This page and any pages it links to explains Hardship Review Board website terms of use.

Using the Hardship Review Board website

You agree to use the Hardship Review Board website only for lawful purposes. You must use it in a way that does not infringe of the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by anyone else.

The terms of use, disclaimer, accessibility and privacy policies apply to use of this website.

We update the Hardship Review Board website all the time. We can change or remove content at any time without notice.

Requests to change or remove content

You can ask for content to be changed or removed from this website. We'll remove or change content:

  • in order to comply with data protection legislation covering the rights and freedoms of individuals
  • if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data or material that may be considered obscene or defamatory

Use the feedback widget to ask for content to be removed or changed. You'll need to include the web address (URL) of the content and explain why you think it should be removed.

We remove or change content at our discretion in discussion with the business area responsible for it.


Copyright of all the material on this site, including the NSW Government waratah and Hardship Review Board logo, is vested in the Crown in the right of the State of New South Wales, subject to the Copyright Act 1968.

The use of the NSW Government waratah, Hardship Review Board logos and branding is strictly prohibited.

How the material on this website may be used

The materials may be downloaded, displayed, printed and reproduced without amendment for personal, in-house or non-commercial use.

How the material on this website may not be used

Any other use of the material, including alteration, transmission or reproduction for commercial use is not permitted without the written permission of the Hardship Review Board.

To request use of Hardship Review Board information for non-personal use, or in amended form, please contact us.


The content of this website is provided for information purposes only. While reasonable care is taken to keep the content updated, the Hardship Review Board makes no warranties of any kind about its accuracy, currency or suitability for any particular purpose.

Although every care is taken to provide links to suitable material from this site, the nature of the internet prevents us from guaranteeing the suitability, completeness or accuracy of the material that this site may be linked to. Linking to an external web resource does not imply endorsement by the Hardship Review Board.

If you are accessing resources originating from a source other than the Hardship Review Board, you are personally responsible for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its content, and for complying with all applicable laws governing copyright materials.

The Hardship Review Board hereby disclaims any liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense suffered or incurred (whether directly or indirectly) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Hardship Review Board website.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test the Hardship Review Board website for viruses at every stage of production. You must make sure that the way you use this website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which can damage your computer system.

We are not responsible for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system that might happen when you use the Hardship Review Board website.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

When using the Hardship Review Board website, you must not introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material that’s malicious or technologically harmful.

You must not try to gain unauthorised access to the Hardship Review Board website, the server on which it’s stored or any server, computer or database connected to it.

You must not attack the Hardship Review Board website in any way. This includes denial-of-service attacks.

We’ll report any attacks or attempts to gain unauthorised access to the Hardship Review Board website to the relevant law enforcement authorities and share information about you with them.