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The Committee encourages submissions to its inquiry from a wide range of individuals and organisations. While we prefer submissions lodged in an original, electronic format, we do not want to exclude contributors who do not have access to computing facilities. Therefore, we will accept submissions in a range of formats which may include typewritten and handwritten documents.

Submissions to this inquiry are listed below in Portable Document Format (PDF). If an alternative format (ie, hard copy or large print) is required, please contact the Committee Secretariat at More submissions will be added to the list when they are received and authorised for publication.

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There is currently a total of 153 submissions and 16 supplementary submission in the following list.

The Committee may not publish any submission, or part of a submission, which in its view contains objectionable material, or material that is or purports to be Refused Classification or links directly to Refused Classification material.

The Committee is hoping to receive all submissions by the end of March 2011. If you are likely to need more time, please contact the Committee Secretariat (see contact details below).

Some submissions may contain material that some readers may find offensive.

  1. Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (PDF 679KB)
  2. Yahoo! Australia and New Zealand (PDF 1039KB)
  3. 2.1 Supplementary to submission: 2
    Yahoo! Australia and New Zealand (PDF 1655KB)

    2.2 Supplementary to submission: 2
    Yahoo! Australia and New Zealand (PDF 159KB)

  4. Inspire Foundation (PDF 1130KB)
  5. Armorlog International Ltd (PDF 527KB)
  6. 4.1 Supplementary to submission: 4
    Armorlog International Ltd (PDF 208KB)

  7. Beyondblue: The national depression initiative (PDF 3325KB)
  8. Stride Foundation Limited (PDF 316KB)
  9. CyberValues.Org (PDF 1692KB)
  10. Catholic Education Office, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (PDF 1281KB)
  11. South Australian Commission for Catholic Schools (PDF 240KB)
  12. Australian Parents Council (PDF 222KB)
  13. Australian Education Union (PDF 322KB)
  14. Safer Internet Group (PDF 121KB)
  15. Google Australia & New Zealand (PDF 1178KB)
  16. Telstra Corporation Ltd (PDF 146KB)
  17. Mr Mark Newton (PDF 231KB)
  18. Australian Library and Information Association (PDF 238KB)
  19. Netbox Blue (PDF 367KB)
  20. Childnet Internationa (PDF l482KB)
  21. Association of Independent Schools of South Australia (PDF 275KB)
  22. Australian Council for Education Research (PDF 209KB)
  23. Queensland Teachers' Union (PDF 946KB)
  24. The Alannah and Madeline Foundation (PDF 462KB)
  25. Civil Liberties Australia (PDF 139KB)
  26. Catholic Education Office of W.A. (PDF 197KB)
  27. Youth Affairs Council of South Australia (PDF 223KB)
  28. 25.1 Supplementary to submission: 25
    Youth Affairs Council of South Australia (PDF 397KB)

  29. Tutoring Australasia Pty Ltd 105(PDF 105KB)
  30. Association of Principals of Catholic Secondary Schools (PDF 172KB)
  31. Australian Youth Affairs Coalition (PDF 390KB)
  32. BoysTown (PDF 354KB)
  33. Victorian Office of the Child Safety Commissioner (PDF 1138KB)
  34. Centre for Children and Young People (PDF 732KB)
  35. NSW Secondary Principals' Council (PDF 425KB)
  36. Australian Secondary Principals Association (PDF 126KB)
  37. Bravehearts (PDF 1281KB)
  38. Association of Children's Welfare Agencies (PDF 781KB)
  39. Australian Direct Marketing Association (PDF 134KB)
  40. The Brainary - Hugh Kingsley (PDF 229KB)
  41. Family Online Safety Institute (PDF 449KB)
  42. Australian Institute of Family Studies (PDF 358KB)
  43. Mr Johann Trevaskis (PDF 100KB)
  44. ACT Council of P&C Associations Inc. (PDF 575KB)
  45. Singtel Optus Pty Ltd (PDF 1327KB)
  46. NSW Parents Council Inc. (PDF 398KB)
  47. Ms Candice Jansz (PDF 176KB)
  48. Australian Toy Association (PDF 105KB)
  49. Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (PDF 1369KB)
  50. NSW Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (PDF 856KB)
  51. Peer Support Australia (PDF 261KB)
  52. Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (PDF 2593KB)
  53. FamilyVoice Australia (PDF 4456KB)
  54. Device Connections Pty Ltd (PDF 999KB)
  55. Mental Health Council of Australia (PDF 233KB)
  56. Australian and New Zealand Ombudsman Association (PDF 388KB)
  57. Commissioner for Children and Young People WA (PDF 412KB)
  58. 54.1 Supplementary to submission: 54
    Commissioner for Children and Young People WA (PDF 654KB)

  59. Simon Fraser University (PDF 295KB)
  60. Australian Institute of Criminology (PDF 236KB)
  61. Commissioner for Children, Tasmania (PDF 235KB)
  62. Attorney-General's Department (PDF 164KB)
  63. 58.1 Supplementary to submission: 58
    Attorney-General's Department (PDF 536KB)

