Comment and moderation policy

Metro South Health Dialogue is an open forum and comments posted will remain publicly viewable on this website. To ensure comments are appropriate and everyone can participate and review comments without being exposed to harmful content, offensive language or discriminatory views, we have a comment and moderation policy.

By joining Metro South Health Dialogue, you have agreed to adhere to the following comment  and moderation policy.

Comment and moderation policy

When contributing, do not post any content or material that contains:

  • hate speech
  • profanity, obscenity or vulgarity
  • comments that could be considered prejudicial, racist or inflammatory
  • nudity or offensive or graphic imagery
  • defamation to a person or people
  • name calling and/or personal attacks
  • comments in violation of law including those condoning or encouraging illegal activity or  infringing on copyright or trademark
  • spam comments from individuals or groups, such as the same comment posted repeatedly on a profile
  • personal or sensitive information about you or another individual (including identifying information, email addresses, phone numbers or private addresses)
  • false representation of another individual, organisation, government or entity
  • comments whose main purpose is promotion of a product, business, company or organisation
  • postings seeking employment
  • off-topic content

Metro South Health retains the right to remove any content that does not comply with our comment and moderation policy or that Metro South Health Dialogue moderators deem inappropriate. Repeated violations of the Metro South Health Dialogue comment and moderation policy may cause the author to be blocked from the Metro South Health Dialogue page.

Metro South Health employees should consult the health service's guidelines on social media before posting and refer to the Code of Conduct for the Queensland Public Service on the intranet.

This comment and moderation policy is subject to change to address additional matters as may be warranted. If you have a complaint about an item of user-generated content on this site, or feel that your own content was removed in error, please contact us.

We deeply value your time and input, and our desire is to remove as few posts as possible while ensuring that a focused, constructive discussion takes place.