Westpac extends digital gambling block feature

Westpac extends digital gambling block feature

Westpac extends digital gambling block feature

Westpac has extended its digital gambling block feature to two million debit card customers of its St George, BankSA and Bank of Melbourne subsidiaries.

The extent and nature of children’s real-time exposure to alcohol marketing – Tim Chambers

Our children are being exposed to alcohol marketing and are vulnerable to its persuasive effects. This seminar presents results from innovative research with children using wearable cameras and GPS devices to capture the extent and nature of their exposure to alcohol marketing, and considers what to do about it.

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What can you do to protect yourself? Marty Smiley breaks it down.

Safety By Design: Are your products a force for good?

�� Join us together with Westpac, Kids Helpline and the eSafety Commissioner as we discuss why safety needs to be a key design priority.

We have partnered with feature film The Children in the Pictures for a special screening and panel event. We highly recommend watching the film on SBS before the panel to understand the unintended consequences of unsafe design for children online.


Watch The Children in the Pictures via SBS on Demand: https://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/movie/the-children-in-the-pictures/1957876291797).

Or sign up to our mailing list for a private screening link.

New global legislation is demanding corporate responsibility for keeping vulnerable users safe online. As a direct result, industry demand for safe, ethical design is skyrocketing. As developers and designers, we hold the keys to making digital products safe. Discover what you can do to upskill, understand risks and make sure the products you create are a force for good.

������������ Meet The Speakers:

Rae Johnston, Multi-award-winning STEM journalist & broadcaster

Rae will facilitate the panel discussion and is a multi-award-winning STEM journalist and broadcaster, Rae was the first Science & Technology Editor for NITV at SBS, and her work appears across television, radio, podcasts and online. Rae also produces and hosts top-rated podcasts Queens of the Drone Age, Hear+Beyond and Take It Blak. Rae is a proud Wiradjuri woman.

Catherine Fitzpatrick, Westpac (Director, Customer Vulnerability & Financial Resilience).

Catherine has overseen Westpac’s rollout of features allowing customers to apply a digital gambling block on their accounts, report or block abusive payments, and find a ‘quick exit’ button on pages relating to domestic violence. She is a member of the National Plan Advisory Group in the development of a national plan to end violence against women and children; and NSW Attorney-General’s Domestic and Family Violence and Sexual Assault Corporate Leadership Group.

Tony FitzGerald, Kids Helpline (Virtual Services Manager)

Tony oversees a number of teams responsible for the delivery of your town’s virtual services which include Kids Helpline – Australia’s only free 24/7 telephone and online counselling service for children and young people.

Katherine Sessions, eSafety Commissioner (Assistant Manager, International Strategy and Futures).

Katherine delivers on eSafety’s proactive chance activities with industry, including leading eSafety’s Safety by Design initiative. With a passion for tech innovation, Katherine has worked on many regulatory reviews and policy reforms related to digital technologies, media reform and online safety.

�� In this webinar you will learn:

– How online child abuse is the world’s fastest-growing major crime
– Why being unprepared or unaware of the risk to users is no longer acceptable
– What businesses and individuals can do to make safe design decisions

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