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Legal and Copyright Information



The Queensland Government supports and encourages the dissemination and exchange of information. However, copyright protects the material on this website. The Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel asserts the right to be recognised as the owner of the copyright and the right to have this material remain unaltered.

Except for purposes permitted by the Copyright Act 1968 (C’wlth), the Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel requires that you first seek permission to use legislative copyright materials, by emailing <> and attaching the completed "Copyright Request Form" listed below with your email.

Copyright Request Form - MS Word Format [68kb]

Copyright Request Form - PDF Format [72kb]

Privacy and Security

The Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel manages personal information in line with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (PDF, 836KB)
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We collect and manage your personal information as described on this page, unless stated otherwise. 'Personal information' may include your name, address, phone number, email address, age, gender, your employer, and your position title.

This website uses a security certificate (SSL Certificate) to ensure authenticity and encryption of data during transit.

Information we may request

We may ask you to provide personal information if you submit feedback to this site. We will only do this:

Use and disclosure of personal information

We will not add you to a mailing list, or give your personal information to third parties without your consent, unless required by law.


We use cookies to collect anonymous statistical information, including:

We do not identify users or any browser activity outside this website. No attempt is or will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect activity logs.

Transactional services available from this site may use cookies to track business processes. Please read the particular service's privacy and security statement before beginning a transaction.

Emails, mailing list and feedback information

This site contains a mailing list service which enables us to notify mailing list subscribers of any updates to the legislation on this site. Subscribers to the list send the Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel an email requesting that they be added to this list. No other information about the user is kept and this information is used only for the purpose for which it was provided. We will not disclose your name and email address to third parties without your consent unless required by law.

Email messages may be monitored by the office’s Information Technology area for system troubleshooting and maintenance purposes. Please note that for statistical and research purposes only, the office collates and keeps a record of all email enquiries sent to the office through and This information is handled in accordance with the principles mentioned in the office's privacy plan.

Further information

If you have any queries about our privacy and security practices please send an email to the following address:


Where this site contains links to other Queensland Government agencies’ web sites, the privacy or security terms set out there will apply to the material on the websites.

Where this site contains links to non-Queensland Government websites, the Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel and the Queensland Government are not responsible for the privacy or security practices, or the content of any such websites.


The linking to content and documents on this website (other than the home page - < >) is highly discouraged, as content and document locations can change making external links invalid. The Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel and the Queensland Government are not responsible for any links created by any external party to this website. It is the responsibilty of the external party to manage any deep-links to this website.


This page last updated: 31 July, 2013