Terms & Policies

Last updated: December 22, 2022

By using commonground.org.au website, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

Terms of use

Common Ground First Nations has taken due care to ensure that the information we provide on this website is true and accepted from the communities in which it comes from. However, we cannot guarantee, nor do we accept any legal liability arising from or connected to, the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of anything contained on this website that was provided by community. You agree to indemnify from and against any and all liabilities or expenses arising from, or in any way related to, your use of this website.

Using this website and sharing information you agree:

  • When sharing content you must give credit to Common Ground First Nations and the author/artist that has contributed.
  • You will not paraphrase or take snippets from articles without full context.
  • You will not use our branding for commercial use without approval.

Privacy policy


Protecting your privacy is important to Common Ground First Nations. The following statement will help you understand how we collect and safeguard your personal information.

When you browse our website, you do so anonymously. We cannot see your personal user activity. We do not share your information with anyone outside our organisation. We do log your IP address (the Internet address of your computer) to help track which parts of the website are visited and how much time is spent there. IP addresses are not linked to anything personally identifiable. This website may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the site.

Common Ground First Nations reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time.


Unless otherwise stated, the copyright in all materials displayed on this website is owned by both Common Ground First Nations and the participating authors and artists and used under licence. You may not use or reproduce any copyright material on this website for any other purpose without written consent.

Community guidelines

In order to create a positive and engaging environment for users on Common Ground’s website and social media platforms, we ask all users to treat each other with respect. Users may disagree with an idea; however, they must be respectful of others at all times. Insults, threats or harassment of other users, organisations or employees are prohibited.

Common Ground will not tolerate and reserves its right to delete or report any comment or post that directly or indirectly references our website that are:

  • Defamatory, indecent, hateful, racist, xenophobic, homophobic, sexist, disgraceful, vulgar or inappropriate 
  • Encourage or suggest illegal activity
  • Announcements or political organisations
  • Unintelligible or irrelevant

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these terms and policies, you can contact us:

  • By email: hello@commonground.org.au