When you look at this web site, our server makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:

  • the user’s server address,
  • the user’s top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc),
  • the date and time of visit to the site,
  • the pages accessed and documents downloaded,
  • the previous site visited, and
  • the type of browser used.
  • No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider’s logs.

We will only record your e-mail address if you 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 unless supplied for that reason. We will not use your e-mail address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it, without your consent. This site contains links to other sites. The Defence Special Needs Support Group is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

Once you have become a DSNSG member, we need to collect personal information about you in order to provide you with the full benefits of membership, access to our e-newsletters and other support. This information includes you and your spouse’s name, address, phone and email contact details, branch of Service and information about the person with the special needs .  All information is confidential and only accessed by your local Coordinator, the National Coordinator, Membership and Communications Officer or for the purposes of specific DSNSG programs, other representatives of the Defence Special Needs Support Group with your permission.



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You may download, display, distribute, print and reproduce, any material at this web site, in unaltered form only, for your personal use, educational use, or non-commercial use within your organisation, provided the copyright to such material is attributed to the Defence Special Needs Support Group.

Except as permitted above you must not copy, adapt, publish, distribute or commercialise any material contained on this site without the permission of the Defence Special Needs Support Group.

Requests and inquiries for authorisation concerning reproduction and rights of any material should be directed to:


For further information please refer to the Copyright Act 1968 (Commonwealth).

Please note that the copyright in the materials appearing at Internet sites which are linked from this site, rest with the author of those materials, or the author’s licensee (subject to the operation of the Copyright Act 1968). The Defence Special Needs Support Group recommends that you refer to the copyright statements on those sites before making use of the materials.



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The Defence Special Needs Support Group makes this material available on the understanding that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use. Before relying on the material in any important matter, users should carefully evaluate the source, accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of the information for their purposes and should obtain appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

The material at this web site may include views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of the Defence Special Needs Support Group, or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action.

Links to other web sites are linked “as is”, are provided for convenience and do not constitute endorsement or approval of material at those sites, or any associated organisation, product or service. The listing of a person or company in any part of this web site in no way implies any form of endorsement by the Defence Special Needs Support Group of the products or services provided by that person or company.

The Defence Special Needs Support Group does not have control or responsibility for these external information sources. Links to other web sites have been made in good faith in the expectation that the content is appropriately maintained by the author agency/organisation and is timely and accurate.

It is the responsibility of users to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of the information at those sites. The Defence Special Needs Support Group makes no warranties that external information provided from is free of infection by computer viruses or other contamination. The Defence Special Needs Support Group accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user’s computer, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this website or its use or any site linked to this site.

If you use automatic language translation services in connection with this web site you do so at your own risk.

By accessing information at or through this site each user waives and releases the Defence Special Needs Support Group to the full extent permitted by law from any and all claims relating to the usage of the material made available through the website. In no event shall the Defence Special Needs Support Group be liable for any incident or consequential damages resulting from use of the material. the Defence Special Needs Support Group cannot be held accountable for the placement or juxtaposition of a link on any other site