Day Council of NSW ATTN: Webmaster
GPO Box 5341
Sydney NSW 2001

Email enquiries can be directed to the Australia Day Council of NSW Webmaster

No permission is given to use any material identified as being third party copyright outside this permission. Where required by law to do so, it is your responsibility to obtain copyright permission for use of any such third party copyright material.

Trade marks and names

Nothing in these terms gives you a right to use any of the NSW Government's or anyone else's trade names, trade marks, service marks, logos, domain names or other distinctive brand features, including but not limited to any State arms or symbols and the "Australia Day Council of New South Wales" name and logo, which may appear on this website from time to time, without the specific written permission of the ADCNSW.

No tampering

You must not remove any copyright notice, trade mark notice, watermark, or any other technological protection measure or electronic rights management information attached to or embodied in any materials on this website.

Website comments and other content posted by you on this website

Where invited to, you may post content on our website. By posting content on our website, you authorise us to include your content on this website, and to reproduce, publish and communicate your content to the public. You also authorise others to view and reproduce your content for government, personal or non-commercial use.

You must not post content on our website that:

  • is discriminatory, hateful, violent, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, features nudity or is pornographic, profane or indecent or otherwise unlawful;
  • infringes any other person's copyright or other intellectual property rights; or
  • advertises or is otherwise designed to sell a product or service or increase traffic to any other website.


The placement or publication of any web syndication, web feeds or other feeds on or linked to or from this website (such as XML or RSS feeds, podcasts and so on) ("Feeds") are not permitted without our prior written permission.

Feeds to or from this site provided or authorised by the ADC NSW enable you to receive updates from this site. While care is taken to ensure accuracy, the ADC NSW cannot guarantee that information contained in such feeds is correct, current or complete, and recommends that you exercise your own skill and care with respect to use of feeds.

The ADC NSW reserves the right to discontinue or remove any feeds to or from this site at any time and for any reason.


The NSW Government is committed to enhancing the public availability, dissemination and exchange of information. To that end, this website has been established to provide information in relation to Australia Day events and related topics.

This website also provides an entry point to enable you to quickly and easily access NSW Government information on the internet in relation to topics of relevance to New South Wales its residents, visitors and those doing business in New South Wales or Australia.

This website is also intended as an interactive online tool encouraging all Australians to explore and express Australian values.

The site is made available on the basis that the NSW Government does not necessarily agree with, support, sponsor or endorse comments and other content posted by website users on the site. To the extent permitted by law, the NSW Government disclaims any responsibility for any claim, loss, liability or expense caused by or arising in connection with any comment or other content posted by website users on the site.

However, care will be taken to monitor content posted on our site by website users, and content that breaches the terms of this website may be removed as soon as we become aware of the breach.

If you consider any material on the website infringes your copyright, is offensive, upsetting or inappropriate, please let us know via email [email protected] immediately so that we may review the material and assess whether it should be removed.

This website and its content is provided "as is" and "as available". To the extent permitted by applicable law, the Australia Day Council of NSW and the NSW Government:

(a) make no representation as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of the material accessed on and through this site (including the content of feeds and third party material on external linked sites);

(b) accept no liability for any loss or damage suffered (either direct or consequential) as a result of the use of this site, any feeds on this site, or the material accessed on or through this site or the feeds;

(c) do not warrant that the material accessed on or through this site is free of computer viruses or other contamination;

(d) do not warrant that any third party material on external linked sites does not infringe third party intellectual property rights.

The NSW Government cannot guarantee that data transmission and other transactions over the Internet are secure, or that your access to this website will be uninterrupted. Your use of this website is at your sole risk.

Links to other websites

This website has links to other internet sites which contain information collated and presented by government agencies, third-party organisations and individuals.

The linked websites have their own protocols and standards in relation to their sites and the information that appears on those sites. Please familiarise yourself with those protocols and standards as the NSW Government cannot warrant and does not represent that the linked sites are complete, current, reliable and/or free from error. The NSW Government does not accept responsibility or liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense you might incur as a result of the use of or reliance upon the materials which appear at the linked sites.

Bearing in mind the importance of freedom of expression to our democratic society, the NSW Government does not necessarily endorse or support the views, opinions, standards or information expressed at any linked site. Similarly, you should not interpret the absence of a link from this website to any particular third-party site as a criticism or comment by the NSW Government on the provider or content of that site.

