If someone has shared an intimate, nude or sexual image of you without your consent, you can take action now.
If you have experienced image-based abuse, there are number of actions you can take to have your images removed or deleted. These include reporting the material to a social media service or website to have it removed, making a report to the Office of the eSafety Commissioner and if it is safe, contacting the person who posted your image.
- Remove images and video
- Report to social media service or website
- Report to the eSafety Commissioner
- Contact someone who has your image
- Deal with sextortion
It is especially important that you contact police if you are experiencing IBA as part of an abusive or violent relationship.
If you have experienced image-based abuse, police may be able to help. Your local police can assist by making a report and may be able to press criminal charges. We have a form to help you provide useful background information about your case and advice on how to collect evidence.
If you have experienced image-based abuse via text message, MMS or email, there are a number of steps you can take to keep yourself safe and minimise unwanted communication.