Terms of use

Use of the Student Wellbeing Hub (SWH) is subject to the Terms of Use set out below. Please read and ensure you understand these Terms of Use prior to using the SWH. If you proceed to use the SWH, your use will be taken as acceptance of these Terms of Use.

Education Services Australia Limited (ESA) may amend these Terms of Use from time to time. You are responsible for regularly reviewing them. Your continued use of the SWH constitutes your agreement to the most up-to-date version of the Terms of Use at any given time.

Please note that no legal relationship is created between the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA and any SWH user.

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Content means content appearing on the SWH which is owned by the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA. For clarity, Content does not include content on any Third-Party Website or elsewhere;

ESA means Education Services Australia Limited;

Student Wellbeing Hub or SWH is the Student Wellbeing Hub (including the SWH Professional Learning Courses and the SWH School Wellbeing Check), but does not include websites to which the SWH has links;

Third-Party Content means content appearing on the SWH that is owned by a party other than the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA;

Third-Party Website means a website that is owned and/or operated by a party other than the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA.


Unless indicated otherwise:

  • all intellectual property rights subsisting in the Content and the SWH are owned by the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA; and
  • the Content may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence. Creative Common logo

Where particular Content is indicated as being offered under a licence other than the CC BY 4.0 licence, that Content may be used in accordance with the licence indicated.

Acknowledgement is given underneath Third-Party Content indicating that the content is owned by a third party, except for the Third-Party Content used in the SWH design and listed at the end of these Terms of Use.

Where Third-Party Content is not indicated as being licensed under a Creative Commons licence nor as being from one of the specified third parties listed below, that Third-Party Content may be used, reproduced and communicated free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided that any acknowledgements appearing on that Content are retained and moral rights are respected.

Third-Party Content from these specified third parties may be used as follows:

  • Pixabay images are in the public domain and may be used freely;
  • Flickr images are available under certain Creative Commons licences, and a particular image may be used in accordance with the terms of the corresponding Creative Commons licence specified and linked to in the acknowledgement;
  • ESA images may be used for non-commercial educational purposes; and
  • 123RFAlamy Stock PhotoGetty ImagesiStock and Shutterstock images may be viewed only.

Where you use the Content and/or Third-Party Content in accordance with these Terms of Use, you do not need to comply with the requirements of any statutory licence (for example, pay royalties to a copyright collecting society such as the Copyright Agency) for that Content or Third-Party Content.


Requests and enquiries concerning rights and copyright should be directed to:

The Copyright Officer
Education Services Australia
PO Box 177 Carlton VIC 3053
[email protected]


The SWH contains links to Third-Party Websites. The Commonwealth of Australia and ESA:

  • are not liable for Third-Party Websites;
  • do not control Third-Party Websites;
  • make no representations with respect to the intellectual property rights in the content of Third-Party Websites; and
  • do not endorse or control the content on Third-Party Websites or any associated organisation, product or service.

Your access to Third-Party Websites and use of their content is at your own risk. It is your responsibility to read and comply with any terms of use and legal notices that apply to Third-Party Websites. You should exercise your own independent skill and judgement before you rely on the content on a Third-Party Website. The SWH is not a substitute for independent professional advice and you should obtain appropriate professional advice relevant to your particular circumstances.

SWH contains links to Third-Party Websites which, at the time of linking, were perceived as being relevant and of educational value. However, as content on Third-Party Websites is not controlled by the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA, such content may change over time without the knowledge of the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA. If you discover that content on a Third-Party Website is unexpected or inappropriate for an education audience please contact [email protected] as soon as possible.

The Commonwealth of Australia and ESA endeavour to link to Third-Party Websites that are openly licensed for educational use (for example, licensed under a Creative Commons licence). However, some Third-Party Websites may not be openly licensed for educational use. Copying and communicating material from those Third-Party Websites by educational institutions may attract Copyright Agency fees under the Copyright Act (Cth). Copyright Agency fees are payable by the relevant State or Territory government. To the extent possible, Third-Party Websites that are not openly licensed are indicated by the words 'May be subject to Copyright Act statutory licence'.


SWH is provided to you on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis and you use it at your own risk.

The Commonwealth of Australia and ESA do not make any representation or warranty as to the suitability or compatibility of the SWH to any computer system, or that the SWH is free of error, defect, virus or other harmful element or fit for the purpose for which you intend to use it.

Neither the Commonwealth of Australia nor ESA will be responsible for any loss, damage, liability or expense suffered by you or anyone else arising from your use of the SWH.



If you have any questions about these Terms of Use or want to discuss any matter regarding the SWH, please contact ESA at [email protected].



