 'Anzac' Regulations 1920 (Australian Government)
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