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Dobson Mitchell & Allport Pty Ltd (ACN 143 016 586)
trading as Dobson Mitchell Allport

These Terms of Use were last updated January 2019.

These terms and conditions (Terms of Use) apply to the use of Our website, (Website). In accessing or using the Website, You agree to be bound by and to comply with the Terms of Use. If You do not accept the Terms of Use, You must refrain from using the Website.

  1. Website
    This website is owned and operated by Dobson Mitchell & Allport Pty Ltd (ACN 143 016 586). Throughout the Terms of Use we are referred to as Dobson Mitchell Allport, We, Our or Us. We refer to an individual as You or Your.
  2. Acceptance of Terms of Use and Amendments
    1. The Terms of Use apply to every person who uses the Website and any documents, information, forms, or services provided from the Website. Your access and continued use of the Website constitutes Your agreement to comply with the Terms of Use.
    2. We may amend the Terms of Use from time to time without notice. Any amendment will be effective immediately. You should read the Terms of Use from time to time for changes.
  3. Your use of the Website
    1. The Website is available to provide information to You about Dobson Mitchell Allport, including Our contact details, range of services and general information.
    2. You must not use the Website in a way that breaches the Terms of Use or for unlawful activities or purposes.
  4. Information on Website
    1. All information provided by Us on the Website, including in any ‘update’ articles is general information only and is not intended to constitute or substitute legal or other professional advice. While We make every effort to provide You with up to date information, information can quickly become out of date. We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, reliability or timeliness of the Website or information on the Website.
    2. You should seek legal or other professional advice before acting or relying on any information or material which is made available to You on the Website.
  5. Privacy Policy
    1. The Terms of Use incorporate and must be read in conjunction with Our privacy policy, available at the following link:
    2. We will use any personal information You provide to Us via the Website in accordance with Our privacy policy and any personal information collection statements provided or otherwise notified to You from time to time.
  6. Migration General Enquiry Form
    1. If You access or use the Migration General Enquiry Form, the Terms of Use incorporate and must be read in conjunction with the Migration Portal and Forms Terms of Use, available at the following link: TKTK as well as its accompanying Personal Information Collection Statement available at:
  7. Registered User
    1. In order to access some of the information contained on the Website, You may need to become a registered user (including but not limited to in relation to the Migration General Enquiry Form). To become a registered user, You must complete Your registration details in accordance with the manner described on the Website.
  8. Third party websites
    1. Materials or information on the Website may contain links or references to material on other websites (including third party websites). The links to other websites are for convenience only and We do not sponsor, approve or endorse any third party websites or material. When browsing through any third party websites, You may be bound by the terms and conditions posted on those third party websites.
  9. IT security
    1. You must take Your own precautions to ensure that the process which You employ for accessing the Website does not expose You to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which may damage Your own computer system and/or mobile device. We do not accept responsibility for any security issues or damage to Your own computer system or mobile device which arises in connection with Your use of the Website or any other linked website.
  10. Disclaimer of Liability
    1. To the extent permitted by applicable law, all representations, warranties and other terms are excluded. Dobson Mitchell Allport is not liable to You or any other person for any loss or damage arising or in connection with the use of the Website or any linked materials, including any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damage (such as loss of profits, data, business revenue, business or goodwill) except to the extent any liability cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law Schedule of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (Australian Consumer Law).
    2. If You are a consumer, nothing in the Terms of Use restricts, limits or modifies Your rights or remedies for failure to comply with a statutory guarantee under the Australian Consumer Law.
  11. Intellectual Property
    1. Unless otherwise stated, copyright and other intellectual property rights in materials on the Website is owned or licensed by Us.
    2. No material or information on the Website may be reproduced, distributed, adapted, transmitted or stored without Our prior written consent. You are provided access to the Website only for Your personal non-commercial use. Nothing contained on the Website should be construed as granting any licence or right to use Dobson Mitchell Allport’s or any other person’s intellectual property which is displayed on the Website, without written permission.
  12. Force Majeure
    1. We are not liable in any way howsoever arising under the Terms of Use to the extent
      that We are prevented or hindered from acting by events beyond Our reasonable
      control including, without limitation, technical failures (such as failures of the internet,
      public telecommunications network or power failures), industrial disputes, strikes,
      lockouts, accident, breakdown, import or export restrictions, acts of God, acts or threats
      of terrorism or war.
  13. Termination of access
    1. If You do not comply with the Terms of Use, or if Our services to You for whatever reason are suspended or discontinued, then access to the Migration Portal and Forms may be terminated by Us with immediate effect and without further notice to You.
  14. Miscellaneous
    1. The Terms of Use are governed by the laws of Tasmania, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Tasmania.
    2. An obligation or liability on the part of two or more persons binds them jointly and each of them severally.
    3. If any provision of the Terms of Use is or becomes legally ineffective, under common law or legislation, the ineffective provision may be severed from the Terms of Use which otherwise continues to be valid and operational. The parties will agree on an arrangement having a legal and economic effect which will be as similar as possible to the ineffective provision.
    4. The non-exercise of or delay in exercising any power or right of a party does not operate as a waiver of that power or right, nor does any single exercise of any power or right preclude any other or further exercise of it or the exercise of any other power or right. A power or right may only be waived in writing, signed by the party to be bound by the waiver.
    5. In the event of a dispute arising out of or in connection with the Terms of Use You agree to attempt to settle the dispute by engaging in good faith with Us in a process of mediation before commencing arbitration or litigation. To this effect, either party may refer the dispute to The Resolution Institute for mediation in Hobart, Tasmania by a single mediator in accordance with and subject to The Resolution Institute Mediation Rules.
    6. You may send Us notices under or in connection with the Terms of Use:
      • by post to GPO Box 20 Hobart Tasmania 7001; or
      • by email via Our CONTACT US details available from the Website.
    7. We will send notices under or in connection with the Terms of Use to You by email to
      the email address provided by You.
    8. The Terms of Use constitute the sole and entire agreement between the parties on the
      subject matter.