We’re Hiring – Tech Safety Specialists x2

WESNET is the leading Australian NGO providing training and resources for domestic and family violence practitioners on how technology intersects with violence against women. Our expertise and advice is recognised internationally and here at home. We are looking for two new team members to help continue this important work. If you are into technology and [...]

2019-06-05T13:17:57+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