Tips on how to stay safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 Alert

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) it may take longer than usual to address all reports or enquiries made with our investigation teams.

Please continue to submit reports and we will review them as soon as possible.

If you are worried about your safety or are at risk of harm right now contact police immediately by calling Triple Zero (000).

If you need someone to talk to and are under 25, contact Kids Helpline (1800 55 1800).
For all other ages, contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Consultation and cooperation

Working with others helps us maximise the effectiveness of our activities.

From time to time, eSafety engages with the community around particular issues or consults directly with the public about our activities. Find out more about our public consultation.

Working with social media

eSafety works with social media services to remove abusive or illegal online material. This includes the removal of cyberbullying material from services participating in the social media service Tier Scheme, established under the Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015.

Find out more