Community Directory Terms and Conditions


The online community directory enables residents to connect with local groups clubs and community organisations Stonnington (Community Directory).   

The Community Directory will provide local community groups, clubs, and eligible community based organisations with a free directory listing and the ability to publish events on the website.

For the purposes of these terms and conditions the administrator is deemed to be The City of Stonnington Council and those staff officers involved in creating or maintaining the platform.


To be eligible for the community directory and to be assessed for potential inclusion into the community directory, your group must:

  • be based within Stonnington, AND
  • be either a community-based group OR not-for-profit organisation (with supporting documentary evidence for Council determination).  

Please note:

  • The Community Directory will not list for-profit services, commercial business listings or political organisations. Exceptions may be considered upon Council sole discretion whereby an organisation primarily offers services delivered by a health professional or like generic service provider. For example, a community health centre.
  • Only legitimate groups, clubs and organisations whose activities are deemed non-discriminatory and lawful community-based groups or not-for-profit organisations within Stonnington will be considered.
  • The Council has the sole and absolute discretion to decide whether an organisation’s profile is listed.  


  • Only one entry per group/organisation is accepted by Council.
  • It is the responsibility of the group to maintain their own directory listing, including ensuring all details remain are up-to-date. It is the listed group’s responsibility to regularly check their listings details to ensure the details are up-to-date and true and correct.. Council will not accept responsibility or liability for any errors.
  • By registering the group on the Community Directory the group acknowledges the information will be publicly available for anyone to access.

Create your listing

  1. Upon selection by Council, you must submit a generic and valid email address or phone number, applicable to your organisation in order to create a secure “MyContent” user account that you will use to submit and maintain your listing.
  2. Once logged into your “MyContent” user account you can submit your listing by selecting and filling out the relevant form fields found on your dashboard. As a submitter, you must ensure that you have the rights to use and distribute any supplied images.
  3. Review and submission of your listing by Council: Following the submission of your listing Council will review this prior to publication to the Community Directory. It may take up to seven business days for Council to review and approve your request to be listed in the Community Directory.
  4. Following publication of your listing you will automatically be sent review notifications every six months.

If you need to make any changes to your listing, you can do this in the ‘Manage Pages’ section of your account.

Emails that Council send to you will be auto-generated and come from – please make sure you add this to your ‘safe sender’ list as some email clients have strict spam filters that may send correspondence to your junk mail folder.

Appropriate use of material and information

  • Any illegal use of material created for publication on the platform which breaches any law or regulation in force in Australia is prohibited.
  • Council as administrator may advise submitting of the editing, refusal, or removal any listing profile, or any links to a website contained in a profile, at any time, for any legal reason.
  • Council as administrator may choose to remove information which, in the opinion of Council, is political, racist, unlawful, threatening, abusive, indecent, pornographic or defamatory.
  • Council as administrator may choose to provide a reason why a profile or any content contained in a profile was edited, rejected or removed.
  • Council may modify or discontinue any service contained on the website at any time for any reason.
  • All listed material is subject to the parties own protected Intellectual Property Rights and responsibilities.


  • It is unlawful to discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, age, race, political or religious beliefs unless covered by an exemption under relevant legislation. City of Stonnington will not accept community listings that appear to be contrary to law.
  • Council reserves the right to reject, edit or remove any listing from this Community Directory at its discretion.


  • It is the responsibility of the group to use a generic and valid email address and protect their own username and password details for login to their listings account on City of Stonnington’s website. If you suspect your account has been compromised, please reset your password and inform Council immediately.
  • City of Stonnington is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read and refer to our Privacy Policy for more information.
  • By registering your group/organisation in this directory, the information provided will be publicly available for anyone to access, copy and download from Council’s website. It is the responsibility of the listing organisation to ensure the information provided can be made public. Entry of the information in the Community Directory registration form is deemed to be considered for administrators to disclose that information as part of the Community Directory.

Liability and indemnity

  • In registering with Community Directory, you assume all responsibility for the use of the platform and internet.
  • Council accepts no liability or responsibility for any loss or damage, either direct or indirect, incurred by community groups as a result of any failure, inability to use or access, or any delay in listing your organisation on the Community Directory or any related site.
  • The advertiser indemnifies Council against all claims, actions, suits, liabilities, costs and expenses incurred as a result of their listing on this site or any related site.


  • These terms and conditions may be subject to change and periodically updated to reflect any changes and we encourage you to regularly review the terms and conditions.
  • Council will indicate at the top of the terms and conditions when it was most recently updated and will update any material changes as required by law. 

Updated May 2021.