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Potential civil action

In relation to bullying occurring at school or between school students, there may be a number of things to consider, including the school's anti-bullying and complaints policies, disciplinary action the school may take, and whether any injuries have been sustained as a result of the bullying.

In relation to bullying occurring at training and workplace environments, workplace bullying laws may be relevant, and the Office of the Training Advocate may be able to provide some assistance.

Depending on the particular bullying conduct, other potential civil action under South Australian law may include:

If serious cyber bullying is occurring, the Office of the eSafety Commissioner may also be able to investigate complaints, intervene to have cyber bullying material removed and issue civil penalties. Form more information, see Office of the eSafety Commissioner.

Potential civil action  :  Last Revised: Mon Oct 28th 2019
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