Welcome to the home of Wesnet’s Safety Net Australia Project

Managed by Wesnet’s Safety Net Australia team, this website discusses technology, privacy, and safety in the context of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and violence against women.

Are you a survivor looking for information on technology safety?

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Latest News

New legislation has been introduced to combat sexually explicit deepfakes

July 16th, 2024|Comments Off on New legislation has been introduced to combat sexually explicit deepfakes

The introduced legislation aims to create new criminal offences to ban the sharing of non-consensual deepfake sexually explicit material.  The Criminal Code Amendment (Deepfake Sexual Material) Bill 2024 will impose severe criminal penalties of [...]

Tinder Updates Dating Dictionary

July 6th, 2024|Comments Off on Tinder Updates Dating Dictionary

In partnership with Chanel Contos, founder of Teach Us Consent, Tinder has launched the latest phase of consent education in Australia by publishing an updated version of its Dating Dictionary: Consent Edition. This updated [...]

Technology Safety Summit 2024

June 1st, 2024|Comments Off on Technology Safety Summit 2024

Registration for the 6th Technology Safety Summit is now open! Click here for pricing information and to register. This summit is for anyone interested in the intersection between technology and violence against women. Come join [...]

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What is technology safety?

Technology safety is the concept that everyone has the right to use technology without being harassed or abused. On this site you will find a wide range of resources and advice on the latest information in how you can use your technology safely. For more, check out our resources, latest blog posts, and attend our annual Technology Summit.

Read more about what technology safety means to us.