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Acceptable Use

We encourage you to participate and contribute to discussions held on this platform. Please ensure comments are fair, inclusive, relevant and constructive.

While it is our aim to remove as few posts as possible, the following behaviours will not be tolerated:

  • comments which are defamatory, offensive, obscene, vulgar or depicting violence
  • acting in a manner which is abusive, harassing, stalking, threatening or attacking others (eg. trolling)
  • posts which do not address the intent of the discussion topic
  • language that is hateful, targets race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, nationality and/or political beliefs
  • spamming
  • commercial solicitation or solicitation of donations
  • trolling or deliberately disrupting discussion
  • violations of any intellectual property rights
  • content encouraging illegal activity

To learn more about how we use content provided on this discussion platform read our Terms and Conditions.

Our Moderation Policy also gives you further information about how we moderate content received.

Your use of the online platform is subject to these terms of use.


Posts by users do not reflect the opinions or policies of the Independent Review. The views expressed by individuals are those of the individual contributor. The Independent Review Panel does not endorse, and is not accountable for, any views expressed by third parties.

The Independent Review Panel disclaims all liability from those views and recommends users seek appropriate independent professional advice prior to relying on, or entering into any commitment based on these views. Unless acknowledged as being endorsed by the department, views expressed are not those of the Independent Review Panel.

The Independent Review secretariat will review the content of this page on a regular basis. However, there may be times when offensive comments that do not meet the Terms of Use appear on the page before they can be removed.

Please be aware that this policy may be updated at any time.