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How to report online abuse to us

What kind of material do you want to report?


Cyberbullying is online behaviour that is seriously threatening, intimidating, harassing or humiliating. We can take action to get serious cyberbullying material removed, and provide advice, support and assistance. 

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



Image-based abuse

We can help to get the intimate images or video removed and, in some cases, take action against the person who shared it. We can also help with sextortion, or where someone is blackmailing you over your intimate images.

If an intimate image has been shared, or someone is threatening to share it without your consent, you can make a report no matter what your age.



Child sexual abuse material

We investigate complaints from Australian residents and law enforcement agencies about offensive and illegal online content, including child sexual abuse material. We can also investigate reports about other content that:

  • promotes in matters of crime or violence
  • provides instruction in paedophilia
  • advocates terrorist acts
  • shows gratuitous depictions of violence and sexual violence
  • is sexually explicit



Are you an adult experiencing cyber abuse?

If you are aged 18 and over and are being bullied or harassed online, find out how you can take action and get help and support.

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Stay safe

If you are in immediate danger or at risk of harm call Triple Zero (000). Staying safe is your number one priority.

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Privacy and how we deal with your personal information

Before submitting any information to us, please read our privacy policy and the relevant collection notification for the type of report you would like to make.

The collection notification sets out the type of information we may collect, why we collect that information and how it may be used in managing your report.

Privacy policy