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2020 Tech Summit – postponed

Unfortunately, WESNET has had to postpone the 2020 Tech summit that was due to be held in Melbourne on 14-15 May 2020 due to the impact of the coronavirus. We hope we are able to find new dates later in the year when things have settled down a bit and everyone feels more confident about [...]


Registration is now open!

Registration for the 3rd Annual 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 us and engage with national and international experts on technology safety and domestic violence and meet other front-line practitioners interested [...]


Save the date! 3rd Tech Summit in the Gold Coast

We are so pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual Technology Safety Summit will take place on 6-7 September in the Gold Coast this year! The Summit continues our commitment to increase the knowledge and capacity of front-line practitioners on technology-facilitated abuse. In addition to our amazing team, we’ll have national and international experts present [...]


2nd Annual Technology Safety Summit Was a Success!

We had a fantastic Technology Safety Summit this year! We were joined by nearly 150 practitioners, academics, technologists, and survivors to talk tech, domestic violence, and violence against women. It was two days of passion-filled discussions and presentations from Australian & International experts on the intersection of technology, women, and safety. Thank you everyone who [...]


New Resource: Privacy & Safety on Facebook

WESNET and Facebook Australia teamed up to release an Australian version of Privacy & Safety on Facebook: A Guide for Survivors of Abuse. Launched at WESNET’s 2nd Annual Technology Safety Summit, this guide includes information about Facebook’s settings and features, as well as privacy tips for survivors using Facebook. The guide also includes Australian-specific resources [...]


Technology safety education: more than turning off location settings

On 26th and 27th October 2017, we will be welcoming over a hundred national and international practitioners, technologists, and academics to Melbourne at our 2nd Annual Technology Safety Summit. As we’re gearing up, we’ve been reflecting on what technology safety – and specifically technology safety education – means to us. More than turning off location [...]


ICYMI: Tech Summit 2016

In case you missed it, in November the Safety Net Australia project at WESNET hosted its inaugural Technology Summit in Sydney, NSW. The summit was attended by nearly 100 people who saw speakers ranging from international technology safety experts, Telstra’s chief scientist, and representatives from major technology companies: Facebook, Twitter, Telstra, and Google. Presenters spoke [...]

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