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WIRE’s information, support and referral service, offered through our telephone service and our Women’s Information Centre, cannot guarantee or warrant the resolution of your issues. WIRE and its service does not accept liability to any person for the information, advice, strategies, skills and interventions, or the use of that advice. The advice provided should be used at your own discretion.

The content of this website is provided for information purposes only. Every effort has been made to ensure the information contained on this website is accurate and current at the time it is placed on the website. WIRE does not accept liability to any person for the information or advice, or the use of such information or advice, provided on this website.

Many factors unknown to WIRE may affect the applicability of any statement or comment that we make on this website to your particular circumstances and consequently any information or advice are to be used at your own discretion.


This website may contain links to a range of external sites provided for information purposes only. WIRE women’s information takes no responsibility for the content of these sites, nor do links to these sites imply endorsement of the views expressed by the organisation or individuals responsible for creating the sites.


WIRE  is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of any information provided by you.

We will:

  • Only collect personal information from you with your prior knowledge and consent.
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In terms of the relevant privacy legislation, we ensure that your personal information will not be disclosed to others except if required by law or other regulation.

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This page was last updated on Wednesday, September 29, 2010.
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