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Terms of Use

Website and Membership Terms of Use

Date of Last Update: 16 May 2024

These website terms of use (Terms) outline how you are able to use our website.  In these website terms of use, weus or our means Doctors for the Environment Australia Inc ABN 80 178 870 373.

Your agreement to these website terms of use

If you access or use this website, you are taken to have agreed to these Terms and our privacy policy.  Please read these Terms carefully.  If you don’t agree with our Terms, then you must cease using our website immediately.

The information on our website is general information only

We intend for the information on the website to serve only as a general overview on matters of interest.  The information on the website is not intended to be comprehensive, nor does it constitute advice in any way.  We attempt to ensure the content is current and accurate, but we do not guarantee its currency and accuracy.  You should seek advice from us before acting or relying on any of the information contained on the website.

Using our website does not create a patient / doctor relationship

We do not become your doctors when you use this website, receive any information from us via this website or download any documents from our website. 

You can’t do certain things on this website

To use our website, we expect you to abide by a certain standard of behaviour.  You must not do or attempt to do anything that is unlawful, prohibited by any laws applicable to our website, anything which we would consider inappropriate, or which might bring us or our website into disrepute.  This includes:

  1. anything that would be a breach of any other person’s privacy (including if you upload personal information about an individual without their consent) or any other legal rights;
  2. using our website to defame, harass, threaten, menace or offend any person;
  3. interfering with anyone using our website;
  4. tampering with or modifying our website, knowingly transmitting viruses or other disabling features, or damaging or interfering with our website, including using trojan horses, viruses or piracy or programming routines that may damage or interfere with our website;
  5. using our website to send unsolicited email messages; or
  6. facilitating or assisting a third party to do any of the above acts.

Proprietary Rights

You acknowledge and agree that our website may contain proprietary and confidential information including trademarks, service marks and patents protected by intellectual property laws and international intellectual property treaties. DEA authorises you to view and make a single copy of portions of its content for offline, personal, non-commercial use. Our content may not be sold, reproduced, or distributed without our written permission. Any third-party trademarks, service marks and logos are the property of their respective owners. Any further rights not specifically granted herein are reserved. Any other use is prohibited.

Links to websites operated by third parties

Our website may contain links to websites operated by third parties.  We do not endorse, control or support, and are not responsible for the content on, those websites.  We recommend that you make your own investigations to ensure those website are suitable for you.

Submitted Content

When you submit content to DEA you simultaneously grant DEA an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty free license to publish, display, modify, distribute and syndicate your content worldwide. You confirm and warrant that you have the required authority to grant the above license to DEA.


By submitting a membership form you agree to the following terms and conditions: I understand that I am becoming an DEA member in accordance with the DEA Constitution and the Associations Incorporation Act 1991. I will receive occasional member emails and texts, such as invitations to events,  and my name and details will be listed on the private and secure DEA members' database. As a member, I won’t act in any way that’s contrary to DEA's objectives or bring DEA into disrepute.

Varying these Terms

We may, at any time and at our discretion, vary these Terms by publishing the varied terms on our website.  We recommend you check our website regularly to ensure you are aware of our current terms. 

Discontinuing our website

We have a right to discontinue this website.  This can be at any time, and may be without notice.  We may also exclude any person from using our website, at any time and at our sole discretion.  We are not responsible for any liability you may suffer arising from or in connection with any such discontinuance or exclusion.

Warranties and disclaimers

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we make no representations or warranties about our website or the content, including that:

  1. they are complete, accurate, reliable, up-to-date and suitable for any particular purpose;
  2. access will be uninterrupted, error-free or free from viruses; or
  3. our website will be secure.

You read, use and act on our website and the content at your own risk.

Our liability to you is limited

To the maximum extent permitted by law, we are not responsible for any loss, damage or expense, howsoever arising, whether direct or indirect and/or whether present, unascertained, future or contingent (Liability) suffered by you or any third party, arising from or in connection with your use of our website and/or the content and/or any inaccessibility of, interruption to or outage of our website and/or any loss or corruption of data and/or the fact that the content is incorrect, incomplete or out-of-date.

Our right to be indemnified by you

To the maximum extent permitted by law, you must indemnify us, and hold us harmless, against any Liability suffered or incurred by us arising from or in connection with your use of our website or any breach of these Terms or any applicable laws by you.  This indemnity is a continuing obligation, independent from the other obligations under these Terms, and continues after these Terms end.  It is not necessary for us to suffer or incur any Liability before enforcing a right of indemnity under these Terms.


Use of our website and these Terms are governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia.  You irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts operating in that State and any courts that are entitled to hear appeals from those courts.  You waive any right to object to proceedings being brought in those courts.


We are committed to protecting your personal information.  Please refer to our Privacy Policy which describes how we collect and manage your personal information. 


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]