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Our EngAged monthly e-newsletter contains updates for the public about the aged care reforms and ageing well. Occasionally we may send you emails inviting you to participate in aged care engagement activities, or informing you of major news relating to aged care programs or the aged care reforms.

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Who it is for

This newsletter is for older Australians, and anyone interested in aged care and ageing well.

How to subscribe

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After reading our privacy notice and completing your details, you will receive an email requesting confirmation. Once you confirm, you will be on the subscriber list.

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Privacy notice

When this privacy notice applies

This privacy notice applies to the EngAged subscription.

This notice explains how we (the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care) manage personal or professional information consistent with our obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).

Information we collect

We collect information about you, including your:

  • full name
  • email address
  • state or territory
  • age bracket (under 60, 60-70, 70-80, 80+)
  • demographic

Why we collect this information

We use this information to add you to the EngAged subscriber list and send you relevant information about our aged care programs, the aged care reforms, and ageing well.

We may also use your information to:

  • measure email performance
  • target information to subscribers (for instance, by location or age group)
  • compile reports on website activity for website operators

If you do not provide your email address, we cannot send you our e-newsletters or alerts.

How we collect this information

We collect personal information directly from you when you complete the online sign-up form.

Who we disclose your personal information to

We will disclose your personal information to:

We may disclose your personal information to:

  • anyone you’ve agreed we can share your personal information with
  • anyone the law requires or authorises us to share your personal information with.

How we store your information

We use Swift Digital to distribute the EngAged e-newsletter and alerts.

Swift Digital receives information that cookies generate about your use of the website (including your IP address). Swift Digital servers are geo-locked to Australia. Your data remains within Australia and is thereby bound by Australian privacy law.

Please be aware that by subscribing to our EngAged mailing list:

Concerns and complaints

Our privacy policy contains information about how you can make a complaint if you think we have breached:

  • the Australian Privacy Principles, or
  • the Australian Government Agencies Privacy Code

The privacy policy also explains how we will manage your complaint.

More on privacy

To find out more see our privacy page and our full privacy policy.


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