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Applications open for the AU$15 million Facebook Australian News Fund

October 14, 2021

The Facebook Australian News Fund will help small publishers and independent journalists produce news of public interest value across Australia.

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Facebook and First Draft launch “Don’t Be A Mis-influencer” campaign

September 23, 2021

We're partnering with misinformation prevention coalition First Draft on a new local campaign to address the spread of misinformation by digital creators. 

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Every child, in every community, needs a fair go.

September 7, 2021

This National Child Protection Week, we are supporting families by sharing some important resources and information to support parents and carers across the community. 

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Online safety during COVID – supporting young people feel free to be online

August 19, 2021

Plan International Australia’s young activists have come together to create a new guide to help young girls in particular take greater control over their online experiences.

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Start a chat: Start a meaningful connection

August 11, 2021

#ChatStarter connects, engages, and promotes the benefits of supportive conversations with young people and children who are going through a difficult time right now.

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Facebook announces AU$15 million news fund and begins the phased launch of Facebook News in Australia

August 4, 2021

We are pleased to announce the launch of a AU$15 million news fund and the expansion of Facebook News to Australia. 

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Australian Expert joins Facebook’s Global Women’s Advisory Panel  

July 27, 2021

As part of our ongoing work for many years to promote the safety of women, we’re delighted to announce the Australian representative on Facebook’s Global Women’s Safety Expert Advisory Group.

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Technology-Facilitated Abuse in Australia

July 21, 2021

New research around technology-facilitated abuse will inform national policy development and greater collaboration to create solutions for change.

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Celebrating Indigenous opportunity and excellence this NAIDOC Week 2021 

July 5, 2021

We're working in partnership with more than 10 organisations to collaborate on initiatives that support First Nations people and communities.

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Connect to Country and ask “Where you from?”

July 2, 2021

We’re partnering with Campfire x to elevate the stories of First Nations people, giving more Australians access to learn and understand the history of traditional custodians.

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