This website provides information for parents and carers about bullying, harassment, discrimination and violence in schools.
If you want to talk to someone right now about a specific concern, contact the Parent Helpline in your state listed under the Support from outside the school heading.
What is bullying (including cyberbullying)?
Why does bullying happen?
My child is being bullied
What are the signs that a child might be being bullied?
Tips to help your child if they are being bullied.
My child has been bullying
What are the signs that a child might be bullying others?
Tips to help your child if they are bullying other children.
My child has seen bullying take place
Tips to help your child if they have seen bullying take place.
Who should I tell?
What should I say to the school?
What can I expect the school to do?
Where else can I get support?
Videos, links and downloadable materials.
The new Young Children section provides information and resources for parents about their important role in nurturing young children's social and emotional skills.
The new Safe Schools Hub provides information about the National Safe Schools Framework. The Safe Schools Toolkit section, while designed for school leaders and teachers, can also provide parents with a useful introduction to the National Safe Schools Framework. Resources specficially for parents are in development and will be provided on the Safe Schools Hub later in 2013.
Resources for parents are in development and will be provided on this site in 2013.