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 [...]

2019-06-26T10:23:57+10:00

Updated: Image-Based Abuse handout

We just updated our handout on image-based abuse. This update includes more information about the Office of the eSafety Commissioner’s Image-Based Abuse Online Portal. In Australia, image-based abuse is the sharing of (or threat to share) intimate images without the consent of the person in that image. Many states in Australia have legislation that makes [...]

2018-02-23T15:54:59+10:00

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 [...]

2018-12-20T15:39:27+10:00