Social Media

Twitter Policy

Introduction

This document sets out how the National Judicial College of Australia (the College) uses Twitter.

Content

If you follow us on Twitter (@JudicialCollAUS) you can expect regular updates with news and information from the College. This includes notification of:
• Promotions of public conferences hosted by the National Judicial College of Australia
• Updates to recent case summaries added to the Commonwealth Sentencing Database
• Updates to commentary added to the Commonwealth Sentencing Database
• Updates to recent legislation added to the Commonwealth Sentencing Database
• Retweets related to the above topics

Following

The College follows organisations or individuals of relevance to it. The fact that we follow a Twitter account does not imply endorsement of any kind by the College.
If you follow us on Twitter, we will not automatically follow you back.

Replies

We welcome feedback and ideas from all our followers and read all direct messages and @replies. However we do not have the resources to reply individually to all messages we receive via Twitter.
Comments and suggestions regarding the ‘Principles and Practice’ component of the Commonwealth Sentencing Database can be forwarded to the National Judicial College of Australia by email to [email protected].

Exclusions

The College is committed to protecting your rights and safety. Tweets are reviewed during business hours. Posts that contain personal information may be removed.
We will delete all posts that are abusive, threatening, or appear defamatory, discriminatory, hateful towards any group, or that are in any way unlawful. Please note that we may block users who post material of this nature.
The College cannot provide any legal advice.

Your Privacy

Remember, any posts you make on a social networking site, including Twitter, are publicly viewable and searchable. Your posts may remain online indefinitely and can be found through search engines.
You should also be aware that Twitter is an external site and that when using it you are bound by the terms and conditions of use of that site.