How to make a cyberbullying complaint
If you are under 18 (or are reporting on behalf of someone under 18) you can make a complaint about cyberbullying or seriously threatening, intimidating, harassing or humiliating online behaviour.
If you are in immediate danger or at risk of harm call the police on Triple Zero (000), staying safe is your number one priority. Learn more and get support.
Follow these steps to make a complaint
Collect evidence and information
Find out about the evidence and information you need in order to make a complaint. It is also a good idea to collect evidence before you report to social media services. Read more about collecting evidence.
Report to the social media service where the bullying took place
The eSafety Guide has reporting links for social media services, apps, games and websites. If the abusive material is posted on one of the social media services we work with you should report it to them first and wait 48 hours for a response.
Make a cyberbullying complaint to eSafety
Once you have collected relevant evidence and information.
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. Find out more.
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