The Surveillance Legislation Amendment (Identify and Disrupt Bill) 2020 will, if passed, hand the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) three new types of computer warrant.It proposes, among other things, account takeover warrants where authorised … Continue reading

This event was held on: 12-12:45pm AEST, Wednesday, 28th April What is an immunity passport and is it a good idea? Is it a reasonable public health measure  or just another piece of invasive surveillance by authoritarians?  Join us on … Continue reading

In this EFA Talks we discuss the many dimensions of mass surveillance from the cashless society to immunity passports. What would a cashless society look like? Can privacy survive with this constant, ever-growing push for total surveillance ? Can democracy … Continue reading

This year EFA celebrates 26 years of advocating for the digital rights of all Australians. To support the work of the organisation, board, policy team, and volunteers we are looking for a task coordinator to manage daily operations of outward … Continue reading

Australia, 18 February 2021:  Facebook’s actions today illustrate the level of unchecked power that successive Australian governments have permitted the company to accumulate. Australia needs regulation aimed at curbing this power, yet the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining … Continue reading