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View our Twitter page and follow @ScienceGovAu.

Public Usage Statement

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science welcomes your participation to support and contribute to Your comments, posts, messages and input are welcome, provided they encourage a respectful dialogue and comply with the department’s values and policies.

Social media disclaimer

When you use the department's social media pages, you are using an external site and are therefore bound by the terms and conditions of use of that site. We encourage you to review the legal policies of that site for further information.

The department does not endorse, and is not accountable for, any views expressed by third parties using that site. The views expressed by individual officers, employees, or agents of the department and its outsourced services, and by any contributors to its social media pages are those of the individual sender.

The department 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 department.

Following of an account by @ScienceGovAu should not be viewed as an endorsement of either the account owners or the views expressed therein.

Privacy records information posted to the ScienceGovAu Twitter account and uses that information for the purpose of administering this account, for record keeping and for considering and/or addressing any comments made. No attempt will be made to further identify page fans except where requested and authorised by law.


Please note that our Twitter channel will only be monitored during business hours (9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday, AEST).

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Not all tweets will be responded to individually.



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