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Privacy Statement

What is Personal Information and why do we collect it?

Personal Information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of Personal Information we collect includes name, address, email, and phone numbers.

We obtain personal information about constituents and people who contact our office via forms on our website, email, phone or in person as well as through the electoral roll, which is provided by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) to all political representatives.

We collect personal information primarily for the purpose of representing constituents. This includes keeping records of interactions that people have with the office and communicating with constituents about issues that are relevant to, or of interest to them.

Statistical Data

When someone browses our website, our system makes a record of that visit for the purposes of understanding how our website is performing and understanding what information is most relevant to website visitors. 

This information includes pages visited as well as technical information such as the type of browser, server address and how they arrived at our website. We do not identify users or their browsing activities. 

To enhance your experience on our site, we utilise various widely-used third-party plugins. Your browser might also load trackers from those external third-party services. These trackers belong to the third-party, meaning they control the data stored in them, not us. 

If you have concerns about the privacy implications of the trackers we use, you can block trackers using the cookie management tools in your web browser. 

Mailing Lists

When someone joins our email lists, we keep a record of that users contact details as well as a history of emails sent to them and whether the user interacted with the email. This information is used to assess the effectiveness of communications and to ensure that people are receiving relevant, high-quality emails. 


All data collected by the office is stored in password protected databases managed by reputable service providers. We strictly maintain access to these databases to minimise risk and train staff in responsible data access and handling. 

Whilst all reasonable measures have been taken to ensure your safety and privacy, users are advised that there are inherent risks in transmitting information across the internet.