The Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development (the IESC) is responsible for the development and ongoing operation of the IESC website.
The IESC website is presented by the Commonwealth for the purpose of disseminating information free of charge for the benefit of the public.
The Commonwealth monitors the quality of the information available on this website and updates the information regularly.
However, the Commonwealth does not guarantee, and accepts no legal liability whatsoever arising from or connected to, the use of or reliance on any material contained on this website or on any linked site.
In particular and without limit to the generality of the above:
- the Commonwealth does not guarantee that access to or the supply of, any material or other feature on this website will be continuous, uninterrupted or free from error;
- information provided in publications of the Australian Government is considered to be true and correct at the time of publication. Changes in the circumstances after time of publication may impact on the accuracy of this information and the Commonwealth gives no assurance as to the accuracy of any information or advice contained.
The Commonwealth recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to their use of this website and that users carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of the material on the website for their purposes.
This website is not a substitute for independent professional advice and users should obtain any appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.
The material on this website may include the views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of the Commonwealth, or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action.
Security of the IESC website
The IESC, with the assistance of the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water, applies a range of security controls to protect its website from unauthorised access. However, users should be aware that the World Wide Web is an insecure public network that gives rise to a potential risk that a user's transactions are being viewed, intercepted or modified by third parties or that files which the user downloads may contain computer viruses, disabling codes, worms or other devices or defects.
The Commonwealth accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user's computer system, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this website or its use. Users are encouraged to take appropriate and adequate precautions to ensure that whatever is selected from this site is free of viruses or other contamination that may interfere with or damage the user's computer system, software or data.
You should report any suspicious or unauthorised activity relating to your use of iesc.environment.gov.au by contacting us. This will help us make iesc.environment.gov.au as secure as we can.
Links to external websites
This website contains links to other websites that are external to the IESC. The IESC takes reasonable care in linking websites but has no direct control over the content of the linked websites, the changes that may occur to the content on those websites, or the security arrangements applying to those websites. It is the responsibility of users to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and completeness of information contained on linked external websites.
Links to external websites do not constitute an endorsement or a recommendation of any material on those websites or of any third party products or services offered by, from or through those websites. Users of links provided by this website are responsible for being aware of which organisation is hosting the website they visit.
We make every reasonable effort to maintain links to current and accurate information. Please contact us to report any broken links.
The IESC website has been developed with usability principles as a main driver of design. The IESC is always keen to receive ideas and feedback from its website users, so if you have any comments or questions please contact us.
Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601
phone: +61 2 6274 1111