Terms of Use

This statement sets out the terms of conditions for the supply of material on CPD Central, the use of that material, and access to CPD Central.

Conditions of Use of this CPD application

This agreement together with any additional terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained elsewhere on CPD Central form the conditions of supply of material on, use of and access to CPD Central. Your continued use of CPD Central constitutes an affirmative, acknowledgment and agreement by you that you accept and agree to abide and be bound by these conditions and any modifications.

Should you object to any of these conditions or any subsequent modifications your only recourse is to immediately discontinue your use of CPD Central.

Accuracy of information and disclaimer of warranties

All material on CPD Central is provided in good faith. It is derived from sources believed to be accurate and current as at the date of publication. Your use of CPD Central is at your sole risk. Access to CPD Central is provided on an 'as available' basis. Neither CPD Central, its related bodies corporate nor its or their directors or employees make any representation or warranty that (i) any material on CPD Central will be reliable, accurate or complete (nor do they accept any responsibility arising in any way for errors in, or omissions from that material); or (ii) your access to CPD Central will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. CPD Central will not be liable for loss resulting from any action or decision by you in reliance on the information on CPD Central, nor any interruption, delay in operation or transmission, virus, communications failure, Internet access difficulties, or malfunction in equipment or software.

General information only - non advisory

The material on CPD Central provides general information only. It is not intended as advice and must not be relied upon as such. You should make your own inquiries and take independent advice tailored to your specific circumstances prior to making any decisions.


The material provided on CPD Central is copyright protected. You may use this material for your own personal reference only. Except for the temporary copy held in the computer's cache and a single permanent copy for your personal reference, the material may not otherwise be used, copied, reproduced, published, stored in a retrieval system, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means in whole or part (except where such use constitutes fair dealing under the Copyright Act) without the prior written approval of CPD Central or the appropriate supplier or licensor of CPD Central.

You may not use any part of the material on CPD Central to establish, maintain or provide, or assist in establishing, maintaining or providing your own publications, Internet site or other means of distribution.


CPD Central is a trademark of CPD Central and its related bodies corporate. Other trademarks may be displayed on CPD Central from time to time. These may belong to third parties. Nothing displayed on CPD Central should be construed as granting any license or right of use of any logo, masthead or trademark displayed on a website, without the express written permission of the relevant owner.

Your conduct

As a condition of your use of CPD Central or any services on CPD Central, you warrant to CPD Central that you will not use CPD Central for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms & conditions or any other terms, conditions or notices appearing anywhere on CPD Central. You agree to abide by all applicable laws and regulations.

In particular, you agree not to:

  • use CPD Central to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise offend others;
  • publish, distribute, e-mail, transmit or disseminate any material which is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, indecent, offensive or inappropriate;
  • use any automated scripting tools or software;
  • engage in or promote any surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, unsolicited e-mailing or spamming via CPD Central;
  • impersonate any person or entity;
  • upload, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available using CPD Central any material that you do not have a right to make available under any law or contractual obligation or which contains viruses, or other computer codes, files or programs designed to interrupt, limit or destroy the functionality of other computer software or hardware;
  • breach any applicable laws or regulations.

CPD Central has no obligation to monitor any user's use of CPD Central, however CPD Central retains the right at all times to monitor, retain and disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

You will indemnify CPD Central or its related bodies corporate if CPD Central or its related bodies corporate suffer any loss or damage or incur any costs in connection with any breach of these conditions or any other legal obligation by you or your use of or conduct on CPD Central.


Unless stated to be otherwise, charges referred to for use of any services provided by CPD Central via CPD Central are GST exclusive. Where GST applies, upon payment for GST by a CPD Central member, CPD Central will deduct the GST it incurs from each payment and CPD Central will issue the member with a Tax Invoice. The balance of the payment will be credited to a member's account.

In New Zealand, GST means the 15% goods and services tax charged under Goods and Services Tax Act 1985.

In Australia, GST means the 10% goods and services tax charged under A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (the "Act"). Tax invoice means tax invoice as defined by the Act.

Third party links and advertising

Hyperlinks and pointers to websites operated by third parties will appear on CPD Central from time to time. These websites do not form part of CPD Central and are not under the control of CPD Central or its related bodies corporate and neither CPD Central nor its related bodies corporate have any responsibility for the contents of any such hyperlink or linked website. If you link to any such websites you leave CPD Central and do so entirely at your own risk.

CPD Central may display third party advertisements, which may or may not contain hyperlinks or referral buttons to websites operated by third parties. The display of such advertising does not in any way imply a recommendation or endorsement by CPD Central or its related bodies corporate of the relevant advertiser, its products or services or any such linked website.

If you contact a third party using functionality provided on CPD Central, including via e-mail, CPD Central accepts no responsibility for any actions taken by that third party in response to your communication or for any transactions entered into between you and the relevant third party.

Limitation of liability

CPD Central and its related bodies corporate do not exclude any rights and remedies available to you under the Trade Practices Act (Cth) or any similar State or Territory legislation which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. Otherwise CPD Central and its related bodies corporate exclude all conditions and warranties which may be implied by law.

Applicable law

These conditions and all other specific and additional terms which govern your use or membership of and access to CPD Central will be governed by and construed in accordance with either the laws of New Zealand or the laws of the state of Victoria, Australia, at the discretion of CPD Central and its related bodies corporate.

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