First reaction: Discussion paper on Enhancing Online Safety for Children

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A discussion paper on Enhancing Online Safety for Children was released by the Commonwealth Department of Communications on Wednesday. The paper opens public consultation up on measures to improve the online safety of children in Australia, specifically: the establishment of a Children’s e-Safety Commissioner developing an effective complaints system, backed by legislation, to get harmful material […]

Happy New (20th Anniversary) Year!

Happy New Year from Electronic Frontiers Australia! January 2014 marks the 20th Anniversary of the establishment of EFA. Feel free to use our 20th Anniversary Logo to show your support for EFA (ask us if you’d like a larger version for any reason).       Keep an eye out for our 20th Anniversary events […]

EFA Applauds Surveillance Inquiry

Australians are finally getting the surveillance inquiry that they deserve. We are citizens, not suspects. Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) congratulates the cooperative effort of Australian Greens and the Australian Labor Party in initiating a Senate inquiry into the reach, warranting, and oversight procedures in the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Act. EFA has called for a surveillance inquiry […]

Speak Out 1 Video: Senator Scott Ludlam

Electronic Frontiers Australia was honoured to host Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam as our first guest in our Speak Out event series. EFA Speak Out events use Google Hangout On Air to showcase a local or international guest discussing and answering questions about online rights. Senator Ludlam has been one of Australia’s strongest political voices […]