Fwd: Re: [LINK] Promoting education in Australia
Sun, 12 Aug 2001 11:53:54 +1000
>On Sat, 11 Aug 2001, Tony Barry wrote:
>> The government, as we know, wished to promote students from overseas
>> to study in Australia. They do so at
>From: Howard Lowndes <email@example.com>
>Mind you they might also respond that the site was developed as part of
>their outsourcing and hence is not their problem, but that of the
There's no 'About Us' segment of the site, so it's not apparent from
the site's content who the publisher is and hence what laws and
policies they're subject to. That's in breach of reasonable
expectations, probably policy, and maybe the law.
A company is required by law to provide their ACN on a web-site, and
no ACN is evident; so of course it can't be a company ...
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ATC is a statutory authority within the ISR portfolio:
But the Privacy link goes to the standard *DETYA* privacy statement,
A DNS-lookup on studyinaustralia.gov.au
and a reverse DNS on that reverts to studyinaustralia.gov.au; so no joy there.
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So someone in the range ATC / DETYA / DEWRSB seems to wear it.
Plenty of scope for buck-passing there ... Whoever's it is, it's all
a bit of a cock-up.
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