Disclaimer / Terms & Conditions

Disclaimer Notice

This website is provided as a general information service. COAT accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the material contained on the site. We recommend that you exercise your own skill and care, and seek professional advice if necessary, before relying on any such material.

By accessing this website you assume all risks associated with its use, including, but not limited to, the risk that your computer, software or data might be damaged by a virus transmitted or activated by the site, or by your access to it.

This website contains links to sites maintained by other organisations. COAT does not provide any warranty or take any responsibility for the accuracy, source or any other aspect of those sites.

Copyright Notice

This work is copyright. You may download, display, print and reproduce this material in unaltered form only (retaining this notice) for your personal, non-commercial use or use within your organisation. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 all other rights are reserved. Requests for further authorisation should be emailed to info@coat.asn.au.

No Responsibility Assumed

COAT, its officers and employees assume no responsibility in relation to the use of this web site or the information contained in it.

Security of Online Services

When you use COAT’s website you should be aware that there are some inherent risks associated with the transmission of information via the Internet and/or email. If you do not wish to use our Online Services, you can contact with us by post, fax or telephone.

No Advice

COAT’s website does not provide advice. The information contained in this website is not intended to be advice. It is general information only.

Professional Advice Recommended

The information in COAT’s website should not be used as a substitute for professional advice and assistance and we strongly recommend that such advice and assistance be obtained before you take any commercial decisions or steps.

Information Not Complete or Comprehensive

The information in COAT’s website is not intended to be comprehensive or complete and may not be up to date or current. The website may not contain information covering particular products, events, services or subjects relevant to particular users.

No Statements of the Law

Unless specific provisions of legislation are quoted, COAT does not make statements of the law in relation to any matter. The comments contained in this website about the law are summaries which may not be comprehensive or complete. If you wish to know the law, you should either go to the relevant legislation or obtain advice from a qualified professional such as a solicitor, patent or trade mark attorney.

Information Contains Errors and Inaccuracies

The COAT website, and databases accessible through this website, contain information which has been entered manually and inevitably errors and inaccuracies occur in such a process. Although efforts are made to identify such errors and inaccuracies, the website and database, nevertheless contains errors and inaccuracies.

Unreliability of Third Party Information

Some of the information contained in the website and database accessible through COAT’s website is provided to COAT by third parties. It is not possible for COAT to entirely audit the accuracy of the information provided by third parties. Inaccuracies may arise in that information in different ways and those inaccuracies may not be evident to users of this website.


The materials on this site are the subject of copyright. Copyright entitles the owner to the exclusive right to copy and reproduce the materials. Copying or reproducing the materials may infringe the copyright. You are permitted only to download, display, print or reproduce the materials in unaltered form for personal, non-commercial use, research or study. Requests for authorisation to use the materials contained on this site for any other purpose should be directed to Women Lawyers’ Association of NSW via email: secretariat@coat.asn.au

Third Party Copyright

COAT information available through this website may contain material in which third parties are the owners of copyright (such as logos and patent and design drawings). Copying such material may infringe the rights of others and therefore COAT recommends that you obtain the appropriate approvals from the copyright owner before copying or doing any other infringing acts.

No Endorsements

Incorporated into COAT’s website are links to the websites of other organisations and businesses. The links we have incorporated do not and should not be taken as implying an endorsement or approval of the content of those websites or the activities of the organisations and businesses responsible for those websites.


By purchasing a membership via this site, you agree to the terms and conditions. COAT do not provide refunds on memberships.

If you purchase a publication, training course or conference ticket via this site, we do not  provide refunds unless  the publication is out of stock, the training course was cancelled, or conference was cancelled or your cancellation request was outside the stated cancellation policy on the conference booking form.

We will however consider all refund requests on their own merits and circumstances.


Memberships open on 1 January in each year and expire on 31st December. Memberships may be paid in advance.


COAT respects and upholds your right to privacy protection under the National Privacy Principles in regulating how we collect, use, disclose and hold your personal information.