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Protecting yourself online

On this page you can find the latest information to help you manage online safety issues.

If you are in immediate danger, or at risk of harm, phone Triple Zero (000).

Staying safe is your number one priority.

Key eSafety issues

Visit the eSafety Commissioner website to find useful information about key eSafety issues to help you stay safe online.

eSafety for young people

Visit the eSafety Commissioner's eSafetyyoungpeople hub to find out more about issues such as cyberbullying, digital reputation, gaming, online abuse, privacy, security and understanding consent.

Report abuse

The eSafety Commissioner deals with 3 kinds of reports.

Cyberbullying

If you are under 18 you can make a complaint about cyberbullying or online bullying:

If you are over 18 you can make an adult cyber abuse report:

Image-based abuse

If an intimate image has been shared, or someone has threatened to share it without your consent, you can make a report:

Illegal and harmful content

The Cyber Report team investigates complaints and assists in getting content removed:

Counselling and support services

If you are experiencing any form of online abuse, you don't need to face it alone. You can find support groups and get legal advice.

Find a support service that's right for you.

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