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Privacy Statement

The Department of Education and
Training through the Brisbane School of Distance Educations (BSDE) is collecting the information for the purposes outlined in the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006 (EGPA 2006), and in particular for:
  • assessing whether your application for enrolment should be approved 
  • meeting reporting obligations required by law or under Federal – State Government funding arrangements 
  • administering and planning for providing appropriate education, training and support services to students 
  • assisting departmental staff to maintain the good order and management of schools, and to fulfil their duty of care to all students and staff 
  • communicating with students and parents. 
The collection of this information is authorised by ss. 155 and 428 of the EGPA 2006. DET will disclose personal information from the enrolment forms to the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority when opening student accounts, in compliance with Part 3 of the Education (Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority) Act 2014 (Qld). Personal information from these forms will also be supplied to Centrelink in compliance with ss.194 and 195 of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 (Cth). De-identified information concerning parents’ school and non-school education, occupation group and main language other than English and students’ country of birth, main language other than English, sex and Indigenous status, is supplied to the Australian Government, Department of Education in compliance with Federal – State Government funding agreements. 
Personal information collected on enrolment forms may also be disclosed to third parties where authorised or required by law. Your information will be stored securely. If you wish to access or correct any of the personal information on the enrolment application forms or discuss how it has been dealt with, please contact BSDE in the first instance. If you have a concern or complaint about the way your personal information has been collected, used, stored or disclosed, please also contact BSDE in the first instance.