Report

Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill 2014 [Provisions]
Enhancing Online Safety for Children ( Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014 [Provisions]

3 March 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-164-0

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Committee membership (PDF 22KB)
Chapter 1 - Background (PDF 61KB)

Introduction
Conduct of the inquiry
Background to the bills
Overview of bill provisions
Reports of other committees

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 159KB)

Introduction
Harm caused by cyber-bullying and need for legislation
Children's e-Safety Commissioner
Definition of cyber-bullying
Definition of social media services
Enforcement powers
Compensation
Committee comment

Appendix 1 - Submissions (PDF 8KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
ec.sen@aph.gov.au

About this inquiry

This is the first legislation of this kind proposed in the Parliament.

Allow for public consultation, including with industry, community groups and education providers; enable public input into the impact of technological developments on this new area of law; and scrutiny of the practical issues surrounding the implementation of the scheme.