Disclaimer and Privacy Statement

The Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council Limited (AFAC) has entered into a partnership with the Australian Red Cross (ARC) to form the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR).  The partnership has agreed that for general business AIDR is to be an operating division of AFAC.  On behalf of AIDR, AFAC has contracted with the Australian Government through the National Emergency Management Agency for the delivery of a range of products and services.

By using the pages in this site, you agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree, you should not use this site. These terms and conditions may be changed or updated from time to time.

Disclaimer Notice

The content of the AIDR websites is provided for information purposes only - no claim is made as to the accuracy or authenticity of the content. AIDR does not accept any liability to any person for the information or advice (or the use of such information or advice) which is provided on this website or incorporated into it by reference. The information is provided on the basis that all persons accessing the site undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy and fitness for purpose of its content.

Whilst reasonable efforts have been taken to make the content of the AIDR websites responsive to a range of formats and devices, the AIDR websites are not guaranteed to work in all formats or on all screen sizes and devices. No liability is accepted for any information or services which may appear in any other format. No responsibility is taken for any information or services which may appear on any linked websites.

Copyright Statement

Unless otherwise stated on the AIDR websites, copyright of materials present on the AIDR websites is owned by the Commonwealth of Australia. In keeping with AIDR's commitment to encouraging the availability, dissemination and exchange of information, you are welcome to reproduce the material which appears on the AIDR website for personal or non-commercial use, without formal permission or charge. However, the use of any materials that are identified as being used with the permission of a copyright owner that is not the Commonwealth of Australia may not be reproduced without the permission of the copyright owner other than as permitted under the Copyright Act, 1968. For the avoidance of doubt, liability for the use of any content or materials from the AIDR websites by any individual or organisation rests with that individual or organisation.

In the event that you wish to reproduce, alter, store or transmit the material that appears on an AIDR website for a purpose other than personal or non-commercial use, you need to apply in writing to AIDR through AFAC for formal permission.

You are welcome to link to this site, provided that in doing so you do not use any AIDR, AFAC or ARC trademarks featured without permission.


Material obtained from the AIDR websites is to be attributed to AIDR and the Commonwealth of Australia as:  “Obtained from the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience, © Commonwealth of Australia [year of use].”


AIDR's professional development event terms and conditions

Professional development events organised by AIDR are subject to terms and conditions. They are outlined in the Event terms and conditions policy managed by AFAC. The policy document contains information about pricing and payment, registration calculation, transferring registration to a colleague, changes to the event and communication with registrants.

AFAC Event terms and conditions policy

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Privacy Statement

AFAC's privacy policy supports and endorses state and territory as well as national privacy regimes. We will only collect personal information from you with your prior knowledge and consent. You can access our website home page and browse our site without disclosing personal information.

AIDR websites may use cookies in some areas. A cookie is a block of data that is shared between a web server and a user's browser. Cookies give the server information about a user's identity, preferences or past behaviour.

We will only use personal information provided by you for the purposes for which it was collected. This will include sharing personal information with ARC for the purpose of AIDR undertaking its business activities.  We will not disclose your personal information without your consent unless disclosure is required or sanctioned by law.

We have implemented technology and security policies, rules and measures to protect the personal information that we have under our control from: unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss. We will remove personal information from our system where it is no longer required (except where archiving is required).

Please note: This privacy statement does not extend beyond this website. When linking to other sites from this website, we recommend that you read the privacy statement of that site to familiarise yourself with its privacy principles.

AFAC Privacy Policy

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