  64. Office of the Victorian Privacy Commissioner (PDF 2663KB)
  65. Dr Bruce Arnold (PDF 236KB)
  66. Privacy NSW (PDF 249KB)
  67. The Australian University Cyberbullying Research Alliance (PDF 1293KB)
  68. Communications Law Centre (PDF 237KB)
  69. Australian Federal Police (PDF 209KB)
  70. The Communications Council (PDF 923KB)
  71. Mr Nick Abrahams and Ju Young Lee (PDF 294KB)
  72. Queensland Catholic Education Commission (PDF 2417KB)
  73. Dr Karen Vered (PDF 199KB)
  74. NSW Primary Principals’ Association Inc (PDF 152KB)
  75. Community Technology Centres Association (PDF 168KB)
  76. System Administrators Guild of Australia's (PDF 197KB)
  77. Australian School Library Association Inc. (PDF 168KB)
  78. New South Wales Teachers' Federation (PDF 289KB)
  79. Council of Australian University Librarians (PDF 207KB)
  80. Australian Council on Children and the Media (PDF 235KB)
  81. Federation of Parents and Citizens' Associations of NSW (PDF 366KB)
  82. Catholic Primary Principals' Association of WA (PDF 148KB)
  83. Western Australia Office of the Commissioner of Police (PDF 2010KB)
  84. 78.1 Supplementary to submission: 78
    Western Australia Office of Commissioner for Police (PDF 1406KB)

  85. Cancelled - accepted as Submission No. 36
  86. Australian Communications and Media Authority (PDF 1135KB)
  87. Mr Paul Myers (PDF 106KB)
  88. ACT Government (PDF 1796KB)
  89. 82.1 Supplementary to submission: 82
    ACT Government (PDF 434KB)

  90. Australian Privacy Foundation (PDF 191KB)
  91. Northern Territory Government (PDF 513KB)
  92. Tasmania Police (PDF 343KB)
  93. South Australia Police (PDF 714KB)
  94. 86.1 Supplementary to submission: 86
    South Australia Police (PDF 1294KB)

  95. Microsoft Australia Pty Ltd (PDF 419KB)
  96. Internet Industry Association (PDF 399KB)
  97. Timesavers International Pty Ltd (PDF 290KB)
  98. The Australian Psychological Society (PDF 571KB)
  99. ninemsn Pty Ltd (PDF 194KB)
  100. Office of the Privacy Commissioner (PDF 557KB)
  101. Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania (PDF 235KB)
  102. 93.1 Supplementary to submission: 93
    Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania (PDF 399KB)

    93.2 Supplementary to submission: 93
    Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania (PDF 191KB)

  103. NSW Government (PDF 310KB)
  104. Berry Street (PDF 494KB)
  105. 95.1 Supplementary to submission: 95
    Berry Street (PDF 121KB)

  106. Web Management InterActive Technologies Pty Ltd (PDF 1718KB)
  107. National Association for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (PDF 141KB)
  108. South Australian Office for Youth (PDF 127KB)
  109. Queensland Council of Parents and Citizens’ Associations Inc (PDF 157KB)
  110. ROAR Film Pty Ltd (PDF 3690KB)
  111. iKeepSafe (PDF 652KB)
  112. Brilliant Digital Entertainment (PDF 195KB)
  113. Name Withheld (PDF 160KB)
  114. Name Withheld (PDF 300KB)
  115. Mr Geordie Guy (PDF 2683KB)
  116. Name Withheld (PDF 111KB)
  117. Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program (PDF 160KB)
  118. Inspire International Research Institute (PDF 771KB)
  119. Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (PDF 149KB)
  120. Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (PDF 491KB)
  121. Murdoch Children's Research Institute (PDF 135KB)
  122. Victorian Government (PDF 2902KB)
  123. Australian Government's Consultative Working Group on CyberSafety (PDF 4766KB)
  124. Department of Education United Kingdom (PDF 119KB)
  125. WA Department of Education (PDF 374KB
  126. Mr Alex James (PDF 99KB)
  127. Australian Mobile Telecommunications Associations (PDF 320KB)
  128. Western Australian Government (PDF 502KB)
  129. Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (PDF 548KB)
  130. The Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (PDF 396KB)
  131. Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies (PDF 251KB)
  132. Prof Bjorn Landfeldt (PDF 256KB)
  133. Dr Roger Clarke (PDF 460KB)
  134. Australian Regional Media (PDF 137KB)
  135. Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (PDF 225KB)
  136. Rachel (PDF 102KB)
  137. headspace National Office (PDF 312KB)
  138. The Australian Council for Computers in Education (PDF 283KB)
  139. Nathan and James (PDF 133KB)
  140. Name Withheld (PDF 1003KB)
  141. Jodie (PDF 128KB)
  142. Abbie (PDF 129KB)
  143. Jedidiah (PDF 106KB)
  144. Ms Annette Atkins (PDF 121KB)
  145. Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (PDF 359KB)
  146. Mr Stewart Healley (PDF 815KB)
  147. 136.1 Supplementary to submission: 136
    Mr Stewart Healley (PDF 627KB)

    136.2 Supplementary to submission: 136
    Mr Stewart Healley (PDF 3017KB)

    136.3 Supplementary to submission: 136
    Mr Stewart Healley (PDF 2226KB)

  148. Australian Education Union Tasmanian Branch (PDF 252KB)
  149. National Children's and Youth Law Centre (PDF 275KB)
  150. Jayme (PDF 127KB)
  151. Name withheld (PDF 143KB)
  152. Vodafone Hutchison Australia (PDF 1841KB)
  153. Verity (PDF 92KB)
  154. Parents Victoria Inc. (PDF 192KB)
  155. Tiger (PDF 107KB)
  156. Lisa (PDF 94KB)
  157. Vincent (PDF 98KB)
  158. Baily (PDF 106KB)
  159. Electronic Frontiers Australia Inc (PDF 311KB)
  160. Australian Christian Lobby (PDF 358KB)
  161. Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (PDF 284KB)
  162. Australian and New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency (PDF 148KB)
  163. Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Wollongong (PDF 254KB)
  164. 152.1 Supplementary to submission: 152
    Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Wollongong (PDF 7035KB)

  165. Queensland Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian (PDF 124KB)

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