WilderQuest website terms and conditions of use
Access to the WilderQuest website ('this website') is granted by the Office of Environment and Heritage ('OEH'), Department of Premier and Cabinet, acting for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales, subject to the following terms and conditions.
The National Parks and Wildlife Service, known as NPWS, is part of OEH.
OEH ('we', 'us', 'our'), requires a guardian or parent to register on behalf of a child (person under 16 years of age) user of this website.
We generally recommend that applicants register online using a pen name or pseudonym as their login name. Users must not impersonate another living person or registered user.
We may refuse registration of users whose suggested login names are considered inappropriate. Grounds for refusal may include:
- offensive content;
- defamatory content;
- copyright infringement;
- brand names or registered trademarks.
We reserve the right to refuse login names at our sole discretion.
Passwords and Security
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and security of your password. If you become aware of any authorised use of your WilderQuest account, you should notify OEH immediately.
Use of the website by children
We recommend if a child (person under 16 years of age) uses this website their use of the website should be supervised by a parent or guardian.
Quality of information
We endeavour to make sure that information provided on this website is correct at the time of its publication.
However, as necessary you should obtain independent advice before making any decision based on the information on this website. The information on this website is made available on the understanding that the State of NSW, OEH, NPWS, their servants and agents, to the extent permitted by law, accept no responsibility for any damage, cost, loss or expense incurred by you as a result of:
- any error, omission or misrepresentation on this site
- any malfunction or failure to function of this site
- without limiting the above, any delay, failure or error in recording, displaying or updating information, including but not limited to, data relating to credit holdings.
Where there are known limitations to the information provided online, we will include an explanation of these limitations wherever possible. If there is any material that you consider to be misleading or inaccurate, please let us know and it will be corrected as soon as possible.
If you use electronic services offered on this website, you should understand that, while we use our best endeavours to ensure the availability of these services, they cannot be guaranteed.
We recommend that you ensure current anti-virus software is operating on your computer at all times.
Visiting a park or reserve
If you intend to visit or obtain access to any of the parks, reserves and other areas referred to on this website, you should contact the OEH Information Centre or the relevant NPWS office to obtain updated information. You should not rely solely on the information provided online.
If there is any material on our website that you consider to be misleading or inaccurate, please let us know and we will correct it as soon as possible.
Images of people now deceased
The Office of Environment and Heritage is aware that many Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders are offended by the depiction of deceased members of their communities. While we have made every effort to ensure that only pictures of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders still living are used on this site, visitors to the site are warned that it may contain images of people now deceased. Please let us know if you know of the death of any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person depicted on this site.
This website may contain links to other websites (linked sites). These links have been included on this website with the intention of increasing the information available to you. If you use these links, you may leave this website. OEH has no control over linked sites, and as a result:
- we cannot accept responsibility or liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense you might incur if you rely on information which appears on linked sites
- we are not responsible for the views, opinions, standards or information expressed on linked sites. The provision of a link does not imply that OEH endorses those sites or the people or companies who own them, and vice versa.
OEH provides no warranty that this website will be free of infections by viruses or any other manifesting, contaminating or destructive properties.
This website contains information, data, documents, pages and images ('online content') prepared by OEH. This online content is subject to copyright under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), and is entirely owned by the State of New South Wales through OEH, except for licensed photographic images where individual owners retain their respective copyright.
OEH encourages the availability, dissemination and exchange of public information for non-commercial use. Where OEH is the owner, you may copy, distribute, display, download and otherwise freely deal with web content for educational and non-commercial purposes, on the condition that you include the copyright notice '© State of New South Wales through the Office of Environment and Heritage' or otherwise source the content appropriately.
You must, however, obtain permission from OEH if you wish to:
- use a photograph or graphic from this website or a publication distributed via this website
- charge others for access to the work
- include all or part of the work in advertising or in a product for sale or revenue
- modify the work
- use source code or software available as part of the this website.
To request permission for these uses, please use the "contact us form on the WilderQuest website or email email@example.com
If you intend to use online content from this website on another website, this should be done via a direct link to this website to ensure that the latest version is always displayed.
This permission does not extend to copyright in content owned by others on this website or to web pages or other content linked from this website. Unless expressly stated otherwise, you are not permitted to copy or republish that content without seeking the copyright owner's permission.
Use of trademarks
As use of OEH-owned trademarks, logos and brands, including the WilderQuest trademark, often implies endorsement, these cannot be used without the express permission of OEH.
To request permission, please contact Manager Publishing, OEH.
For enquiries specific to WilderQuest :
Please use our contact us form (link)
OEH Head Office
PO Box A290
Sydney South, NSW 1232.
For general enquiries: