Mr Turnbull was deeply affected by the recent death of Northern Territory teenager Amy “Dolly” Everett, who took her own life after she was bullied online. Mr Turnbull sent the letters to all schools to urge them to get involved in this month’s national day of action against bullying to try to prevent similar tragedies*.
We saw this excellent film on the weekend which highlights cyber-bullying amoungst other issues related to use of the internet. It has to be said it is a dark film as director Henry Alex Rubin explores the destructive potential of the internet. The cyber-bullying involves an introverted teenage goth, when he becomes the victim of a
Allem Halkic was just 17 years of age when he jumped from the West Gate Bridge after being bullied. Allem has received threatening text messages for several months before committing suicide. In a landmark ruling, a Victorian court has ruled a bullied teenager’s suicide was a direct result of an act of violence. The perpetrator