Kevin Nguyen
+ Your AuthorsArchive @cog_ink News, Analysis and Investigations @abcnews | Digital Director @MediaDiversityAU | ex- Storyful, Fairfax | Views are own | [email protected] Feb. 17, 2021 2 min read

Compiling a thread of non-news organisations caught in the Facebook ban, here.

Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU):

Women's Legal Services Tasmania:

Queensland Health.

Satire site, the Betoota Advocate:

Same for @chaser

The Bureau of Meteorology @BOM_au

Ouch. @1800RESPECT. An organisation for victims of domestic violence.

Ahahaha. Facebook banned itself.

The @dfes_wa amid bushfire emergencies. Very cool.

The @actgovernment. Interestingly not other State Government pages?

The Tasmanian Government as well.

h/t @michellemoran13

Borderline, but Christian Media and Arts:

Oh, you MFers, the @MediaDiverseAU page. It's personal now. cc: @antoinette_news

The @walkleys, a journalism prize page has been banned. Interestingly, the @withMEAA has remained intact. Both are journalism and media industry focused, so why has one survived but the other hasn't?

Women's Rugby League is down, but many of the main sports pages (NRL, AFL) appear intact.

QRL is down, individual sports teams in the state I've looked at thus far seem intact.

QLD's InTrust Super Cup down:

South Australia's main government page is down.

has also been caught up in the FB ban.

Western Sydney Health is down as well.

As is Sydney Local Health District:

Homelessness and poverty support page, Sacred Heart Mission @ScdHrtMission

Same for Council to Homeless Persons:

And @MissionAust:

Two major cancer organisations, @BowelCancerAust and @KidsCancerProj

h/t @BenDoBrown

WOW. Major retailer @HarveyNormanAU has been caught up in this as well. Ping @dchen21 @ElysseMorgan

QLD getting it bad, huh? @brisbanecityqld council page down. Ping @ljstone09

QLD energy company @Energex is down.

h/t @paul_Dburns for this and the last few

The QLD transport network @TransLinkSEQ is down.

As is rescue and emergency page @RACQOfficial

Opportunity International Australia

is down as is a bunch of community arts and museum pages.

Fire and Rescue NSW. Like, what?

Fragile X Association of Australia, a page to support people living with intellectual disabilities.

The FB page for @MonashUni

The page for University of Southern Queensland.

Save the Children Australia.

The Queensland Council of Social Service

NSW Police Legacy

Australian Wildlife Conservancy

Another children's health organisation. The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne.

h/t @missyjack

Need to get to work. Will continue this thread at a later time. But I think we get the point.

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