Boosting Female Founders Initiative: Design Consultation

Closes 4 Oct 2019

Privacy Collection Statement

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (the department) is conducting a consultation process to inform the design of the Boosting Female Founders Initiative. Once developed, the program will provide women with matched funding to grow their start-up. We are seeking your views to determine the program’s detailed design to get the best outcomes for start-ups founded by women. Responses to the discussion paper received through the Consultation Hub will be drawn upon in the program’s final design, including the grant opportunity guidelines.

The department is bound by the Australian Privacy Principles outlined in Schedule 1 of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), which regulates how we may collect, use, disclose and store personal information. 

Collection: From this consultation, the department will collect your personal information, including your name, email address, phone number, job position, comments and opinions, to inform the design of the Boosting Female Founders Initiative and related purposes.

Use and Disclosure: Your responses will be used to develop the Boosting Female Founders policy but may also be used to develop other Commonwealth Government policies and programs. Your responses may also be used in internal reports.

Your personal information will not be used or disclosed without your consent, except as set out in this statement or where authorised or required by law. Your personal information and submission (in whole or part)  may be disclosed to:

  • departmental staff who are involved in developing policy;
  • the responsible Minister and staff in the Ministerial Office;
  • other Commonwealth agencies with an interest in the subject matter, in particular the Office for Women within the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Your personal information may be accessed by department staff for the purpose of asking follow up questions in relation to your submission. For further information, please refer to the department’s Privacy Policy.

Storage: Personal information will be stored and held in accordance with the department’s obligations under the Archives Act 1983 (Cth).

Do you agree to the Privacy Collection Statement?