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“Get in the kitchen and make me a sandwich”

If you are a woman and you spend time online, you’ve probably experienced online misogyny. It can be offensive and upsetting and you can be exposed to it on many online platforms. WESNET have created a handy tool to identify and manage this kind of abuse when you come across it. The Online Misogyny and [...]


National Listening Tour Report Available Now!

The results of WESNET’s 2018 study on frontline worker perceptions of technology facilitated abuse on survivors identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD). The study sought to better understand how to support survivors of technology facilitated abuse identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or CALD. A nationwide listening [...]


Is there spyware on my phone? – 2019 Update

One of our most popular posts ever was one we published back in August 2017 on mobile spyware. WESNET is pleased to announce we’ve completely updated and revised what we currently know about Mobile spyware. We have to give a big thanks to Dr Diarmaid Harkin, Dr Adam Molnar and Erica Vowles for the [...]


Telstra to provide ‘silent’ lines to consumers for free

Telstra has announced it will no longer charge its customers a monthly fee to have a ‘silent’ line.Previously, the ‘Silent Line’ product prevented a customer’s name, home phone number and address from being listed in public directories, and being shown when making calls. From 18 February 2018, all Telstra landline customers will be able to control whether [...]


New Uber Safety Guide Launched

WESNET is pleased to collaborate with Uber on a new Australian version of the Uber Safety Guide. The guide was launched by Uber's Head of Safety Communications, Asia Pacific, Jasmeet Kaur at WESNET's 2nd Annual Technology Safety Summit that was held in Melbourne on 26-27 October 2017 in Melbourne. The Uber Safety Guide provides information [...]