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While the Australian Government Department of Health has contributed to the funding of this website, the information on this website does not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government and is not advice that is provided, or information that is endorsed, by the Australian Government. The Australian Government is not responsible in negligence or otherwise for any injury, loss or damage however arising from the use of or reliance on the information provided on this website.


There are risks in transmitting information across the internet. NBMPHN cannot ensure the security of information transmitted to us via on-line channels (although once we receive personal information we take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, modification and disclosure in accordance with this privacy policy).  If you are concerned about conveying sensitive material to NBMPHN over the internet, you may prefer to contact us by telephone, fax, mail or in person.

Our website uses cookies and web beacons. A cookie is a small piece of code that is placed on your computer. A web beacon is a piece of code that is placed on each page that communicates the cookie's content once the page is visited.

Cookies and web beacons may collect the information about each page of the website that you visit, your server address, the type of browser you are using, your operating system, your top level domain name and the date and time that each page is accessed.  

Use of cookies and web-beacons does not involve the retrieval or recording of any personal information (such as a name or email address). To the extent that this data could make you identifiable, we will not attempt to identify you from these records.  The information is used for the purpose of website management and development only.

You may be required to log in to the NBMPHN website in order to access certain functions. In this instance, website visitation activity will be personally identifiable, however this data is only used to maintain the website services offered by NBMPHN and understand how they can be improved.

This policy does not apply to, and NBMPHN is not responsible for, the use of, or the protection of information provided to, other websites linked to our website.

Furthermore by providing a link to another website, NBMPHN is not endorsing that website nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information contained on that website.

For more information, view our Privacy Policy.