If you follow us, you can expect tweets, photos and videos covering some or all of the following:
press releases on the department's activities and Ministerial speeches will be announced via Twitter in addition to normal distribution channels
event information and occasional live coverage of events
alerts about new content on our website and links to official department publications
other practical information on services available through the department
The department is not responsible, liable for and does not endorse the privacy practices of any linked websites. Your use of social media websites is at your own risk. The department assumes no responsibility or liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred as a result of any use or reliance upon the information and material contained within or downloaded from these websites.
Who we follow
The Department will follow other government departments and agencies, as well as any accounts followed by our audience, or accounts of interest to our followers. The Press Office reserves the right to determine whether or not an account should be followed.
Retweets are not endorsements of an opinion or comment.
The Department of Children and Youth Affairs retweets third parties where they are a government department or office (including international or multilateral government), or a related organisation. Other third parties may be retweeted in circumstances where we consider there to be direct benefit to our followers. This will be determined by the Press Office on a case-by-case basis.
Replies and Direct Messages
Unfortunately, we cannot provide replies or other feedback to our followers.
Our use of Twitter is not intended as a means of contacting the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, or submitting personal or press queries. Sending a message via Twitter is not considered as contacting the Department for official purposes. Such contact should be made through our business units, details of which are available on our website.