Victoria Police call for more powers to fine drivers taking selfies, using mobile phones

Victoria Police call for more powers to fine drivers taking selfies, using mobile phones

Updated May 14, 2018 16:12:08 Photo: Assistant Commissioner Doug Fryer says strict liability laws would help officers fine drivers using their mobile phones. (ABC News) Victoria Police are calling for legal reforms to pave the way for the use of high-tech cameras to photograph and fine drivers using mobile phones. …

Lions, tigers, bears and selfies: Why face time with wild animals is a bad idea

Lions, tigers, bears and selfies: Why face time with wild animals is a bad idea

By Kathryn Teare Ada Lambert Updated May 14, 2018 09:25:55 Photo: Kangaroos probably don’t enjoy social media photos as much as we do. (Flickr) Related Story: ‘There was a guy who got his stomach gashed open’: Carrot-addicted kangaroos attack tourists The phenomenon of kangaroo selfies hit the headlines earlier this …

Sexy selfies and how they can empower women often misunderstood, academic says

Sexy selfies and how they can empower women often misunderstood, academic says

Posted April 17, 2018 07:00:11 What do you think when you see young women posting provocative photographs of themselves on social media? Have you ever perhaps thought the women were being exploited, that they were objectifying themselves, or that they had low self-esteem? One Sydney academic argues that women who …

Quokka selfies are good for tourism, but the WA Government wants a Vivid or Dark Mofo

Quokka selfies are good for tourism, but the WA Government wants a Vivid or Dark Mofo

Posted March 25, 2018 09:17:21 Photo: The government is looking beyond Instagram feeds of celebrities like Margot Robbie to attract visitors to WA. (Instagram: Margot Robbie) Related Story: Dark Mofo winter festival puts a fire in Hobart’s belly Related Story: Queen flies home after big Aussie barbie Who wouldn’t want …