Facebook Australia Blog
Celebrating Muslim communities online, this Ramadan
As we begin another month of Ramadan, Muslims around the world are forging new traditions — gathering virtually and sharing celebrations online. We're honouring this period by spotlighting the celebrations of online communities.
Australian confidence surges, but we’re still not out of the woods
In the latest Facebook Global State of Small Business Report, Australian small businesses are accelerating their digitisation, are more confident and are rebounding quicker through the pandemic.
Finding online spaces for ‘people like me’ during COVID-19: LGBTQIA+ young people, social media platforms, bullying and violence
A preview of a new study from Western Sydney University that examined queer young people’s experiences of using social media platforms during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Supporting a safe and strong LGBTQI+ youth community
It’s National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence this Friday 19 March, and Facebook continues to be a partner of this annual event focussed on equipping young people with the tools and skills to combat bullying.
Coming together through Groups in times of need
We’re proud to share the final grant recipients of the Facebook Australia Groups Fund and the stories of unsung local heroes, making a meaningful difference in their communities.
Connected women are key to pandemic recovery in Australia
As Australia looks towards pandemic recovery, it’s time to put women at the heart of our agenda to advance economic empowerment.
Celebrating LGBTQI+ rising heroes
As a long-standing major partner of Sydney Mardi Gras, Facebook Australia’s 2021 ‘Rising Heroes’ campaign shows our support for a vibrant queer community, and LGBTIQ+ small businesses and artists.
Facebook signs partnerships with three of Australia’s independent publishers
Today Facebook announced letters of intent have been signed with Australian independent news organisations Private Media, Schwartz Media and Solstice Media.
New law to keep Australians safe online
Facebook strongly supports the enhancement of online safety laws in Australia, as part of our ongoing commitment to ensuring the safety of Australians online.
Changes to Sharing and Viewing News on Facebook in Australia
In response to Australia’s proposed new Media Bargaining law, Facebook will restrict publishers and people in Australia from sharing or viewing Australian and international news content.