Twitter Policy of the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales

Introduction

This document sets out how the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales uses Twitter.

Content

If you follow us on Twitter (@nsw_irc), you can expect regular updates with news and information from the Commission. This includes notification of:

  •   Decisions handed down
  •   Registry closures and other administrative announcements
  •   New publications and speeches

Following

The Commission follows organisations or individuals of relevance to it. The fact that the Commission follows a Twitter account does not imply endorsement of any kind by the Commission of the other Twitter account.

Replies

The Commission welcomes your feedback and all direct messages and @replies are read. However, the Commission does not have the resources to reply individually to messages received via Twitter.

Please note that the Commission cannot enter into any discussion about a case before it, or about a decision that has been published.

You should also be aware that the Commission cannot offer legal advice or respond to individual questions about your personal circumstances or case. Sending messages to the Commission's Twitter feed will not be considered contacting the Commission for any official purpose. If you need to contact the Commission for an official purpose please visit our Contact Us page: www.irc.justice.nsw.gov.au/Pages/IRC_contact_us/IRC_contact_us.aspx.

Your Privacy

Remember, any posts you make on a social networking site, including Twitter, are publicly viewable and searchable. Your posts may remain online indefinitely and can be found through search engines.

Please protect your personal privacy and the privacy of others by not posting personal information on the Commission's Twitter page. You should be aware that penalties may apply to disclosing personal information in some circumstances, including information that identifies people and information about a case which is covered by a suppression or non-publication order.

The Commission respects your right to privacy. Postings are regularly reviewed during business hours. Posts that contain personal information may be removed.

Inappropriate Material

The Commission is committed to protecting your rights and safety. We welcome debate but will delete all posts that are abusive, threatening, or appear defamatory, discriminatory, hateful towards any group, or that are in any way unlawful.

Please note that we may block users who post material of this nature.

You should also be aware that Twitter is an external site and that when using it you are bound by the terms and conditions of use of that site.