General content disclaimer


The content, materials and information presented in this site are distributed by Shared Services SA for and on behalf of the Department of Treasury and Finance as an information source only.   Content, materials and information provided on our site will vary across SA Government Agencies.  Shared Services SA makes no statements, representations or warranties about the accuracy or completeness of, and you should not rely on, any information contained in this site.

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We assume no responsibility for your use of this website

We monitor the quality of the information available on this website and update the information regularly. However, The Shared Services SA its officers and employees, do not guarantee, and accept no legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of any material contained on this web site or on any linked site.

We recommend you exercise your own skill and care with respect to the use of this website and that you carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of the material on the web site for your purposes.

This website is not a substitute for independent professional advice and you should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to your particular circumstances.

The material on this website may include the views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of Shared Services SA or indicate our commitment to a particular course of action.

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About the content of our website

We do our best to provide you with information that we think is relevant to your needs. The content on this website, however, may not be complete, up-to-date or current in all cases, and not all topics are covered.

If you have a suggestion or a question, contact us or complete an online form.

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We provide information, not advice

This website provides general information only. It is designed to assist you to gain a basic understanding. It is not intended to provide legal, business, or other professional advice.

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Get professional advice

Do not use information in this website as a substitute for professional advice. Seek professional advice before you take any action, decisions or steps.

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We make no statements of the law

Unless specific provisions of legislation are quoted, we do not make statements of the law in relation to any matter. The comments contained in this website may not be comprehensive or complete.
If you wish to know more about an individual topic you should either go to the relevant legislation or obtain advice from a qualified professional.

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The technical terms we use

Many of the terms used on this website have technical or special meanings and some of the information may be affected by differing awards, legislation and enterprise agreements. 

Our Service Level agreements can be complex, so you should seek advice relevant to your particular circumstances before relying, acting or omitting to act on any information contained in this website.

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Links to other sites are provided in good faith and for users' convenience only, and no assurances are given as to the quality, accuracy, or relevance of material on such sites. Such links do not constitute endorsement or recommendation by Shared Services SA of any material on those sites, or any associated organisation, product or service.

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Security of our websites

Our internal network and databases are protected from unauthorised access using a range of security controls including firewall, intrusion detection and other protection technologies.  However, users should be aware that the World Wide Web is an insecure public network that gives rise to a potential risk that a user's transactions are being viewed, intercepted or modified by third parties or that files which the user downloads may contain computer viruses, disabling codes, worms or other devices or defects.

Shared Services SA accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user's computer system, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this website or its use. You are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from this site is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage your computer system, software or data.

The user assumes all risks associated with the use of this website including, but not limited to:

  • risk of the user's computer, software or date being damaged by any virus, however described, which might be transmitted or activated via the website or your access to it; or

  • risk that the material on this website and material on linked websites may not comply with the laws, regulations, rules and other such legislative instruments in force in Australia or any country outside of Australia.

  • risk that the material may not be accurate, current or complete.

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Contractual Obligations - Intellectual Property protection

User access to our Business Systems are subject to Intellectual Property Contracts, which extend to employees and users of our systems.  Contracts and agreements are in place with Systems Owners to protect patents, trademarks, designs, processes and coding.  Intellectual property in business are protected by copyright law (recorded, written description of a new process, and screen images.)  Shared Services SA have taken steps to secure all rights necessary to enable users to carry out it's activities in a lawful manner. 

Users are entitled to use the program for the specified purpose to carry out it's activities - consistent with their role.  Users are not entitled to share the program with external parties.   

Shared Services SA manage the use and access to IP assets provide to us by Owners under Intellectual Property Contracts (NDA's) and we intentionally restrict access to users. 

SA Government - State net users are provided access via a range sites, with inbuilt permissions and restrictions.  Users must not share, disclose, reproduce or download assets, information and images related to our business systems and processes that impact on our ability to manage and control and protect our Business Systems Intellectual property obligations.

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