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If we give you consent to publish any information or materials from the Site (other than maps from the Portal), you must include the following attribution in that publication:
“Spatial data have been provided by the Healthy Liveable Cities Group, Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University with funding support provided through the Australian Prevention Partnership Centre, NESP Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub and NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Healthy, Liveable Communities. Any publications utilising the data are not necessarily the view of or endorsed by RMIT University or the Healthy Liveable Cities Group. RMIT excludes all liability for any reliance on the data.”
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