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Image-based abuse: the disturbing phenomenon of the 'deepfake'

The popularity of face-swapping software has resulted in the disturbing trend of 'deepfakes' that can be used for nefarious purposes.


Physical restraint doesn't protect patients – there are better alternatives

Regulating physical restraint of the elderly in nursing homes is a step in the right direction, but more still needs to be done to educate the sector on alternatives.


Abuse or just an accident? Decoding skeletal trauma in children

It’s confronting work, but research into paediatric skeletal trauma will leave the courts better-informed when ruling on child abuse cases.


Image-based abuse: when a photo becomes a crime

AFL footballer Dane Swan is the latest victim of illegal photo-sharing. It's believed one in five Australians have had images of them distributed without their permission – and that's most likely an underestimate.

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Not just ‘revenge porn’ – image-based abuse hits 1 in 5 Australians

The first comprehensive research on “revenge porn” has revealed the mass scale of victimisation across Australia, with one in five people suffering image-based abuse, according to a study by Monash University and RMIT University.

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