Terms of

Last updated: 04 June 2021

Migration Council Australia Terms of Use

These Terms of Use apply to Your use of Our https://aacassgrantsprogram.org/ (Website).

By clicking on the “I agree” button, or using Our Website, You accept and agree to these Terms of Use.  Please read them carefully before agreeing. If You do not agree to these Terms of Use You must not use or stop use of Our Website.  Your continued use will be interpreted as agreeing to these Terms of Use.

Our Privacy Policy also applies to Your use of the Website. These Terms of Use automatically include Our Privacy Policy (as it is updated from time to time).  When We refer to the Agreement or these Terms of Use below, We mean these Terms of Use including the Privacy Policy.

When You access Our Website for the first time You will be presented with Our Privacy Policy and an option to agree to it after You have agreed to these Terms of Use.


1.1 In these Terms of Use and Our Privacy Policy, certain terms are capitalised.  Unless We say expressly otherwise, the following capitalised terms have the meaning set out below:

Agreement means the agreement between You and Us as set out in these Terms of Use applying to the use of Our Website (as may be amended by us from time to time in accordance with these Terms of Use).

Intellectual Property Rights means all intellectual property rights, including all copyright, inventions, patents, trade marks, design rights, rights in databases, trade secrets, domain names and rights in URLs, know how and other rights of a similar nature, anywhere in the world, whether registrable or not and whether registered or not, and any applications for registration or rights to make such an application or renew or continue such rights and including all adaptations and derivations of these things and all future rights in the same.

Us, We, Our means Migration Council Australia (ABN 81 158 840 325) of address at 46 Jardine St, Kingston ACT 2604 Australia and includes as applicable its directors, agents, subcontractors and employees.

YouYour means the person using or visiting Our Website.

1.2 Unless the context requires otherwise, the following rules of interpretation apply to these Terms of Use:

(a) the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
(b) headings are for convenience and do not form part of this Agreement or otherwise affect the interpretation of this Agreement;
(c) where any word or phrase is given a definite meaning in this Agreement, any part of speech or other grammatical form of that word or phrase has a corresponding meaning;
(d) the term “includes” (or any similar term) means “includes without limitation”; and
(e) where there is any conflict in meaning between the English version of this Agreement and any translation into a language other than English, the English version will apply.


2.1 We may stop providing the Website at any time for any reason.

2.2 To use Our Website, You will need internet connectivity and appropriate telecommunication links which You will need to provide at Your own cost. The terms of agreement with Your mobile network provider (Mobile Provider) will continue to apply when using the  Website and so You may be charged by Your Mobile Provider or others for access to network connection services while accessing and You accept responsibility for these charges. If You are not the bill payer for the mobile telephone or other device being used to access Our Website, You must get permission from the bill payer.

2.3 You must not hack, copy, reverse engineer, redistribute or introduce malware/viruses to extract data from Our Website or otherwise unlawfully interfere with the security or software of Our Website.

2.4 You must not use Our Website for any fraudulent or illegal purposes.

2.5 You must not engage in any conduct which restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying Our Website.


3.1 To the extent permitted by applicable law, You acknowledge and agree that We are not warranting or guaranteeing any of the following:

(a) that access and use of Our Website will be uninterrupted, error-free, or completely secure;
(b) that Our Website will be compatible, or operate in any combination with Your mobile telephone or any other device which may be selected for use by You;
(c) that Your use of Our Website will be uninterrupted and any information transmitted via Our Website will be transmitted reliably or in a timely manner; or
(d) that Our Website to be free from virus, spyware or malware.


4.1 Nothing in this Agreement or any permission granted to You to use Our Website is intended to operate or will operate as a transfer of Our Intellectual Property Rights to You.

4.2 You acknowledge that We, or Our third party licensors in respect of particular aspects, own all Intellectual Property Rights in Our Website and all information and content available in Our Website.

