IRRRRE Privacy Notice and Terms and Conditions for Submissions

Purpose for collection of information relating to submissions, and the use and disclosure of that information

The Australian Government Department of Education and Training (the department) invites you to make a submission in relation to the Independent Review on Regional Rural and Remote Education (the Review).

Through the submission process, the department will be collecting certain information, including personal information, comprising of your name, your email address, the organisation you represent (if applicable) and any information that is included in your submission.

The department, and its contractors, may use and disclose this information for the purposes of informing or contributing to the Review, policy development related to the subject of the Review, publishing submissions (including by making submissions publicly available), and providing feedback to the department’s Minister about the Review and submission process.

Publishing submissions

The department reserves the right to publish any submissions, including only a sample of submissions, made in relation to the Review. This includes by making those submissions publicly available on the department’s website, or through any report/s arising from the Review.

Before publication, your home address, email and contact number, if provided with your submission, will be removed. However, your name will be published with your submission.

Note, any information about individuals contained in your submission will be published. Note also that the address of any organisation you represent, if included in your submission, will also be published.

The department reserves the right to amend or redact prior to publication, or to not publish, any submission if it considers the submission to be defamatory or derogatory in any way.

The department also reserves the right to modify or adapt submissions for the purposes of web accessibility and any publishing formatting requirements.

You may elect not to have your submission published. If you do not want to have your submission published, do not tick the relevant box on the submissions page.

Third party information, including of individuals, in submissions

If you are making a submission on behalf of an organisation, or represent that you are, you must ensure that you have that organisation’s agreement prior to making the submission. By making a submission, you represent to the department that you have such agreement.

If there is information in your submission referencing an individual, which is not otherwise publicly available, you must ensure that you have the consent of the individual to whom the information relates to include it in the submission. By making a submission, you represent to the department that you have such consent.

By making a submission, you further represent to the department that your submission does not contain any confidential information about any individual or organisation.

Privacy policy and contact

For further information about the department’s privacy policy and how it deals with information, including how you can access or correct your personal information, please see the department’s privacy policy.

For any queries relating to this Privacy Notice and Terms and Conditions for Submissions, the Review or your submission please contact the Review Secretariat at