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? Check out our Survivor Toolkit.

Looking for resources on how to work with survivors during COVID-19? Check out our COVID-19 Resources

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Webinar: 2nd National Survey on Tech Abuse and Domestic Violence

October 28th, 2020|Comments Off on Webinar: 2nd National Survey on Tech Abuse and Domestic Violence

THE FINDINGS OF THE SECOND NATIONAL SURVEY ON TECHNOLOGY ABUSE AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN AUSTRALIA Early this year WESNET, along with Dr Delanie Woodlock and researchers from Curtin University, conducted the Second National Survey [...]

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Which safety app can I recommend to my clients?

October 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Which safety app can I recommend to my clients?

A new resource – App Safety Centre Reviews – has been developed from the findings and published on techsafety.org.au. This will help women considering using an app to confidently choose the right app for [...]

There’s a whole other pandemic going on

October 7th, 2020|Comments Off on There’s a whole other pandemic going on

Plan International’s 2020 Annual State of the World’s Girls report focuses on the terrible rates of online abuse that girls and young women are experiencing across the world.  The Free To Be Online report, which [...]

Resources & Toolkits

Check out our wide range of resources for front-line workers and women experiencing technology-facilitated abuse.

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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.

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