The links that appear at this website have been set up as an information source only and with the NSW Government’s desire to promote multiculturalism, tolerance and diversity in our society. Some material that appears on linked sites may cause offence or upset to some visitors. The NSW Government regrets any such offence or upset caused.

Please note that copyright in the materials appearing at websites linked to this website is not necessarily owned by or licensed to the NSW Government. Unless permitted to use materials by applicable law, you must refer to the copyright statement for a linked website before making use of any materials on that website.

Links to this website

Legitimate internet sites have permission to link to this website, provided the following conditions are complied with:

  • Links must be presented in a way that fairly represents our role and this site. They must not embarrass us.
  • The context in which you insert the link must not give your visitors the impression that your site, or your company, is sponsored or endorsed by us.
  • You must not tag, link, frame, reformat or alter files, pages, images, information or materials from this website on any other website.
  • The context of the link must not suggest that we have created any of your content, ie the source of material must be clear, and acknowledgement of this website clearly provided.
  • You must not reproduce any State arms or symbols or any other logos or trade marks appearing on this website without prior written approval.
  • You must not retransmit, distribute or commercialise any of the material on this website.
  • You must not use this site to sell a product or increase traffic to your site.

We reserve the right to remove any links that breach these terms or are otherwise inappropriate.


This website is maintained by the ADCNSW. The ADCNSW does not have any responsibility for the Privacy policies or practices of third-party sites linked to this site.

If you have any questions about this website or the application of this Privacy Policy or a request for access to information held please contact:

Australia Day Council of NSW ATTN: Webmaster
GPO Box 5341
Sydney NSW 2001

Email enquiries can be directed to the Australia Day Council of NSW Webmaster at [email protected]

Users of this website are entitled to expect that any information as a result of that use will be treated within the terms of the NSW Government’s privacy responsibilities and obligations. The NSW Government’s privacy practices are regulated by the New South Wales Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1988.

What information do we collect?

When you look at the pages on this website, our server automatically collects information that identifies, for each page accessed:

The IP (Internet Protocol) address of the machine that has accessed it

Your top-level domain name (IE: .com, .gov, .au, .uk)

The address of your server

The date and time of your visit

The pages accessed and documents downloaded

How do we use the information collected?

The information colleted is used to improve navigation and the site, and for reports that identify usage patterns.

The ADCNSW will not disclose or publish information that identifies individual machines, or potentially identifies sub-groupings of addresses, without consent.

Who has access to this information?

Access to the raw data is restricted to a limited number of individuals at the ADC NSW for the purpose of analysis and to report on the success of the website.

Is the information stored securely?

Yes. Information collected is stored in a secure format and held by the ADCNSW for archival purposes.

What exceptions are there to this rule?

The ADCNSW will gather more extensive information than stated above in the following circumstances:

  • Unauthorised attempts to access files which are not published ADCNSW pages;
  • Unauthorised tampering or interference with files published on this website;
  • Unauthorised attempts to index the contents of this website by other websites;
  • Attempts to intercept messages of users of this website;
  • Communications which are defamatory, abusive, vilify individuals or groups or which give rise to a suspicion that an offence is being committed;
  • Attempts to otherwise compromise the security of the web server, breach the laws of the State of New South Wales or Commonwealth of Australia, or interfere with the enjoyment of this website by other users.

The NSW Government reserves the right to make disclosures to relevant authorities where the use of this website raises a suspicion that an offence is being, or has been committed.

In the event of an investigation, the NSW Government will provide access to data to any law enforcement agency that may exercise a warrant to inspect our logs.

What will we do with information provided as feedback?

The ADCNSW provides feedback facilities to allow users to provide their input into the future development of the site and to comment on the site.

The provision of personal details on feedback forms is optional.

Users may provide personal details for the purpose of receiving a reply to their feedback. This information will only be used for the purpose for which it was provided. Your email address will not be added to any mailing list.

The ADCNSW may publish aggregated information about feedback on the site, to the extent that it does not identify or cannot be used to identify individual users.

Will this policy be updated over time?

Due to the developing nature of privacy principles for online communication, this policy may be modified or expanded in light of new developments or issues that may arise from time to time.

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