Fwd: Re: [LINK] Promoting education in Australia
Sun, 12 Aug 2001 22:24:32 +1000 (EST)
Roger, where is the requirement for a company to publish it's ACN on it's
web site? I know of no such requirement.
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On Sun, 12 Aug 2001, Roger Clarke wrote:
> >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
> >> http://studyinaustralia.gov.au/Contents/Splash.html
> >From: Howard Lowndes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >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 ...
> Brand Australia
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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
> gives 126.96.36.199
> and a reverse DNS on that reverts to studyinaustralia.gov.au; so no joy there.
> But from:
> domain: studyinaustralia.gov.au
> descr: Department of Education Training and Youth Affairs
> remarks: Created 19991217
> person: Mark Andrew Straker
> e-mail: email@example.com
> 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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> critical of other consultants' work ...