Personal Information is protected under the Privacy Act 1988 and may not be disclosed unless it is authorised to do so.
If you are receiving income support, your information is authorised to be disclosed under Social Security (Administration) Act 1999.
In providing employment services to you, your information may be shared between those contracted service providers who are assisting you, including echo, the Department of Social Services, Department of Jobs and Small Business, Centrelink and other Australian Government Departments and agencies.
The sharing of your information is important as it enables Australian Government departments and agencies to provide you with the most appropriate services to meet your needs.
For more information about your privacy call echo head office on 9210 2100.