– Life Behind The Screens – Australian kids have fewer phones but experience more cyberbullying than other nations.

SAASSO’s article on the eSafety Commissioner’s ‘Mind The Gap’ Report; 7% of Australian children have had personal information about them posted without their agreement.

– A survey by the Royal Children’s Hospital reveals that traditional health concerns for children have dropped to the bottom of the list for parents.

Cyberbullying and bullying (53%) was the second top health concern parents have for all children, followed by Internet safety (52%).

– A survey of public school principals, by Monash and Deakin universities has found cyberbullying as the top social issue hurting students – followed by racism, mental health and poverty.

– A 7-year study by Mission Australia and the Black Dog Institute on youth mental health has found that over three times as many kids with psychological distress reported concerns about bullying and emotional distress.

– UNICEF Australia’s Young Ambassador reports that 19% of children feel unsafe online and consistently discuss being bullied at school from mid-primary onwards.

43% of young Australians have been bullied in the last two years – only 35% of these reported it to the school.

– The Economic Cost of Bullying – a comprehensive report revels approximately 910,000 students are victims of bullying each year.

– PISA’s International Bullying Report shows Australia has one of the highest rates of student bullying in the world.

– Libby’s Law, an anti-bullying law introduced into state parliament, comes in the aftermath of the tragic suicide of 13-year old bullying victim, Libby Bell.

– An Australian study explores the long term effects of bullying on women.

A key finding of the study was the high prevalence of bullying suffered by young women – particularly concerning when considering the plethora of health risks.

– A survey conducted by South Australia’s education department found 41% of SA’s students are socially bullied every month and 33.6% are physically bullied every month.

– The University of SA has released a report on the effectiveness of anti-bullying strategies in our schools.

The policies were not user friendly, in terms of they’re not worded in a way that the general public would readily understand, or they’re out of date, or there’s very minimal information available.




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