Facebook Australia Blog

Facebook signs partnerships with three of Australia’s independent publishers

February 26, 2021

Today Facebook announced letters of intent have been signed with Australian independent news organisations Private Media, Schwartz Media and Solstice Media.

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New law to keep Australians safe online

February 24, 2021

Facebook strongly supports the enhancement of online safety laws in Australia, as part of our ongoing commitment to ensuring the safety of Australians online.

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Changes to Sharing and Viewing News on Facebook in Australia

February 18, 2021

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.

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Young People At The Centre

February 8, 2021

Reflecting on PROJECT ROCKIT and Facebook Australia’s nine-year partnership.

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Our response to Australia’s proposed news media laws

January 21, 2021

Our response to Australia’s proposed News Media Bargaining laws, following our submission to the Senate Committee.

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Facebook Groups Fund Recipients – Round #2

September 25, 2020

To help support Australian communities at this critical time, we created the Facebook Australia Groups Fund.

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Facebook Groups Fund Recipients – Round #1

July 30, 2020

The Facebook Australia Groups Fund supports grassroots response and recovery efforts, and initiatives building resilient communities.

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Investing in Australia’s News Ecosystem

July 23, 2020

Journalism plays an important role in democratic society by providing people with trusted and credible information.

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Australian State of Small Business Report

July 15, 2020

Small businesses are the heart of our communities – and bring economic opportunities with jobs and commerce.

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Media Rules Must Help News Providers Harness the Value Digital Platforms Can Deliver

June 15, 2020

From breaking news and local coverage to investigative reporting, news plays an important function in society.

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