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Moderation guidelinesThe Secretariat of the National Drug Strategy Development Working Group will moderate user submissions in order to protect individual privacy, keep the conversation civil and on topic. In the interest of ensuring the website reflects the views submitted by the community as closely as possible, the Working Group Secretariat aims to post all community submissions. Accordingly, it is our policy that we publish all comments or submissions on the site unless a contribution contravenes one or more of the following guidelines:
- It breaches privacy considerations
- It is irrelevant to the issues being considered
- It contains abusive, harassing or threatening content
- It is potentially defamatory or libellous
- It is insulting, provocative or hateful
- It contains obscene or offensive language
- It may infringe the intellectual property rights of others
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- It promotes commercial interests
- It contains inappropriate addresses, videos, or images
- It contains overtly party political comment.
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