Although the information on this site and available from AussieDivorce has been prepared with the expert advice of an experienced family law barrister, this site does not claim to be a substitute for a lawyer. Likewise, although it is full of useful tips for conciliation, financial arrangements and personal growth, it does not replace a financial planner, accountant or therapist.

Every individual’s situation is different and will require a different approach, and different strategies. aims to provide practical advice about dealing with legal, financial and emotional issues. However, you will still need a lawyer for legal advice and an accountant or financial planner for financial advice. You may also need counselling for emotional support.

In compiling the information contained on, and accessed through, this website ('Information') the Pty Limited has used its best endeavours to ensure that the Information is correct and current at the time of publication but takes no responsibility for any error, omission or defect therein.

To the extent permitted by law, Pty Limited and its employees, agents and consultants exclude all liability for any loss or damage (including indirect, special or consequential loss or damage) arising from the use of, or reliance on, the information whether or not caused by any negligent act or omission. If any law prohibits the exclusion of such liability, Pty Limited limits its liability to the extent permitted by law, to the re-supply of the Information.

Copyright Notice

This website and its contents, including but not limited to pages, documents, online graphics, audio and video, are subject to copyright under the laws of Australia and, through international treaties, other countries. The copyright is owned by Pty Limited, or in the case of some materials, third parties.

You may view this website and its contents and save an electronic copy, or print out a copy, or parts of this website solely for your own personal, non-commercial use, information, research or educational purposes within your organisation, but only if you (a) do not modify the copy from how it appears on Pty Limited’s website; (b) retain all headers and footers; (c) include the copyright notice © Pty Limited 2009 on the copy.

You must not reproduce, transmit (including broadcast), adapt or otherwise exercise the copyright in the whole or any part of this website for any other purpose except as expressly permitted by Pty Limited.

Trademark Notice and Pty Limited’s Name

This site includes registered trademarks and trademarks that are the subject of pending applications or which are otherwise protected by law including, but not limited to the words and the logo. Unless otherwise indicated, they are owned by Pty Limited in Australia and may be the subject of rights in other countries.

You may not use Pty Limited’s trademarks or the name Pty Limited unless with Pty Limited’s prior written consent.

Third Party Sites

This website contains links to third party sites. Pty Limited is not responsible for the condition or the content of those sites as they are not under Pty Limited’s control. The link/s are provided solely for your convenience and do not indicate, expressly or impliedly, any endorsement of the site/s or the products or services provided there. You access those sites and use their products and services solely at your own risk.

Use of information

Any information, ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques provided by, or obtained from, you or your use of Pty Limited’s website shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Pty Limited shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to others without limitation.

Applicable law

This website (excluding any linked third party sites) is controlled by Pty Limited. By accessing this site, you accept that any disputes about this website or its contents are to be determined by the courts having jurisdiction in New South Wales in accordance with the laws in force in New South Wales (except any principle of conflict of laws inconsistent with this requirement). This website may be accessed throughout Australia and overseas. Pty Limited makes no representation that the content of this website complies with the laws (including intellectual property laws) of any country outside Australia. If you access this site from outside Australia, you do so on your own responsibility and are responsible for ensuring compliance with all laws in the place where you are located.

Email Address

A valid email address is required to process feedback or other electronic communication from you to our site.

Email addresses supplied by users will be retained and used only for the purpose for which they were provided.

If you wish to change your contact details, please forward this information to Protecting your privacy We are committed to providing you with the highest levels of customer service. This includes protecting your privacy.

Set out below is information that we are required to communicate to our customers. We recommend that you keep this information for future reference.

Your personal information

Personal information held by us may include your name, date of birth, current and previous addresses, telephone or mobile phone number, email address, bank account or credit card details, occupation, driver's licence number without limit.

If you choose not to provide certain personal information (e.g. your date of birth), we may not be able to provide you with the services you require, or the level of service on which we pride ourselves.

Occasionally, you may need to provide personal information about other individuals to us (e.g. about your spouses). If so, we rely on you to inform those individuals that you are providing their personal information to us and to advise them that we can be contacted for further information (see 'How to contact us' at the end of this brochure).

How we collect personal information

We collect personal information in a number of ways, including:

directly from you, for example, when you provide information by phone, in application forms or other agreements, or when you submit your personal details through our websites (eg. during registration);
from third parties such as our related companies, credit reporting agencies or your representatives;
from publicly available sources of information;
from the organisations identified under 'When we disclose your personal information';
from our own records of how you use our services;
when you visit our website; or How we use your personal information

Your personal information may be used to:

verify your identity;
assist you to subscribe to our services;
provide the services you require;
inform you of ways the services provided to you could be improved;
research and develop our services;
gain an understanding of your information and communication needs in order for us to provide you with a better service; and
maintain and develop our business systems and infrastructure, including testing and upgrading of these systems.
Also, your personal information is collected so that we, our related bodies can promote and market services to you (including by way of direct mail, telemarketing, email, SMS and MMS messages). This is to keep you informed of products, services and special offers and may continue after you cease acquiring services from us. If you do not wish us, our related bodies or our dealers to contact you to promote and market products, services and special offers to you, please call [Insert].

When we disclose your personal information

In order to deliver the services you require, we may disclose your personal information to organisations outside of Pty Limited. Your personal information is disclosed to these organisations only in relation to us providing our services to you.

These organisations carry out our:

customer enquiries;
mailing operations;
billing and debt-recovery functions;
information technology services;
market research; and website usage analysis.
We take reasonable steps to ensure that these organisations are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information.

In addition, we may disclose your personal information to:

your authorised representatives or your legal advisers (e.g. when requested by you to do so);
our related companies;
our professional advisers, including our accountants, auditors and lawyers;
government and regulatory authorities and other organisations, as required or authorised by law; and organisations who manage our business and corporate strategies, including those involved in a transfer/sale of all or part of our assets or business (including accounts and trade receivables) and those involved in managing our corporate risk and funding functions (e.g. securitisation). Help us to ensure we hold accurate information

We take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the personal information we collect, use and disclose is accurate, complete and up-to-date.

However, the accuracy of that information depends to a large extent on the information you provide. That's why we recommend that you:

let us know if there are any errors in your personal information; and keep us up-to-date with changes to your personal information such as your name or address. You can access your personal information You have a right to access your personal information, subject to some exceptions allowed by law. If you would like to do so, please let us know. You may be required to put your request in writing for security reasons.

We reserve the right to charge a fee for searching for and providing access to your information.

How to contact us

If you have any questions in relation to privacy, please email us on Alternatively, you can write to Pty Limited PO Box 2263 Bondi Junction NSW 1355