Charlotte's Law - Tougher Cyber Bullying Legislation
  • Petitioning Malcolm Turnbull

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Minister for Communications
Malcolm Turnbull
Leader Of The Opposition
Bill Shorten
Prime Minister of Australia
The Australian Government
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications
Paul Fletcher

Charlotte's Law - Tougher Cyber Bullying Legislation

    1. Em Mastronardi
    2. Petition by

      Em Mastronardi

      Sydney, Australia

 

The world lost a beautiful soul on February 22nd 2014. A soul that could light up an empty room, a soul that dreamed of the best. 

 

Charlotte Dawson, 47, took her own life. The circumstances surrounding her death are not yet known, however it was publicly known Charlotte had a long battle with depression and bullying.  

 

Charlotte fought hard for a reform into cyber bullying; she campaigned so hard for something so simple - a better world. 

 

In life Charlotte dreamed of eradicating negativity off social media, in death we will continue fighting for her and make her proud of our continuing battle. Charlotte's death can not be in vain. 

 

We ask that the Australian and State Governments introduce cyber-bullying laws to tackle serious online abuse – not just for kids, but for adults too. The police also need the resources to be able to enforce them, and act against those who relentlessly harass others online.

 

Social media companies like Twitter must also take a more active role in the prevention of cyber bullying. We ask that together we unite to change the cyber bullying platform.

 

 

There are many people who loved and admired you dearly.  You will be missed Charlotte. 

 

 

#CharlottesLaw

 

 

- Em Mastronardi (@EmMastronardi) & Lara Harwood (@LaraH67).

 

 

 Charlotte's Law has now partnered with Angels Goal to unite in the fight against bullying. Together, along with the hundreds of thousands of signatures, will lobby the Government to make change

 

Please follow our official Facebook and Twitter (@Charlottes_Law)  for any news and  updates. 

 

 

Twitter Australia need to act on this issue - by finally signing up to the government's children cyber-bullying process like Facebook have. Tweet to ask them to sign up at @twitterau.

 

 

If you need support, contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or the Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 

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    • BOBBIE WHITMORE AUSTRALIA
      • about 6 hours ago

      so saddened by how these bullies can get away with it. By social media through school or workplace. Tougher laws regarding social media has to come about.

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    • Anahera Edwards AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND
      • about 11 hours ago

      I have children myself id never wanna see them bullied

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    • Kade loxton AUSTRALIA
      • 1 day ago

      cause

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    • Wendy Lydall AUSTRALIA
      • 3 days ago

      I've seen people become distressed by bullies.

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    • Judy Ward AUSTRALIA
      • 7 days ago

      I have children and have seen the impact that cyber bullying has.

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