The Shire of Capel’s free Wi-Fi service is provided to enhance your visit to the Library’s services. Before being able to use the Shire of Capel’s free Wi-Fi service you must read and agree to follow the Terms and Conditions of Use:

  • A child under the age of 12 years of age must have parental supervision when accessing the wireless service
  • Users are responsible for the operation of the internet during their usage, including the access, transmission, display, printing and storage of materials.
  • Users are required to comply with all state, including but not limited to WA Classification (Publications, Film and Computer Games) Enforcement Act, and federal laws, and with the Shire of Capel local laws.
  • Unacceptable use of the Internet includes, but is not limited to:
    –  Destruction of, or damage to equipment, software, or data belonging to the Shire of Capel or other clients.
    –  Accessing or display of offensive or inappropriate material. This can include, but is not limited to, pornography, gambling, hate sites, gratuitous violence and sites using frequent, highlighted offensive language.
    –  Intentional unauthorised copying of copyright-protected material or infringement of licence agreements and other contracts.
    –  The violation or attempted violation of any computer network’s system security.
    –  The violation of the privacy of individuals or entities that are creators, authors, users or subjects of the information resources.
    –  Unauthorised monitoring of electronic communications.
    –  Inappropriate use of email services, such as spamming.
  • The Shire of Capel reserves the right to restrict access to certain processes, file types and download sizes.
  • The Shire of Capel does not offer technical assistance with the configuration of your equipment.
  • The Shire of Capel cannot be responsible for any changes you may make to your computer’s settings and strongly recommends that you note any current settings before you change them.
  • While measures are taken to maximise the security of the wireless network, the Shire of Capel is not responsible for security issues resulting from the use of the wireless service
  • Under no circumstances shall the hire of Capel or individual staff members be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages, including but not limited to, loss of data, use or profits, or interruption, or safety of equipment, however caused and on any theory of liability – including negligence or otherwise – arising in any way out of the use of the Wi-Fi service, even if advised of the possibility of such damage.
  • Failure to comply with these conditions will result in suspension of wireless service and computer (where appropriate) privileges.

Reporting online incidents

If you feel that you become a victim of a Cybercrime or Cybersafety issue, here is a list of contacts that may be useful.

Online offence Where to report
Cyberbullying Report to local Police 13 14 44
Online fraud Report to local Police 13 14 44
Internet banking fraud Contact your bank for advice on whether to report in person to local Police
Scams (Internet based or email) Report to SCAMwatch – Australian Competition & Consumer Commission
Tax-related scams Report to the Australian Taxation Office
Online Child Exploitation Contact Australian Federal Police via the Online child protection form
Spam Report to ACMA
Faulty goods or services purchased online Report to Australian Competition & Consumer Commission


Online issues Useful websites
​Cybersafety Information