The following terms and conditions (“the Terms”) govern your use of the Future Industries Consultation Website (“the Website”). The digital platform is owned and operated by Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd, for and on behalf of the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (“the Department”).
Your access to and use of the Website is conditional on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Website.

By accessing or using the Website, you have agreed to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the Terms, then you may not access the Website.

Use of the Website

You must use the Website in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations. Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd, and its suppliers, use reasonable efforts to protect the confidentiality of content you provide in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

However, Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd cannot guarantee that it will be able to wholly protect your information from improper purposes by unauthorized third parties. You acknowledge that there are risks inherent in internet connectivity that could result in the loss of your privacy, confidential information and/or property.
You agree and understand that any content posted by you is subject to the rules of the Moderation Policy.

Links to Other Websites

This Website may contain links to third party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd or the Department.
Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd and the Department have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites or services.

You further acknowledge and agree that Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd and the Department shall not be responsible or liable, whether directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused (or alleged to be caused) by or in connection with, use of, or reliance on, any such content, goods or services available on, or through, any such websites or services.

You are strongly advised to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third party websites or services that you may visit.


Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd or the Department may terminate or suspend your access to this Website immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation, if you breach these Terms.

All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including without limitation, the applicable terms governing disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

Upon termination, your right to use the Website will immediately cease.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Victoria.
Failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect.


You agree to indemnify and hold the Department and Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, licensors, and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Website in violation of these Terms and/or arising from a breach of these Terms.

Limitation of Liability

You agree that in no event will the Department or Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable for the Website and its content, or any claim or demand made by you, or a third party resulting out of:
(i) any content you submit to or transmit through the Website; or
(ii) the interruption, use, loss, or corruption of data; or
(iii) your use of, or inability to use, the Website; or
(iv) unauthorised access or alterations of your data; or
(v) statements of conduct of any third party on the Website.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

This Website contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, and other proprietary information (“Intellectual Property”) of Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd and its suppliers and licensors. Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd and its suppliers and licensors own and retain all proprietary rights in the Website.
Except for Intellectual Property which is in the public domain, or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or otherwise use any such Intellectual Property and the provision of such Intellectual Property to you through the Website does not transfer to you or any third party any rights, title or interest in or to such Intellectual Property, including, without limitation, any Intellectual Property rights in any content and material included therein.

You may not:

  • distribute, sub-license, translate, reverse-engineer, decompile, or disassemble the Website, or Intellectual Property, or the source code, thereof; or
  • attempt to derive the source code thereof, in any other way, save and only to the extent any foregoing restriction is prohibited by applicable law
  • modify the Website or Intellectual Property or merge all, or any part, of the Website or Intellectual Property, or the source code thereof, into another program; or
  • remove, modify or alter any of Harvest Digital Planning Pty Ltd’s Intellectual Property from any part of the Website, or Intellectual Property, or the source code thereof.


We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision to these Terms is material, we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.
By continuing to access or use this Website after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at: