DoE Social Media Terms of Use

Terms of Use:

All Department of Education social media pages, including schools, colleges, libraries, and Child and Family Learning Centres are subject to the following terms of use.

These social media pages promote events and celebrate the educational achievements of Department of Education students, staff, business partners and the wider community. 

In interacting on these pages you agree to:

  • Model respectful communication and online etiquette
  • Support the learning of our community and build positive digital reputations
  • Keep your personal information private to minimise your risk of receiving unwanted contact.

The Department of Education are committed to supporting all learners in a respectful manner. While we know most people will behave in an appropriate manner, if your comment does not adhere to the values of the Department of Education then action can include the following: 

  • Hiding your comment
  • Blocking you from the page
  • Considering what further action might be appropriate in the circumstances. In extreme circumstances, this may include reporting your comment or post to Facebook, or the Police.

To support you, all posts are initially hidden and may not be approved if they are offensive, in bad taste or use inappropriate language for a general audience.

The Department of Education reserves the right to close comments on posts that may elicit harmful, defamatory, or otherwise unlawful user contributions.

The Department of Education will also close comments on posts during periods in which monitoring is not available. This period will vary depending on the resources available to each school, college, library, Child and Family Learning Centre, and Department of Education social media page.

Your privacy:

Be aware that third-party Product providers, such as (this application, eg Facebook) collect content about you when you use this Product. For example, they log when you’re using and have last used the Product, and what posts, videos and other content you view on the Products.

They also collect information about how you use features. If you have privacy concerns around the collection of your data by this third-party, you may choose to select an alternative method of communicating with the Department of Education and our associated schools, colleges, libraries, and Child and Family Learning Centres.

Disclaimer:

No responsibility is accepted for the accuracy, completeness, or relevance to the user’s purpose, of information posted to this Facebook page and those using it for whatever purpose are advised to verify it with the relevant Commonwealth or State government department, local government body or other source and to obtain any appropriate professional advice.

Any links to other websites that have been included on this Facebook page are provided for your convenience only. The Crown in its role as manager of this Facebook page does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy, availability, or appropriateness to the user’s purposes, of any information or services on any other website. The Crown, its officers, employees and agents do not accept liability however arising, including liability for negligence, for any loss resulting from the use of or reliance upon the information and/or reliance on its availability at any time.

If you have any questions regarding use of material available on this Facebook page please use the pages contact information to reach out via phone or email.