Site usage

This site utilises non-persistent (per session) cookies to hold information about your computer environment (for example, Operating System) that has been detected while loading the QAO website. Cookies benefit all users with faster access to our website and they do not put files on the user's local hard drive. All cookies will be immediately lost when you end your internet session and shut down your computer. If the user's browser is set to disable all cookies then our site can still be viewed but response times may be marginally slower.

When you look at the QAO website, our Internet Service Provider makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes only:

  • the user's server address and the user's top level domain name (for example, .com, .gov, .au)
  • the date and time of the visit to the site
  • the pages accessed and documents downloaded
  • the previous site visited
  • the type of browser used.

No attempt is or will be made to identify user browsing activities except in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect activity logs.

No purchases or payments are accepted through this website.

Correspondence and feedback

All correspondence sent to QAO via email or an e-form will be treated as a public record and retained in accordance with the Public Records Act 2002 and any other relevant regulations.

QAO will not add names and address details to our mailing list unless we have been requested to do so. Emails may be monitored by our website support staff for system trouble shooting and maintenance purposes.