Bullying Hurts brochure


Our Bullying Hurts brochure outlines what bullying is and provides advice to parents on how to best respond to bullying and where to seek further advice. Bullying Hurts brochure – for reading online Bullying Hurts brochure – for printing Translated versions: Bullying Hurts brochure – Arabic Bullying Hurts brochure – Chinese Bullying Hurts brochure – […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder and bullying


Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental condition which affects individuals in two main areas. Individuals have impaired communication and social interaction Individuals have restricted, repetitive patterns of behaviour, interests or activities Individuals with ASD are especially vulnerable to bullying and social exclusion. Amaze Amaze is a Victorian-based not-for-profit organisation representing around 55,000 Victorians who […]

How to stop the bullying of other children

How to stop bullying

Talking to your children about how they can stop bullying, might include talking about other children who are being bullied. They may not want to name names. This is OK. Ask the child what, if the situation were reversed, they would want their friend to do for them. Your role: You may want to report this to […]

My child has bullied someone – what now?

manage bully

Many children bully others while they are growing up. Most grow out of it with the right guidance, support and education. Here are some things that you can do if your child is bullying other children: Talk to your child Stay calm, and focus on changing the behaviour, not labelling the child as ‘a bully’. Acknowledge […]

Definition of bullying

Bullying is an ongoing and deliberate misuse of power in relationships through repeated verbal, physical and/or social behaviour that intends to cause physical, social and/or psychological harm. It can involve an individual or a group misusing their power, or perceived power, over one or more persons who feel unable to stop it from happening. Bullying […]

Types of bullying

types of bullying

There are many different types of bullying that can be experienced by children and adults alike, some are obvious to spot while others can be more subtle. The different types of bullying that we look at below are some of the ways that bullying could be happening. Physical bullying Physical bullying includes hitting, kicking, tripping, […]

Know Your Rights

What does the law say about bullying? To learn about the legal position of people affected by bullying, you can contact Youth Law Australia or a free youth legal service in your state or territory, such as: Youth Advocacy Centre (Queensland) for children aged 10-18 Youthlaw (Victoria) for children and young people aged under 25 Youth Legal Service (Western Australia) […]