Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program - Terms and Conditions and Privacy Notice

Thank you for using the Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program products and services ("Products").

By using our products you agree to our disclaimer and privacy policy, so please read them carefully.

Additional terms of service and privacy notices apply to some of our Products. These terms of service will be available within these Products.

These additional terms of service and privacy notices form your agreement with us if you use those Products.

  1. Readiness Assessment and Readiness Plan - Terms of Service

    In accepting these Terms of Service, you acknowledge that the Readiness Assessment and Readiness Plan delivered as a component of the Boosting Local Care Workforce Program ("BLCW Program") are to be used a guide and advisory tool only. The feedback you receive from the Readiness Plan is based on an automated analysis of the information you provide and does not, in any way, provide validation to practices in your organisation or your wider compliance with any legislation.

    All organisations and service providers affiliated with the BLCW Program ("Affiliated Parties"), including Ernst & Young (EY), as the lead contracted organisation for the BLCW Program, and the Department of Social Services, shall not be responsible for how the Readiness Assessment and Readiness Plan is interpreted or utilised by you or your organisation. EY, the Department of Social Services and other Affiliated Parties disclaim all liability to any person or organisation in respect of anything, and of the consequences of anything, done or omitted to be done by any such person in reliance, whether wholly or partially, upon any information presented in the Readiness Assessment and Readiness Plan. View the full Department of Social Services Disclaimer here https://www.dss.gov.au/copyright-disclaimer#d1.

    1. Transition Assistance Funding

      Your Readiness Plan may be used as a discussion guide if you receive BLCW Program Transition Assistance Funding. While a complete Readiness Plan is a requirement for receiving BLCW Program Transition Assistance Funding, the answers will not affect the selection process for Transition Assistance Funding recipients.

  2. Email subscription - Terms of Service

    In accepting these Terms of Service, you agree that your contact details may be collected and stored by the Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program ("BLCW Program") and the Department of Social Services.

  3. Demand Map - Disclaimer

    These forecasts have been produced by AlphaBeta Advisors Pty Ltd. Every effort has been made to provide the most current, correct and clearly expressed information possible on this site. Nonetheless, inadvertent errors can occur and applicable laws, rules and regulations may change. The information contained on this site is general and is not intended to serve as professional advice. No warranty is given in relation to the accuracy or reliability of any information. Users should not act or fail to act on the basis of information contained herein. Users should not rely on the information for any business, commercial or other purpose, and are strongly encouraged to seek professional advice concerning the information provided on this site before making any decision. Users should not rely on sum categories or sum totals across postcodes, as this will produce inaccurate results. Users should not use this tool for the purpose of re-identification. All contributors to this site disclaim all and any liability to any person or organisation in respect of anything, or in consequence of anything, done or omitted to be done by any person, organisation or other user in reliance, whether in whole or in part, upon any information contained herein.

    No part of the text or graphics on this site may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including by photocopying, facsimile transmission, recording, re-keying or using any information, storage and retrieval system. Certain links on the site lead to resources located on servers maintained by third parties. As such, no representations are made as to the accuracy, currency or any other aspect of the information contained on such servers or the timely, accurate or complete transmittal of such information.

  4. Readiness Assessment and Readiness Plan – Privacy Policy

    Completion of the Readiness Assessment requires registration and completion of contact details including your name, email, phone number, business address and position within your organisation. You agree that your contact details may be collected and stored by the BLCW Program and the Department of Social Services, and may be used for the following purposes:

    • Login purposes and to customise your Readiness Plan.
    • To connect your information and data with other information and data provided by you or another person in your organisation throughout your participation or their participation in the BLCW Program, to ensure that accurate records are created and maintained.
    • If you nominate that you would like to receive new and updated resources and information, contacting you to give you information about the BLCW Program and understanding more about you and your requirements.
    • To create industry-wide benchmarking at a later stage which can be used to inform how your future assessments compare to peers. Non-identifiable data will be used to protect the privacy of individuals.
    • To conduct analysis of the NDIS market and inform future policy approaches. Non-identifiable data will be used to protect the privacy of individuals.
    • Registration will allow you to save, print, re-visit and create new versions of the Readiness Plan.

    The BLCW Program and the Department of Social Services must collect, use, record, disclose and store your information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). Your registration details will not be used for any other purposes and will be stored in accordance with the Department of Social Services privacy policy https://www.dss.gov.au/privacy-policy.

  5. Email subscription – Privacy Policy

    You agree that when you subscribe using your email and organisation details, these details may be used for the following purposes:

    • Login purposes and to customise your Readiness Plan.
    • If you nominate that you would like to receive any new and updated resources and information, contacting you to give you information about the BLCW Program and understanding more about you and your requirements.
    • To connect your information and data with other information and data provided by you or another person in your organisation throughout your participation or their participation in the BLCW Program, to ensure that accurate records are created and maintained.
    • To create industry-wide benchmarking at a later stage which can be used to inform how your future assessments compare to peers. Non-identifiable data will be used to protect the privacy of individuals.
    • To conduct analysis of the NDIS market and inform future policy approaches. Non-identifiable data will be used to protect the privacy of individuals.

    The BLCW Program and the Department of Social Services must collect, use, record, disclose and store your information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). Your registration details will not be used for any other purposes and will be stored in accordance with the Department of Social Services privacy policy https://www.dss.gov.au/privacy-policy.