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The Boomerang Tick - Label of Authenticity certification was established by the National Indigenous Arts Advocacy Association (NIAAA) to protect Indigenous people's rights, culture, cultural respect, protocol and values through the promotion and protection of Indigenous arts and crafts.

The Boomerang Tick - Label of Authenticity certification enables people to easily identify products and performances as authentic works of Indigenous Australians and will help educate consumers about the diversity of traditional and contemporary Indigenous artistic expression, art and stories. Any Indigenous Australian who meets the standards set by the attached certification rules may apply for certification entitling that person to use the Label of Authenticity in relation to their works and to reap the benefits of the certification system.

All applications must b made in the form attached to the certification rules and be accompanied by:

  • the Application fee
  • an ATSIC Confirmation of Aboriginality of Torres Strait Islander Descent Form or Label of Authenticity Confirmation of Aboriginality or Torres Strait Islander Form or other evidence that the application is an Indigenous person; and
  • be supplemented by any further documents or information that NIAAA or its Approved Certifies may reasonable require in order to decide whether or not the applicant is an Indigenous Person.
Certification rules: 
772566.pdf PDF in PDF format [4.55 MB]