The Muswellbrook Art Hunt is facilitated by the Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, a service owned and operated by Muswellbrook Shire Council.


Muswellbrook Shire Council is committed to quality service and makes every attempt to ensure accuracy, currency and reliability of the data contained in these documents. However, changes in circumstances after time of publication may impact the quality of this information. It is the responsibility of the user to make his/her own decisions about the correctness of information found.


To be eligible to be awarded a Muswellbrook Art Detective badge, participants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Complete the Hunt submission form at the conclusion of the Hunt.
  2. Submit a Hunt that demonstrates genuine participation. Genuine participation is demonstrated whereby participants upload photographs showing themselves at Locations 4, 6 and 9.


Participants of the Muswellbrook Art Hunt assume all risks involved in participating in the hunt. Digital treasure hunts involve risk to both persons and property. Always exercise common sense and caution. In no way shall Muswellbrook Shire Council nor any agent, officer, employee or volunteer of Muswellbrook Shire Council, be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, or consequential damages arising out of, or in any way connected with the use of the Muswellbrook Art Hunt website or use of the information contained within.



Muswellbrook Shire Council is committed to protecting your personal information. The following Statement outlines Council’s practices relating to personal information obtained through access to the Muswellbrook Art Hunt website. This statement is provided in accordance with the “Guidelines for Government Websites” issued by the Australian Privacy Commissioner.

Council has adopted a Privacy Management Plan in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (the Privacy Act). It is recommended that you read the Privacy Management Plan prior to submitting any personal information to us. Muswellbrook Shire Council respects and protects the privacy of users.

Collecting information about you from the website

Council will only collect personal information directly from you, or your authorised agent. The information collected will be for lawful purposes directly related to the functions of Council.

Council will only request information that is necessary for the purpose of the collection.  If you do not wish to provide personal information to Council, it may be unable to provide you with the services required. In accordance with the Privacy Act you can make an application for Council to consider suppressing your personal information from a public register held by Council.

Statistical Information

If you visit Council’s website to read or download information, the following information will be recorded for statistical purposes:

The above information is used to create summary statistics which allow us to assess the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, discover what information is most and least used, determine technical design specifications, and help us make our site more useful to visitors.

How Will We Use Your Personal Information

Council will use your information for the purpose for which it was collected.

Council will use your information to understand community and customer needs to continuously improve our services.

Council may use your information to let you know about services or other information available. (e.g. Newsletters)

Council may share your information within other sections of Council, its agents and contractors to expedite services to its customers. The provisions of the Privacy Act bind council’s agents and contractors.

Disclosure of Your Personal Information

Council will only disclose your personal information if:

Accuracy of Your Personal Information

Council will take reasonable care to ensure that the personal information it collects, uses or discloses is accurate, complete and up to date.

Storage and Security of Your Personal Information

Council will take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information it holds from misuse, unauthorised access and modification.

How to Access, Correct or Update Your Personal Information

If you want to know exactly what personal information the Council is holding about you, you are welcome to request such information by contacting the Council’s Privacy Officer.

You can apply to Council to amend your personal information to ensure it is relevant, up to date and complete and not misleading.

How We Dispose of Your Personal Information

Council will dispose of your personal information in accordance with the State Records General Disposal Authority.10 (GDA10).


Council tracks the pattern of visitor usage using a facility called a cookie. This cookie identifies and recognises the computer (but not the person using the computer) when you visit Council’s website.

Cookies are pieces of information that a website can transfer to an individual’s computer hard drive for record keeping.

The use of cookies is an industry standard and you will find most major websites use them.  Most Internet browsers are pre-set to accept cookies. If you prefer not to receive cookies, you can adjust your Internet browser to disable cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used.

Links to other websites

Council’s website contains links to other websites. These linked sites are not under the control of Council. Council is not responsible for the management or protection of any personal information you provide to these sites.

Before disclosing your personal information on any other website, the Council recommends you examine the terms and conditions of using their website.

Children’s Privacy

Council will take all reasonable steps to protect the privacy of children.

Council asks that children under the age of 18 have a parent or guardian submit personal information on their behalf when required.

Changes to this Statement

Council will occasionally update this Privacy Statement. When it is updated Council will revise the “last updated” date at the top of the statement.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding Privacy whilst using the Muswellbrook Art Hunt website please contact us e.; p. 02 6549 3700. Other information can be obtained from Privacy NSW.

Contact Information

For support, contact Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre
10am-4pm, Monday to Saturday

Corner Bridge and William Street,
Muswellbrook 2333,

p. 02 6549 3800