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This disclaimer applies to this website.
Intended use of information
We provide information about the Department of Health and its responsibilities for the benefit of all Australians.
While we make every effort to make sure the information in this website is accurate and informative, the information does not take the place of professional or medical advice.
Do not use our information:
- to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease
- for therapeutic purposes
- as a substitute for the advice of a health professional.
We do not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage caused by use of the information provided in our website.
The information may include the views or recommendations of third parties and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action.
Quality of information
We make every effort to provide quality information in our website. However we do not provide any guarantees, and assume no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information.
You should obtain advice relevant to your particular circumstances from a health professional.
Links to other websites
This website contains links to other websites. We provide these to help you find more information. The linked websites do not necessarily reflect:
- the views of Health or those of the Australian Government
- our commitment to a particular course of action.
We are careful in selecting the websites we link to, but we are not responsible for and do not necessarily endorse their information. You need to make your own decisions about the accuracy, currency, and reliability of information in linked websites.
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