Acceptable Use of Information and Communications Technology Policy

Applicable to: This policy is to be read and understood by all staff accessing ICT resources in the WA health system.

Description: The Acceptable Use of ICT and Information Security policies are two high risk policies that, together, provide a framework underpinning many of the digital security strategies employed in the WA health system. The Acceptable Use of ICT policy sets out the acceptable behaviour required by staff, including contract and third party providers, across the WA health system when using WA health system resources. It covers general obligations and responsibilities, outlines reasonable personal use limits and strategies to minimize risk.


Type of Amendment Date of Effect Description of Amendment
Major Amendment 18 February 2021
  • Include Supporting information Microsoft 365 Acceptable Use Guidelines.
  • Transition the Policy to the current template.

Date of effect: 13 September 2017

Policy Framework

Supporting information