Privacy Statement

Council has an obligation to protect the privacy of site users. This statement describes what information is collected, and why.

Thank you for visiting the Federation Council site ( and reviewing our privacy statement, provided in accordance with the Guidelines for Government Websites issued by the Australian Privacy Commissioner. 

The Council respects and protects the privacy of users. This statement tells you how we collect information and how we use it. 

Statistical information 

If you visit the Federation Council site to read or download information, the following information will be recorded for statistical purposes: Your server's address. The name of the top level domain from which you access the Internet (for example, .gov, .com, .edu, .org, .au, .nz etc). 

The type of browser you use. 

The date and time you accessed our site. 

The pages you accessed and the documents downloaded. 

The previous Internet address from which you linked directly to our site. The Internet address to which you link directly from our site. 

The above information is used to create summary statistics which allow us to assess the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, discover what information is most and least used, determine technical design specifications, and help us make our site more useful to visitors. 

Contacting the Council by email 

Your e-mail address will only be recorded by the Council if you choose to send us a message. It will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it and will not be added to a mailing list. We will not use your e-mail address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it without your consent. 

Subscribe and unsubscribe email service 

The Federation Council site offers a subscribe and unsubscribe email service for those people who wish to receive the Corowa news and other updates via list-serv system. When you subscribe to this service your email address and, as an option, your name is added to a database. This information is used only to provide the service and will not be used for any other purpose, and it will not be disclosed without your consent. 

You can unsubscribe to this service at any time by simply selecting 'unsubscribe' which will appear at the bottom of the newsletter page.

Links to other sites 

This site contains links to other sites. The Council is not responsible for the privacy practice or the content of such websites.