How secure is my personal information?


All information provided by the applicant, and any further information received by the Screening Unit during the screening process, will be treated confidentially and with the utmost regard to personal privacy.

The information obtained during screening will not be used without the applicant's prior consent for any purpose other than as set out in the consent clauses on the screening application form, unless required by law. 

All information received as a part of the assessment process is stored securely within the Screening Unit.

Relevant criminal history information provided to the Screening Unit by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) is destroyed three (3) months following the completion of the assessment.