Education Services Australia Limited (ESA) may amend these Terms of Use from time to time. You are responsible for regularly reviewing them. Your continued use of the SWH constitutes your agreement to the most up-to-date version of the Terms of Use at any given time.

Please note that no legal relationship is created between the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA and any SWH user.


Content means content appearing on the SWH which is owned by the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA. For clarity, Content does not include content on any Third-Party Website or elsewhere;

ESA means Education Services Australia Limited;

Student Wellbeing Hub or SWH is the Student Wellbeing Hub (including the SWH Professional Learning Courses and the SWH School Wellbeing Check), but does not include websites to which the SWH has links;

Third-Party Content means content appearing on the SWH that is owned by a party other than the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA;

Third-Party Website means a website that is owned and/or operated by a party other than the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA.


Unless indicated otherwise:

  • all intellectual property rights subsisting in the Content and the SWH are owned by the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA; and
  • the Content may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence.

Where particular Content is indicated as being offered under a licence other than the CC BY 4.0 licence, that Content may be used in accordance with the licence indicated.

Acknowledgement is given underneath Third-Party Content indicating that the content is owned by a third party, except for the Third-Party Content used in the SWH design and listed at the end of these Terms of Use.

Where Third-Party Content is not indicated as being licensed under a Creative Commons licence nor as being from one of the specified third parties listed below, that Third-Party Content may be used, reproduced and communicated free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes until 30 June 2020, provided that any acknowledgements appearing on that Content are retained and moral rights are respected.

Third-Party Content from these specified third parties may be used as follows:

  • Pixabay images are in the public domain and may be used freely;
  • Flickr images are available under certain Creative Commons licences, and a particular image may be used in accordance with the terms of the corresponding Creative Commons licence specified and linked to in the acknowledgement;
  • ESA images may be used for non-commercial educational purposes; and
  • 123RF, Alamy Stock Photo, Getty Images, iStock and Shutterstock images may be viewed only.

Where you use the Content and/or Third-Party Content in accordance with these Terms of Use, you do not need to comply with the requirements of any statutory licence (for example, pay royalties to a copyright collecting society such as the Copyright Agency) for that Content or Third-Party Content.


Requests and enquiries concerning rights and copyright should be directed to:

The Copyright Officer
Education Services Australia
PO Box 177 Carlton VIC 3053


The SWH contains links to Third-Party Websites. The Commonwealth of Australia and ESA:

  • are not liable for Third-Party Websites;
  • do not control Third-Party Websites;
  • make no representations with respect to the intellectual property rights in the content of Third-Party Websites; and
  • do not endorse or control the content on Third-Party Websites or any associated organisation, product or service.

Your access to Third-Party Websites and use of their content is at your own risk. It is your responsibility to read and comply with any terms of use and legal notices that apply to Third-Party Websites. You should exercise your own independent skill and judgement before you rely on the content on a Third-Party Website. The SWH is not a substitute for independent professional advice and you should obtain appropriate professional advice relevant to your particular circumstances.

SWH contains links to Third-Party Websites which, at the time of linking, were perceived as being relevant and of educational value. However, as content on Third-Party Websites is not controlled by the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA, such content may change over time without the knowledge of the Commonwealth of Australia or ESA. If you discover that content on a Third-Party Website is unexpected or inappropriate for an education audience please contact as soon as possible.

The Commonwealth of Australia and ESA endeavour to link to Third-Party Websites that are openly licensed for educational use (for example, licensed under a Creative Commons licence). However, some Third-Party Websites may not be openly licensed for educational use. Copying and communicating material from those Third-Party Websites by educational institutions may attract Copyright Agency fees under the Copyright Act (Cth). Copyright Agency fees are payable by the relevant State or Territory government. To the extent possible, Third-Party Websites that are not openly licensed are indicated by the words 'May be subject to Copyright Act statutory licence'.


SWH is provided to you on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis and you use it at your own risk.

