Inquiry into Social Media and Online Safety

The House Select Committee on Social Media and Online Safety was established by a resolution of appointment that passed the House of Representatives on 1 December 2021.
Following an amendment to the resolution of appointment which passed the House of Representatives on 15 February 2022 the committee will now present its final report on or before 15 March 2022.

Upon tabling the final report the committee will cease to exist.

The invitation for submissions addressing the terms of reference closed on 8 March 2022.

On 30 March 2023, the Australian Government response was tabled.

Support services

Given the nature of the inquiry, submissions and hearing transcripts may contain references to sensitive issues, including examples of online abuse.

If you require assistance, please contact the office of the eSafety Commissioner [], 1800 RESPECT [1800 737 732], Lifeline [131 114] or Kids Helpline [1800 55 1800]

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Select Committee on Social Media and Online Safety
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: 02 6277 4871

About this inquiry

The Committee is conducting an Inquiry into Social Media and Online Safety.

Past Public Hearings

08 Mar 2022: Canberra
02 Mar 2022: Canberra
03 Feb 2022: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed


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