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Social Media Disclaimer

The opinions and/or views expressed on the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) media platforms, including, but not limited to, our blogs or LinkedIn page, represent the thoughts of individual bloggers and online communities, and not those necessarily of the QIRC.  

While the QIRC make reasonable efforts to monitor and/or moderate content posted on its social media platforms, we cannot always respond in a timely manner to online requests for information. The QIRC will only respond to comments during standard business hours as the social media sites are only monitored during standard business hours.

The QIRC make no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this site or social media platforms, and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents of this site or social media platforms. No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed, or statutory, including, but not limited to, the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, is given with respect to the contents of social media or its links to other online resources. 

The QIRC reserve the sole right to review, edit and/or delete any comments it deems are inappropriate. Comments including, but not limited to, the following may be deleted or edited by the moderators:

  • abusive or hurtful comments about a blogger, another participant, the QIRC, which may include:
    • inappropriate language (e.g. profanity, racial, ethnic or gender-based language)
    • personal attacks or defamatory statements or comments (e.g. negative personal or untrue comments about a participant), instead of just criticising his/her posting, opinion or comments.
  • irrelevant and redundant comments (e.g. promotion of events, groups, pages, websites, organisations and programs not related to or affiliated with the QIRC).
  • comments that violate the privacy of QIRC staff, clients or stakeholders.

Any comments that contradict these guidelines will be removed, and people with repeated violations may be blocked from all QIRC social media channels. 

We recommend you use discretion if commenting on our social media pages. Making comments about your employer or workplace may be against the terms of your employment contract. 

By submitting content to any of the QIRC's social media sites, you understand and acknowledge that this information is available to the public and as such, is considered a public record.

As an independent tribunal, we cannot provide you with legal advice. Links of where to obtain such advice is available on our website. See Advice and Resources on the Frequently asked questions page.

We do not answer questions or provide comment about individual cases on social media. If you require assistance, you may Contact us directly. 

Links to other websites that are linked from the QIRC social media sites are provided as a guide only and such linkage does not constitute endorsement of those sites by the QIRC and as such, we are not responsible for the content of external websites.

Social media platforms are controlled and operated by third parties and are not government websites or applications. Please be mindful about disclosing personal information on social media pages, as they are public and any post you make may be visible to others. You can learn more about your privacy when using LinkedIn via this link LinkedIn Privacy Policy.

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