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The material presented on this site is provided by the Office of Fair and Safe Work Queensland (OFSWQ) and WorkCover Queensland (WorkCover) for general information purposes only, and neither purports, nor is intended, to be legal or other advice on any particular matter. The material is provided solely on the basis that users will take responsibility for verifying the accuracy, currency and completeness of all relevant representations, statements and information. No user should act on the basis of any matter contained in this publication without considering and, if necessary, taking appropriate professional advice upon his or her own particular circumstances.

Although the information herein has been derived from sources believed to be reliable, OFSWQ and WorkCover make no representations, express or implied, as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information. OFSWQ and WorkCover do not accept liability to any person for the information provided on this site or for any injury, loss or damage incurred by the use of or reliance on the information.

OFSWQ and WorkCover do not sponsor, endorse or necessarily approve of any material on sites linked from or to this site. OFSWQ and WorkCover make no representations, express or implied, as to the accuracy, currency or completeness of any material on sites linked to or from this site.

Users should note that the electronic versions of legislation (including endnotes) on this site are not recognised as the official or authorised version of legislation. Any references contained in this site to the law or legislation are summaries which may not be accurate, current, or complete. The information and data on this site is subject to change without notice. WorkCover Queensland accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user's computer system, software or data occurring in connection with this site. OFSWQ and WorkCover make no representations, express or implied, that the material presented on this site is free of infection by computer viruses or other contamination.

Social media disclaimer

The opinions and/or views expressed on the Queensland Government (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) and WorkCover social media platforms, including, but not limited to, our blogs, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages, represent the thoughts of individual bloggers and online communities, and not those necessarily of the Queensland Government.

While the Queensland Government (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) and WorkCover make reasonable efforts to monitor and/or moderate content posted on its social media platforms, we cannot always respond in a timely manner to online requests for information. The Queensland Government (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) and WorkCover will only respond to comments during standard business hours. The department's social media sites are only monitored during standard business hours.

The Queensland Government (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) and WorkCover make no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this site, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site. No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed, or statutory, including, but not limited to, the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, is given with respect to the contents of social media or its links to other online resources.

The Queensland Government (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) and WorkCover reserve the sole right to review, edit and/or delete any comments it deems are inappropriate.

Comments including, but not limited to, the following may be deleted or edited by the moderators:

  • abusive or hurtful comments about a blogger, another participant, the Queensland Government or WorkCover, which may include: 
    • inappropriate language (e.g. profanity, racial, ethnic or gender-based language) 
    • personal attacks or defamatory statements or comments (e.g. negative personal or untrue comments about a participant), instead of just criticising his/her posting, opinion or comments.
  • irrelevant and redundant comments (e.g. promotion of events, groups, pages, websites, organisations and programs not related to or affiliated with the Department or WorkCover) 
  • comments that violate the privacy of WorkCover or the Department's staff, clients or stakeholders.

Links to other websites that are linked from The Queensland Government (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) or WorkCover social media sites are provided as a guide only and such linkage does not constitute endorsement of those sites by the Queensland Government (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) or WorkCover and as such we are not responsible for the content of external websites.

By submitting content to any of The Queensland Government (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) or WorkCover social media sites, you understand and acknowledge that this information is available to the public and as such, is considered a public record.

During elections, when The Queensland Government (Department of Justice and Attorney-General) is in care-taker mode, no posts or responses will be published to any of the department's social media accounts.
Last updated
31 October 2014

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