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Find out about the terms of use of this website. Information on copyright and trademarks, limitation of liability, warranties, framing, links and downloading information is available here.

Introduction

The Western Australian Government is committed to the accessibility and exchange of information and the processes of public consultation and debate. The challenge for Government is to ensure that we keep pace with the changes and ensure that all people have access to the benefits being presented by the Internet. The State Government's electronic service delivery program is integrated into general government policy. The message is the Internet is for everyone. This website and any linked websites are presented to you in the context of this approach.

Your use of this Department website, including any of the content or materials on it is governed by these terms and conditions. In addition to these terms, there may also be additional terms that govern your use of or access to specific parts or sections of this website in which case those specific terms will apply to your activities at those locations in addition to these terms.

Your use of this site signifies your acknowledgement and acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Copyright and trademarks

Western Australian Government materials; including website pages, documents and online graphics, audio and video, are protected by copyright law. Copyright of Western Australian Government materials resides with the State of Western Australia. Apart from any fair dealing for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review, as permitted under the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced or re-used for any commercial purposes whatsoever without prior written permission of the State of Western Australia.

Currency of information

The material contained in this site includes the date of the most recent modification on the bottom of each page. The functionality and continuance of links are checked at least every six months. The content of linked websites is reviewed at least every six months.

The West Australian Government supports the development of the online community and provides this website to assist in the exchange of information within that community.

Disclaimer

The Department makes this material and services available on the understanding that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use. Changes in circumstances after a document or material is placed on the Departments pages or the information is made available may impact on the accuracy of the information. Before relying on the material in any important matter users should carefully evaluate the accuracy, completeness and relevance of the information for their purposes and should obtain appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

The material at this site may include views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department and the State of Western Australia or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action.

By accessing information at or through this site each user waives and releases the Department, the State of Western Australia, and their respective officers, employees, and agents to the full extent permitted by law from any and all claims (including claims in negligence) relating to the usage of the material made available through the website. In no event shall the Department, the State of Western Australia, or its respective officers, employees or agents be liable for any incident or consequential damages resulting from use of, or reliance on the material.

Downloading

Where this website includes material customised for download by you, it is provided without charge. Although we have made every effort to ensure that the material provided in the download is complete, current, reliable, free from error and virus contamination, we do not warrant or make any representation about the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the information or whether the download has been corrupted or tainted by viruses. We do, however, welcome feedback from you about downloads.

Framing

The information contained in this Website is only to be displayed in full screen format (not framed) unless permission has been obtained from the webmaster. No liability is accepted for any information or services that may appear in any other format.

Limitation of liability

Subject to any responsibilities implied by law that cannot be excluded, neither the Department, the West Australian government, its officers, employees or agents, are liable to you for any loss, damage, claims, liabilities, expenses (including without limitation on legal costs and settlement costs) whatsoever arising out of or attributable to any content services or other material on this website whether in contract, tort (including negligence), statute or otherwise.

If the law implies any condition or warranty liability for breach of which cannot be excluded, liability is where applicable, at the Department's exclusive option to:

  • The supply of the goods and services again
  • The repair of the goods
  • The payment of the cost of having the goods or services resupplied or repaired

Links from this website

This website includes links to other websites operated by other government bodies, non-government organisations and individuals.

These linked sites will have their own terms and conditions of use and you should familiarise yourself with these. Linked websites are provided as part of the government's commitment to online initiatives. Neither this site nor the West Australian government makes any warranty or representation about any linked sites nor can any responsibility or liability be accepted for any loss or damage which may arise as a result of accessing or using any material which may appear at a linked site.

Links to other websites are provided for your assistance but do not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship of the practices, views or information contained at any linked site. In the same manner, the absence of a link from this website to any other website should not be treated as an absence of endorsement or support for the operator or content of that website.

If you wish to request a link from this website to your website, you should contact the webmaster.

Links to this website

As a general principle, the West Australian Government encourages links to its websites, however it reserves the right to bar links in the event that they are provided in a manner which is incompatible with the workings of a democratic, diverse and tolerant community or if it considers, in its absolute discretion, that any link is inappropriate.

Warranties

We make every effort to ensure that all material on this website is free from error. However, we do not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any material on this web site. All information is subject to change without notice. Before relying on or acting on material in this website you should seek independent advice. We do not guarantee that material on this site or any linked site will be free from viruses or that access to this site will be uninterrupted.