Blackboard image: iStock.com/Marrio31; Box and sky: iStock.com/j_eitzen; Children running: Cathy Yeulet/123RF; Couple in jeans holding hands: keith morris/Alamy Stock Photo; Cover of Changing the picture: © Our Watch (2018); Cover of Reducing violence against women and their children: Australian Government Department of Social Services; Cover of Violence against women in Australia: © VicHealth 2017; Drawing around a student: Education Services Australia; 'Empathy' text: Feng Yu/Alamy Stock Photo; Father and daughter: asife/Shutterstock.com; Father and son: aldomurillo/Getty Images; Female student working on tablet device: Education Services Australia; Four children lying on the grass: iStock.com/Wavebreakmedia; Four children standing together in park: iStock.com/Wavebreakmedia; Four colleagues consulting: iStock.com/javi_indy; Group of five people studying: javi_indy/Shutterstock.com; Four colleagues with water bottles: iStock.com/nd3000; Four students looking at a book: goodluz/Shutterstock.com; Four teenagers at the beach: iStock.com/franckreporter; Girl in her bedroom: Hero Images/Getty Images; Girl in pink jeans looking at Twitter: Robin Beckham/BEEPstock/Alamy Stock Photo; Girl in red jumper facing away: Darlene Acero/Flickr.com; Girl in uniform clasping hands: Joseph Chan on Unsplash; Girl with red headphones: iStock.com/Milan Markovic; Girl with skateboard: Sergey Novikov/Alamy Stock Photo; Group of businesspeople: Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images; Group of female students in straw boaters: Nick Haslam/Alamy Stock Photo; Group of teenagers having fun: Rod and Julia Campbell/Stocksy; Hand holding clear glass ball: Anika Huizinga/Unsplash; Hands forming heart: d3sign/Getty Images; 'I'm With Her' sign: jeremy sutton-hibbert/Alamy Stock Photo; Jigsaw puzzle (detail): James Petts/CC BY-SA 2.0; Legs dangling in pool: Thomas Barwick/Getty Images; Lunch sign: Education Services Australia; Male teenager on computer: iStock.com/ljubaphoto; Mother and daughter at the beach: PhotoAlto sas/Alamy Stock Photo; People working together at table: Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock.com; PE teacher leading exercise class: Ian Allenden/Alamy Stock Photo; 'Pinky swear': cherylholt/pixabay; Primary school children lying on grass: Education Services Australia; 'Respect' text: Stefan Malloch/Shutterstock.com; Rising: mRio/CC BY 2.0; School formal: Jupiter Images/Getty Images; Soccer coach with students: Ian Allenden/Alamy Stock Photo; Stacking hands: Chris Pearsall/Alamy Stock Photo; Student artwork about Tim: Education Services Australia; Students climbing: Rick Stevens/SMH/Fairfax Syndication; Students cross-legged using tablet devices: Wavebreak Media ltd/Alamy Stock Photo; Students in red uniforms running: Cathy Yeulet/123RF; Students' legs: iStock.com/JohnnyGreig; Students making funny faces: Wander Woman Collective/Getty Images; Students running on playground: Dan Kenyon/Getty Images; Students using desktop computers: iStock.com/Christopher Futcher; Teacher and student conversing: Graham Tidy/Canberra Times/Fairfax Syndication; Teacher and student looking at tablet device: Maskot/Getty Images; Teacher talking to students at table: Thomas Barwick/Getty Images; Teachers having a discussion: iStock.com/monkeybusinessimages; Teenagers looking at laptop: Sean Prior/Alamy Stock Photo; Teenagers sitting on beach: iStock.com/AntonioGuillem; Three boys in PE uniforms: OJO Images Ltd/Alamy Stock Photo; Three colleagues conversing: iStock.com/Steve Debenport; Three female students with medals: Allenden/Alamy Stock Photo; Three male teenagers lying on the grass: Image Source/Getty Images; Three male students wearing backpacks: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock.com; Three students in white using computers: iStock.com/FatCamera; Three students lying on grass using laptop: Stockbroker/Alamy Stock Photo; Two boys sitting on jetty: PeterDargatz/pixabay; Two female students in blue uniforms using tablet device: Education Services Australia; Two female students on play equipment: iStock.com/SolStock; Two female students reading a book: Education Services Australia; Two teenage girls viewing content on a laptop: Cultura Creative (RF)/Alamy Stock Photo; Two girls looking at computer screen: imageBROKER/Alamy Stock Photo; Two happy teenagers looking at mobile phones: Jane Williams/Alamy Stock Photo; Two secondary students in uniform choosing library books: Fredrick Kippe/Alamy Stock Photo; Two secondary students in uniform looking at tablet device: Juice Images/Alamy Stock Photo; Two students reading on park bench: Lee Avison/Stocksy; Two women sitting together laughing: Golden Pixels LLC/Alamy Stock Photo; Two young children playing with artwork: Education Services Australia; Visualisation of COVID-19 virus: Fusion Medical Animation/Unsplash; Young boy balancing: Hero Images/Getty Images; Young people wearing baseball caps: pixelfit/Getty Images; Young students playing with building blocks: iStock.com/asiseeit; Young students sitting on the floor with a laptop: Education Services Australia; Artwork depicting two hands clasping: Tim Mossholder/Unsplash; Heart shaped stickers on a window: Marie Chiong/Unsplash; COVID-19 written multiple times with marker pen: Marjan Blan/Unsplash.


ACT: (logo) ACT Education Directorate; Beyond Blue Be You: (logo and image) Be You, © 2019 Commonwealth Government Australia; National Principles for Child Safe Organisations: (logo) Australian Human Rights Commission, with permission; New Zealand: (logo) Education Review Office, (image) Education Review Office © Crown copyright CC BY 3.0 NZ; NT: (logo) © Northern Territory of Australia (Department of Education) 2017, (image) LittlePanda29/Shutterstock.com; Qld: (logo) The Queensland Government logo is used with permission, for single purpose only, on Education Services Australia's Student Wellbeing Hub, to accompany descriptive text about the Queensland Government's student wellbeing initiatives. No other use of the Queensland Coat of Arms or Government logo is permitted, (text and link) State of Queensland (Department of Education) 2019 CC BY4.0; Vic: (image) iStock.com/JohnnyGreig; WA: (logo) Department of Education Western Australia, (image) iStock.com/yellowsarah; World Health Organization: (image) © 2016 Farid Ahmed, Courtesy of Photoshare

These Terms of Use were last updated on 23 September 2021.