Bullying Research

2018 Royal Children’s Hospital National Health Poll, Bullying hurts parents too Royal Children’s Hospital National Health Poll, Childhood bullying – How are parents coping? March 2018: Bullying in schools Relationships Australia 2017 ‘I don’t want to be teased’: Why bullied children are reluctant to seek help from teachers Ken Rigby The Conversation University of South […]

The Cost of Bullying

Read the Report Bullying is an important issue due to its high prevalence among Australian students and the lasting impacts that it has beyond a student’s school years. As technology use continues to rise, so does cyber bullying, which operates in a markedly changed environment where students can find themselves victimised at home as well […]

What is Bullying for kids?

bullying for kids

A resource for kids who want to understand what bullying is. Bullying happens when an individual or a group of people with more power, repeatedly and intentionally cause hurt or harm to another person or group of people who feel helpless to respond. Bullying can continue over time, is often hidden from adults, and will probably […]

Guidance from your state government


The states and territories have developed their own strategies, policies, tools and advice to schools about bullying. These documents explain in broad terms how governments expect schools (especially state schools) to approach preventing and addressing bullying. Key documents include: South Australia – Connected: A Community Approach to Bullying Prevention Within the School Gates and Beyond (2019) […]