Report

Change the routine: report on the independent review into gymnastics in Australia

Gymnastics Australia engaged the Australian Human Rights Commission in August 2020 to conduct this independent review of culture and practice at all levels of the sport of gymnastics in Australia.
Report

Free2Be... Yet?: The second national study of Australian high school students who identify as gender and sexuality diverse

This report details the findings from a second nationwide survey of gender and sexuality diverse Australian secondary school students. Where possible, the research generates comparisons across the two studies to investigate shifting trends.
Report

Online hate speech: findings from Australia, New Zealand and Europe

Hate speech is recognised as a growing online issue which can negatively impact a person’s mental health, general wellbeing and online engagement. This research report is the result of collaboration between the eSafety Commissioner in Australia, Netsafe in New Zealand and United Kingdom’s Safer Internet...
Survey

Youth survey report 2019

This year’s Youth Survey Report reveals that young people aged between 15 to 19 years old in Australia report issues and concerns relating to mental health, the environment, bullying and voice. Young people’s top four personal concerns also relate to mental health, which include coping...
Strategy

Connected: a community approach to bullying prevention within the school gates and beyond

Educators and early childhood services work hard every day to prevent, identify and respond to bullying between children and young people. This strategy focuses on strengthening responses to children’s bullying both inside and outside the school gates.
Literature review

Anti-bullying interventions in schools - what works?

Released in 2017, the NSW Anti-bullying Strategy brings together evidence-based resources and information to support schools, parents and carers, and students to prevent and respond to bullying effectively. This literature review provides the evidence base for the department’s anti-bullying strategy.
Working paper

Developing a global indicator on bullying of school-aged children

This paper develops a global indicator on bullying amongst children using existing school-based surveys from around the world. The findings of this paper show that bullying is a complex phenomenon that takes multiple forms, and is experienced to widely varying degrees across the world.
Survey

The Victorian Bar quality of working life survey: final report and analysis

The QoWL Quality of Working Life Survey was sent in June 2018 to 2160 Victorian Bar Practicing Certificate holders and 856 valid responses were returned (40%).
Report

Emergency services agencies

This inquiry was established in May 2017, to examine the policy response to bullying, harassment and discrimination in certain emergency service agencies.
Literature review

Bullying in a networked era: a literature review

This research update presents an aggregation and summary of recent academic literature on youth bullying. The purpose of this document is to “translate” scholarly research for a concerned public audience, which may include but is not limited to parents, caregivers, educators, and practitioners. This translation...