Rules of use for the Indigenous ‘Australian Logo’

Indigenous ‘Australian Logo’ calculation criteria as determined at the time of either creation, supply and/or manufacture.

In these Rules a reference to:
A) Indigenous Australian Logo ‘Content’ shall mean ONE (1) of the following:

  1. SINGULAR ORGANIC AND INORGANIC FOODS AND/OR GOODS – PROCURED DIRECTLY FROM THE AUSTRALIAN ENVIRONS (meaning thing raised, grown, fished or obtained directly from either the Australian earth, water and/or air by a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent ) SCORE 100%
  2. FOR MIXED WHOLEFOODS AND PROCESSED FOODS: the percentile score of the leading four (4) ingredients AND any other ingredient (s) as declared by the products ‘Label Name’ that are of Australian Origin and were obtained directly from either the Australian earth, water and or air by a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander decent measured as a percentage of total Weight.
  3. MANUFACTURED GOODS (NOT FOODS): the percentile score of the ‘Number of Different’ input materials procured directly from the natural Australian environ by a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent that are of Australian Origin (NOT MADE) measured as a percentage of the ‘total number of different’ input materials.

Example: Calculation for ‘Content’ of a boomerang / didgeridoo

Indigenous Only
Native paint
Timber collected locally
2/2 x 100 =100%
Collaboration
Shop bought paint
Timber collected locally
1/2 x 100 = 50%
Fake
Overseas Paint
Overseas Timber
0/2 x 100 = 0%

 

 

 

B)  For the Indigenous Australian Logo the term “Owned” shall mean the percentile score of any person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent who has a legal interest in the entity, be that an individual, partnership, firm, or company producing the goods listed with the Australian Logo Company.
Where the entity is a Company that is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) ‘Owned’ shall be the percentile score of ‘Indigenous persons’ who hold a directorship in the Company AND its parent company, if any.
In deciding whether an applicant is an Indigenous person, the Australian Logo Company may require an applicant to clarify or provide further evidence establishing that the applicant is a person of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, identifies as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and is accepted as such in an Indigenous community in which the applicant lives, or comes from or with which the applicant identifies. The applicant may trace his/her descent from a different Indigenous community from the Indigenous community with which they identify or in which they are accepted as Indigenous.

C) Indigenous Australian Made shall mean the percentile score of the ‘number of major different’ manufacturing or manual processes of producing or creating the goods (as the case may be) that is attributable to production or manufacturing in Australia by a person of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent  measured as a percentage of the ‘Total Number of Different’  manufacturing or manual processes of producing or creating the goods (as the case may be).

Example: Calculation for ‘Made’ of a boomerang / didgeridoo

Indigenous Only
Native paint made
Timber collected locally
Hand-painted
Hand carved
4/4 x 100 =100%
Collaboration
Shop-bought paint
Timber bought
Hand-painted
Hand carved
2/4 x 100 = 50%
Fake
Overseas Paint
Overseas Timber
Overseas Hand-painted
Overseas carved
0/4 x 100 = 0%

 

 

 

 

D) Indigenous Australian ‘Packed’ shall mean the percentile score of the physical packing of the goods that has taken place in Australia. (NOT the packaging materials themselves)

E) If in calculating your ‘Indigenous Australian’ logo score you find that the percentage score is greater than a whole number you may use the ‘Safe Harbour’ position of indicating that the amount is > ‘greater than’ or < ‘less than’ the actual whole number shown.

F) Use of representations in association with the logo

No other representations in association with the Indigenous Australian logo are permitted.

GENERAL

the quality of the goods is to be consistently controlled and maintained by procedures appropriate to the nature of the goods, and
use of the trade mark on the goods is not to be in a manner which may mislead or deceive the Australian public or bring the trade mark into disrepute;
and use of the trade mark on the goods is to be in a manner which enhances the standing of the owner and the Trade Mark.