This report presents findings from Stage 1 of a larger national project examining the extent and nature of, and responses to, technology-facilitated abuse within the Australian community.
This research provides a glimpse into the digital lives of Australian teenagers, how they deal with negative online experiences, the types of information they need to stay safe online and the information sources that they trust. It also looks at the types of positive online...
This paper serves as an introduction to technology-facilitated gender-based violence (TFGBV) and many of the concepts that will serve as the basis for a new research project. Relying on the research done to date on TFGBV, this paper reviews some of the more common forms...
The digital environment presents a wide range of benefits to children, whilst also exposing them to various risks, including cyberbullying, harmful content and inappropriate contact with strangers. This report provides an overview of the legal and policy actions that governments, international organisations and other stakeholders...
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...
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...
This review focuses on the available literature on cyberbullying, with a focus on research that has explored its prevalence among, and its effects on, Indigenous individuals and communities.
This research report presents findings from an exploratory study about the extent and nature of digital self-harm among New Zealand teens. The report centres on the prevalence of digital self-harm (or self-cyberbullying) among New Zealand teens (aged 13-17), the motivations, and outcomes related to engaging...
This resources is designed to educate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents and carers of children aged 5 – 18 about the importance of starting the chat with young people around online safety.
This white paper sets out the UK Government's plans for online safety measures, which include encouraging companies to take more responsibility for the online safety of their users, particularly children and other vulnerable groups. The public consultation runs until July 2019.