4.3 You must not directly or indirectly do anything that would or might invalidate or put in dispute Our rights (including Intellectual Property Rights) to or in any of Our Website, information and content available on Our Website, or the MIGRATION COUNCIL AUSTRALIA name, logos or its registered or unregistered trade marks (Trade Marks).

4.4 You must comply with Our reasonable usage guidelines and directions with respect to Our Website and the TradeMarks as notified to You from time to time.

4.5 You may access Our Website on Your device but You must not:

(a) copy, reproduce or distribute any of the content in Our Website;
(b) reverse engineer, decompile, modify or create works derivative of Our Website;
(c) remove any proprietary notice, such as copyright and trademark notices, from the Our Website.


5.1 If We reasonably suspect that You have breached this Agreement, We may suspend or terminate Your use of Our Website at Our discretion.

5.2 If We suspend Your use of our Website, We may refuse to allow You to use Our Website until You have rectified the breach of this Agreement and confirm that there will be no further breaches.

5.3 You may terminate this Agreement at any time for any reason by sending us a written notice that You have terminated it but You must stop use of Our Website immediately on such termination.

5.4 If You or We terminate this Agreement, then Your rights to use Our Website immediately cease and You must stop using our Website from Your mobile telephone or other devices.


6.1 Our Website and related content are provided as a general information resource only and are not designed to be or to replace professional or legal advice.

6.2 While We have made efforts to provide accurate advice and information through Our Website, information and advice is changing rapidly and, to the extent permitted by applicable law, We do not represent or warrant that the information, or translations of information, provided in Our Website is reliable, accurate or complete.

6.3 To the extent permitted by applicable law, We are not liable for any loss or damage resulting from any action taken or reliance made by You on any information, or translations of information, contained within the Website.

6.4 To the extent only permitted by applicable law, We exclude all liability in respect of Your use of the Website or any consequential or incidental damages, even if We have been advised by You or should have reasonably been aware of the possibility of such loss.

6.5 You acknowledge that the Website are provided as is and as available and that Your use of the Website is entirely at Your own risk.

6.6 The website links provided on the Website are provided for Your convenience only. We do not take any responsibility for their content or endorse any opinions or recommendations provided in those websites. By clicking on those website links, You agree that You are solely responsible for agreeing to the terms and conditions of those websites and for any damages or loss caused from following those links.

6.7 Nothing in this Agreement will affect Your statutory rights under applicable law including the Australian Consumer Law as set out in Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).


7.1 We may change, modify, substitute, suspend or remove the Website and any information and features contained on the Website from time to time without any notice to You.

7.2 Your access to the Website may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities. We will attempt to restore access to the Website as soon as We reasonably can.


We collect, use and disclose Your personal information in accordance with Our Privacy Policy.


9.1 Law and disputes: The laws of the Australian Capital Territory apply to this Agreement and its interpretation and construction and any claims or allegations made in connection.  Any disputes under or in connection with this Agreement will be determined by the courts of the Australian Capital Territory and You submit to the jurisdiction of those courts and courts hearing appeals from them.

9.2 Invalidity: If a provision of this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable it is to be read down or severed to the extent necessary without affecting the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.

9.3 Further Assurances: Each party must at its own expense do everything reasonably necessary to give full effect to this Agreement and the events contemplated by it.

9.4 Entire Agreement: This Agreement is the entire Agreement of the parties about its subject matter and supersedes all other representations, arrangements or agreements.

9.5 Third Party Rights: No person who is not a party to this Agreement has any rights under it or to enforce its terms.

9.6 Variation: We may amend this Agreement from time to time. The amended Agreement will be notified to You by being posted on Our Website and will take effect from the date the amended Agreement is posted on Our Website or notified to You (if earlier). If You continue to use Our Website after We have notified You of the amended Agreement, You are taken to accept and be bound to the amended Agreement.  The effective date of this Agreement is as set out in these Terms of Use.