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  • Swipe it away

    Cyberbullies try to take our power but it’s time we take the power back. Find out how young Queenslanders helped to co-create the Swipe it away campaign and watch the videos. We’ve also provided some great resources for you to take a stand against cyberbullying on social media.

  • What is cyberbullying and why does it hurt so much?

    Cyberbullying is using technology, including the internet, to bully or intentionally hurt someone else. Sending or sharing abusive texts or emails, hurtful images, videos or memes, starting nasty gossip and chat, or excluding, imitating or humiliating people online are all forms of cyberbullying. If you’ve been cyberbullied you know it can make you feel scared, anxious and sad.

  • Stopping cyberbullying

    You can stop cyberbullying – and you don’t have to face it alone. As hard as it might be, taking with someone you trust and who will listen, like your mum or dad, relative, teacher, school counsellor or coach can help. You can even call or webchat with Kids Helpline. They can help you address and overcome the cyberbullying.

  • My friend is being cyberbullied

    If you have a friend who is being cyberbullied, find out what you can do to help and support them.

  • Am I a cyberbully?

    Do you think carefully about what you say online? What you think is funny or a joke could be really hurtful. We can help you work out whether or not something is cyberbullying. Be part of the movement to help stop cyberbullying by taking action today.

  • Reporting cyberbullying

    Find out about the evidence you need to make a report, as well as how to report cyberbullying to social media services or the eSafety Commissioner, who can help you have hurtful online content taken down. Talk with your parents or someone you trust about doing this.

  • Looking after my mental health

    If you’re experiencing cyberbullying and it’s making you feel upset, anxious or depressed, find information and support to help you manage your mental health and ask for help.

Swipe it away

Cyberbullies try to take our power but it’s time we take the power back. Find out how young Queenslanders helped to co-create the Swipe it away campaign and watch the videos. We’ve also provided some great resources for you to take a stand against cyberbullying on social media.

What is cyberbullying and why does it hurt so much?

Cyberbullying is using technology, including the internet, to bully or intentionally hurt someone else. Sending or sharing abusive texts or emails, hurtful images, videos or memes, starting nasty gossip and chat, or excluding, imitating or humiliating people online are all forms of cyberbullying. If you’ve been cyberbullied you know it can make you feel scared, anxious and sad.

Stopping cyberbullying

You can stop cyberbullying – and you don’t have to face it alone. As hard as it might be, taking with someone you trust and who will listen, like your mum or dad, relative, teacher, school counsellor or coach can help. You can even call or webchat with Kids Helpline. They can help you address and overcome the cyberbullying.

My friend is being cyberbullied

If you have a friend who is being cyberbullied, find out what you can do to help and support them.

Am I a cyberbully?

Do you think carefully about what you say online? What you think is funny or a joke could be really hurtful. We can help you work out whether or not something is cyberbullying. Be part of the movement to help stop cyberbullying by taking action today.

Reporting cyberbullying

Find out about the evidence you need to make a report, as well as how to report cyberbullying to social media services or the eSafety Commissioner, who can help you have hurtful online content taken down. Talk with your parents or someone you trust about doing this.

Looking after my mental health

If you’re experiencing cyberbullying and it’s making you feel upset, anxious or depressed, find information and support to help you manage your mental health and ask for help.