Terms of use

Please read the following terms and conditions ("Terms of use") carefully as they govern your use of this Website. 

"Website" means the whole or any part of the web pages located at www.theshedonline.org.au  and includes the layout, individual design elements, underlying code elements and any text, sounds, graphics, animated elements or other content contained on this Website.

In these Terms of use, "beyondblue" means Beyond Blue Limited ACN 093 865 840 and "we" and "us" refer to beyondblue, and "our" has a similar meaning.

We may change these Terms of use at any time without notice.  Any amendment will be effective immediately.  Your continued use of this Website after any amendment constitutes an agreement by you to comply with and be bound by the amended Terms of use.  Accordingly, you should access and read the Terms of use from time to time for changes.


These Terms of use incorporate, and should be read together with, our Privacy Statement and Privacy Policy.

General disclaimer

To the extent permitted by law we will in no way be liable to you or anyone else for any loss or damage, however caused (and whether direct, indirect, consequential or economic) which may be directly or indirectly suffered in connection with use of this Website or websites of other entities which are hyperlinked from this Website ("Linked Websites").

This general disclaimer is not restricted or modified by any of the following specific warnings and disclaimers.

Specific warnings and disclaimers

The information contained on this Website is provided by us in good faith and on an 'as is' basis.  The information is believed to be accurate and current as at the date the information was placed on this Website.  We make no representation or warranty as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of the information contained on this Website or that your use of this Website will be uninterrupted or error free.  You should not act on the basis of anything contained on this Website without first obtaining professional advice specific to your circumstances.  You must make your own assessment of the information contained on this Website and, if you choose to rely on it, it is wholly at your own risk.

We are not liable to you or anyone else if interference with or damage to your computer systems occurs in connection with your use of this Website or a Linked Website.  You must take your own precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use from this Website is free of viruses or anything else (such as worms or trojan horses) that may interfere with or damage the operations of your computer systems. 

We may, from time to time, change or add to this Website without notice.  However, we do not undertake to keep this Website updated and we will not be liable to you or anyone else if errors occur in the information on this Website or if that information is not up-to-date.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, all implied conditions, representations, warranties and other terms are excluded.  You must ensure that your access to this Website is not illegal or prohibited by laws which apply to you or in your location.

Use of the website

As a condition of your use of the Website, you warrant to us that you will not use this Website for any purpose that prohibited by these Terms of use.  In particular, you agree not to: 


All material on this Website, including (but not limited to) text, graphics, information architecture and coding, is beyondblue's copyright property. All rights are reserved.

You are provided with access to this Website and may download, store in cache, display, print or copy a single copy of the information or material stored on this Website in its unaltered form and for your personal and non-commercial use only.  

Except for those purposes, and for the purposes of and subject to the conditions prescribed under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) and similar statutes that apply in your location, you may not, in any form or by any means:

If you wish to make any other use of the material on this Website, you must obtain our permission before doing so.  To ask for permission or for further information, please contact us.

Trade marks

All trade names, trade marks, service marks and other product and service names and logos ("Marks") displayed on this Website are proprietary to their respective owners and are protected by applicable trade mark and copyright laws.  These Marks may be registered or unregistered marks of beyondblue or others.

The following trade marks referred to on this Website are our trade marks: The Shed Online, The Shed Online logo, beyondblue, beyondblue: the national depression initiative and the beyondblue butterfly device.

Nothing contained on this Website should be construed as granting any licence or right of use of any other person's or entity's trade mark which is displayed on this Website without their express permission.

If you use any of our trade marks to refer to our activities, products or services, you must include a statement attributing that trade mark to us.  You must not use any of our trade marks:

Linked websites

This Website may contain links to linked websites. Those links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained.

The inclusion of a link to from this Website to a linked website should not be construed as any endorsement, approval, recommendation, or preference by us of the owners or operators of the linked website, or for any information, product or service referred to on a linked website.  Your use of any link to a linked website is entirely at your own risk and you will be bound by the terms and conditions (if any) posted on the linked website and not by these Terms of use.

Unless stated otherwise on this Website, we have:


"Cookies" are a standard method for storing small pieces of data on a web client (in other words, the web browser on your computer).  Any web server (including this one) may:

This Website may store cookies on your web client in order to better serve you upon your subsequent visits to this Website.

By using cookies, Websites can track information about visitors' usage of the site, provide customised content, or even the use of password protection.  Note that some web clients can be configured to allow cookies to be accessed by web servers other than the originating web server.

Please note that most web clients can also be configured to notify the user when a cookie is received, allowing you to either accept or reject it.  For further information about working with cookies:

Note that the web servers listed above may also cause a cookie to be stored on your computer.  If you are using a web client not listed above, please consult your documentation or the manufacturer.

Discussion forums

There are additional terms of use that will apply if you register as a member so that you can contribute to the discussion forums on this Website.  

Regardless of whether you register to contribute to the discussion forums, your use of this Website constitutes agreement to, and acknowledgement of, the fact that the views of persons posting queries, comments and statements to the discussion forums are the views of those individuals.  We do not necessarily share their views and the views expressed are not endorsed by us. 

If you have a complaint about any of the content that may be published in a discussion forum, you should immediately contact us.

Applicable laws

These Terms of use are governed by the laws in force in Victoria, Australia and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria, Australia and any courts which may hear appeals from those courts in respect of any proceedings in connection with these Terms of use or this Website.

Contact details

Please visit our contact us page.