Terms of Use

The information submitted on this site will be managed by the Department of Health throughout the consultation process. This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.

Privacy and confidentiality

Where you are asked for personal information via the online consultation form, this information will only be used for the purpose of conducting the consultation exercise, and will not be used for any other purpose without your permission. On individual consultations, you may be offered the option to keep your response confidential. If your submission is published online, you will be given the option of withholding your personal details.

No personally identifiable information is stored within cookies used by this website. No attempt will be made to identify anonymous users unless legally compelled to do so, such as in the event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider's log files. See our full privacy statement.


This online response site is being hosted by an external company on behalf of the Department of Health. We undertake to maintain the accuracy of the information on this site but cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage which may occur from use of the information.

The material on this website may include the views or recommendations of third parties and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.

The Australian Government Department of Health cannot guarantee and assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, currency, completeness or interpretation of the information on this website.

This website may contain links to other sites. The Australian Government is not responsible for the privacy practices of any third parties nor are they responsible for the material contained in a website that is linked to this site. See our full disclaimer.


Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights are to be sent to the Online Services and External Relations Branch, Department of Health, GPO Box 9848, Canberra ACT 2601, or via e-mail to copyright@health.gov.au. See our full copyright notice.