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Terms of Use

About this website

SWDC is an agency of the West Australian Government. Under the government's framework for electronic service delivery we are committeed to ensuring all people have access to the exchange of information through the internet. More details on our website accessibility.

Your use of this website, including the content or materials it contains is governed by policy and laws applicable to the West Australian Government. 


In some cases the materials provided by third parties is used on this website. SWDC endeavours to rightfully acknowledge the copyright owner of protected material including text, graphics, photographs, animations, film, music compositions, audio recordings, software and database materials.

We thank the following organisations for their generous contribution:

  • Tourism Western Australia
  • Australia's South West


West Australian Government, materials; including website pages, documents and online graphics, audio and video are protected by copyright law. Copyright of West Australian Government materials resides with the State of Western Australia.

Apart from any fair dealing for the purposes of private study, research, criticism or review as permitted under the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968, no part may be reproduced or re-used for any commercial purposes whatsoever without prior written permission. Please direct enquiries to

Limitation of liability

We make every effort to ensure that all material on this website is accurate. However, we do not warrant the accuracy, currency, adequacy, completeness or suitability of any material on this website or any website to which it may be linked . All information may be subject to change without notice.

Before relying on or acting on material contained in this website you should seek independent advice.

We do not guarantee this site or any linked site to be free from viruses or that access to this site will be uninterrupted.

Subject to any responsibilities implied by law, neither this website nor the West Australian Government is liable to you for any loss, damage, claims, liabilities, expenses (including without limitation legal costs and settlement costs) whatsoever arising out of or attributable to any content, services or other material on this website.

Links from this website

This website includes links to other websites owned by other government bodies and non-government organisations. These linked sites will have their own terms and conditions of use and you should familiarise yourself with these.

Neither this website, nor the West Australian Government makes any warranty or representation about any linked sites, nor can any responsibility or liability be accepted for any loss or damage which may arise as a result of accessing or using any material which may appear at a linked site.

Links to other websites are provided for the benefit of the user, but do not constitute an endorsement of the practices of, or information contained at any linked site.

If you wish to request a link from this website to your website, you should contact the Commission's Communications Officer.

Links to this website

As a general principle, the West Australian Government encourages links to its websites. However, it reserves the right to bar links in the event that they are provided in a manner which is not compatible with the workings of a democratic, diverse and tolerant community, or if it considers, in its absolute discretion, any link to be inappropriate.


This website is provided solely for the purpose of public information and not as advice, whether professional or otherwise. Users should exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use. Before relying on the material contained in this site users should carefully evaluate the accuracy, completeness and relevance of the information for their purposes, and obtain appropriate professional advice relevant to their circumstances.

The material at this site, or linked sites may include views or recommendations of third partices which do not necessarily reflect the views of the Commission or indicate any committment to a course of action.

By accessing information through this website users waive and release the Commission and the State of West Australian to the full extent permitted by law from any and all claims relating to the use of the material made available through the website. In no event shall the Commission or the State of Western Australia be liable for any incident or consequence resulting from the use of such material.