Bullying & Cyber Safety - Information & Advocacy

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Information on bullying - practical assistance

Bullying. NO WAY!
This website has different information around bullying for children, young people and parents as well as includes resources for schools.
www.bullyingnoway.gov.au

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National Centre Against Bullying
The National Centre Against Bullying (NCAB) is a peak body working to advise and inform the Australian community on the issue of childhood bullying and the creation of safe schools and communities, including the issue of cybersafety. Partnered with the Alannah and Madeline Foundation, which has practical information for parents and children around how to deal with bullies as well as what to do if you witness someone else being bullied.
www.ncab.org.au

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Tune in, Not Out
A website full of informative videos and messages around bullying. Tune in, Not Out brings together many other great websites to one place.
www.tuneinnotout.com/topics/school-uni-tafe/bullying/

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Bully Zero Australia Foundation
Aims to protect and empower Australian children and adolescents to live a fulfilling life free from all forms of bullying. This website has plenty of resources available for parents and students that includes some practical tips on how to handle and respond to bullying.
Ph: 03 9094 3718
www.bzaf.org.au  

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Beyond Blue
Beyondblue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to increase awareness and understanding of anxiety and depression in Australia and to reduce the associated stigma.
www.youthbeyondblue.com

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Kids Matter
Kids Matter is an Australian Primary Schools Mental Health Initiative. An excellent resource for teachers and parents of primary school aged children.  
www.kidsmatter.edu.au

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Bully Stoppers
A Victorian Department of Education and Training site dedicated to information on bullying and cyber bullying.
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/bullystoppers/Pages/default.aspx?Redirect=2

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Story of Jack
A 15min story developed by Vita Catalano that follows the life of Jack and the impact that bullying has on him. This film contains themes of death and may be confronting for some viewers.

Advocacy and Government

National Safe Schools Framework
A Government Policy document to guide schools
www.studentwellbeinghub.edu.au/

How to put in a complaint about your school
If you aren’t happy with your Schools response on a particular issue you may choose to take it further, this site will explain the process
www.education.vic.gov.au/about/contact/Pages/complaintslanding.aspx