Approval to Use Certain Words or Emblems - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to use the words or emblems of the:

  • Geneva Cross;
  • Red Crescent;
  • Red Cross; or
  • Red Lion and Sun.

Approval is required for use of all emblems, signs, signals, identity cards, insignia and uniforms associated with these words.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval to Use the Words or Emblems - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Defence

Act(s) name

Geneva Conventions Act 1957 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Defence National Switchboard Canberra
Department of Defence

Operating address:
CP3-7-05
Campbell Park Offices
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2600

Phone:

1300 333 362

Phone:

02 6144 9190

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