The Commonwealth of Australia and ESA do not make any representation or warranty as to the suitability or compatibility of the SWH to any computer system, or that the SWH is free of error, defect, virus or other harmful element or fit for the purpose for which you intend to use it.

Neither the Commonwealth of Australia nor ESA will be responsible for any loss, damage, liability or expense suffered by you or anyone else arising from your use of the SWH.


If you have any questions about these Terms of Use or want to discuss any matter regarding the SWH, please contact ESA at



Row of students in red uniforms running in the school playground: Cathy Yeulet/123RF; Row of students running in the park: Cathy Yeulet/123RF.


Boy using laptop on wooden table: Source/Alamy Stock Photo; Female skateboarder: Sergey Novikov/Alamy Stock Photo; Female sport teacher leading exercise class: Ian Allenden/Alamy Stock Photo; Female students stack hands before a sports game: Chris Pearsall/Alamy Stock Photo; Female student using computer mouse: Brownstock/Alamy Stock Photo; Female student using Twitter on laptop: Robin Beckham/BEEPstock/Alamy Stock Photo; Female student with glasses using desktop computer at school: Ian Shaw/Alamy Stock Photo; Female teacher in doorway of classroom: Roger Askew/Alamy Stock Photo; Female teacher using laptop with world globe in background: SIBSA Digital Pvt. Ltd./Alamy Stock Photo; Four female students with sports medals: Ian Allenden/Alamy Stock Photo; Four secondary students sitting against school lockers: PhotoAlto/Alamy Stock Photo; Group of female students in straw boaters: Nick Haslam/Alamy Stock Photo; Group of standing school students in blue school uniforms: Fredrick Kippe/Alamy Stock Photo; Group of teenagers looking at laptop: MBI/Alamy Stock Photo; Male sport teacher coaching student soccer team: Ian Allenden/Alamy Stock photo; Male student using tablet device and looking perturbed: Hero Images Inc./Alamy Stock Photo; Male teacher helping young female student at her desk: Paul Doyle/Alamy Stock Photo; Male teacher standing at back of classroom: OJO Images/Alamy Stock Photo; Mother and daughter walking on the beach: PhotoAlto sas/Alamy Stock Photo; Mother and son hugging outside: MBI/Alamy Stock Photo; Rear view of two desktop computer screens and a hand on computer mouse: Cultura Creative (RF)/Alamy Stock Photo; Rear view of young couple wearing jeans: Keith Morris/Alamy Stock Photo; Teenage students in school computer lab: Juice Images/Alamy Stock Photo; Teenage student using laptop in her bedroom: Teodora Valentinova/Alamy Stock Photo; Three female students: Thomas Cockrem/Alamy Stock Photo; Three male students on the sports field: OJO Images Ltd/Alamy Stock Photo; Three students looking at mobile phone in school hallway: Cultura Creative (RF)/Alamy Stock Photo; Three students on lawn using laptop: Stockbroker/Alamy Stock Photo; Three teachers using tablet devices together: Image Source/Alamy Stock Photo; Three teenage students sitting outside on a wall: Minerva Studio/Alamy Stock Photo; Two female students looking at desktop computer screen: ImageBROKER/Alamy Stock Photo; Two female students sitting and laughing: Golden Pixels LLS/Alamy Stock Photo; Two female teachers talking in school hallway: Blend Images/Alamy Stock Photo; Two happy students: Russotwins/Alamy Stock Photo; Two students in school uniforms in the library: Fredrick Kippe /Alamy Stock Photo; Two teenage girls using laptop in bedroom: Cultura Creative (RF)/Alamy Stock Photo; Two teenagers using mobile phones at home: Jane Williams/Alamy Stock Photo; Two teenage students in school uniforms using tablet device: Juice Images/Alamy Stock Photo; Young female students in school computer lab: MBI/ Alamy Stock Photo; Young students sitting cross-legged and using tablet devices: Wavebreak Media Ltd/Alamy Stock Photo.

These Terms of Use were last updated on 4 July 2019.