Using the discussion boards

The web site contains discussion boards.

It is a condition of your use of the discussion boards that you do not do any of the following:

- restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying any forum;

- post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information or material of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law;

- post or transmit any material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including material which is an invasion of any privacy rights or which is protected by copyright, trademark or any other proprietary right, or any derivative works, without first obtaining permission from the owner or relevant right holder;

- post, transmit or in any way exploit any material of any kind for commercial purposes, or which contains any promotional material or advertising.

The College reserves the right to cooperate fully with any law enforcement authority in any jurisdiction in respect of any lawful direction or request to disclose the identity or other information in respect of anyone posting any materials which violate any applicable or relevant law.

Opinions expressed in the discussion boards

The opinions expressed in the discussion boards are those of the relevant individual and not the College. The College accepts no responsibility for them.

Disclosure and Use of Your Postings

Discussion board postings to this website are not confidential and the College shall not be liable for any use or disclosure thereof.

Links to third party web sites

Links to a third party site are provided for your convenience only. The College is not responsible for and makes no representations concerning the condition and content of the third party site. The link does not indicate, expressly or impliedly, that the College endorses the site. You access the site at your own risk.

You indemnify the College

The College relies on your continued observance of these terms and conditions. Your use of this website and any pages of information linked to this website owned by the College is conditional upon you agreeing to indemnify the College for any loss or damage or costs incurred in connection with any breach of these terms and conditions or any other legal obligation that may occur as a consequence of your use of this website.


Please refer to the College's privacy statement.

Licence and Restrictions on Use

This site is owned, operated and maintained by the College.  Your access to this website is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms, conditions and disclaimers appearing in this website (“Agreement”).  This website is available only for your personal, non-commercial use and you may download materials for such purposes provided all trade marks, copyright and other proprietary notices are left in tact.  You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, republish, post, distribute, transmit, modify in any way all or any part of this website.

Limitation of Liability

Except for warranties that cannot be excluded by statute, the College shall not be liable for damages or any kind, including without limitation, special or consequential damages, arising out of your access to, or inability to access this site or your use of, or reliance upon, this site or the content hereof.  In addition, the College has no duty to update this site or the content hereof and the College shall not be liable for any failure to update this information.  Further, the College is neither responsible nor liable for your use of other websites which you may access via certain links within this site.  These links and other “resources” referenced on this site are provided merely as a public service to users of the World Wide Web and inclusion in your site does not constitute an endorsement by or affiliation with the College.


The College in its sole discretion reserves the right to (1) change these Terms of Use; (2) monitor and remove postings; and (3) discontinue site availability at any time without notice.  If any term, condition or provision of these Terms of Use is determined to be unlawful, invalid or void, or for any reason unenforceable, the validity or enforceability of the remaining terms, conditions and provisions shall not in any way be affected thereby.  These Terms of Use and the Disclaimer constitute the entire agreement between you and the College relating to the subject matter therein.  If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, do not use this website.

Governing law and jurisdiction

This agreement is governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia.

You irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales.

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