Australian Government - Employment Security Access Management

Privacy Notice

Your personal information is protected by law, including the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act). Further information about the Privacy Act is available on the website of the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner External link - opens in a new window.

The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (the Department) collects your personal information when you sign-up to, access, or otherwise use certain Government ICT systems. It does this for the purpose of:

The personal information that may be collected includes your name, email address and telephone details. If you do not provide some or all of the personal information request, you will not be able to access certain Government ICT systems. The Department may disclose personal information of some users to other entities which use the Department’s eSAM system, such as the Department of Social Services, the National Indigenous Australians Agency and Services Australia, for the purposes mentioned above. The Department will not disclose this information to other third parties without your consent unless it is required or authorised to do so by or under law.

The Department’s Complete Privacy Policy contains more information about the way in which the Department, its contractors and agents manage your personal information. It includes information about how you can access and correct your personal information held by the Department, how you can make a privacy complaint, and how the Department will deal with such a complaint. A copy of the Department’s Privacy Policy can be found on the Privacy page External link - opens in a new window of the Department’s website or by requesting a copy from the Department by email at

In accessing or using the Department’s ICT systems, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as outlined in this Privacy Notice and the Department’s Privacy Policy.