Reporting incidents on gaming platforms

If your child is experiencing abuse or unwanted contact online, there are a number of in-platform controls available to help manage the situation.

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Written by Cyber Expert:

Taryn Wren

ICT Teacher

Reporting to have embarrassing, inappropriate, or hurtful posts or comments removed from social media as soon as possible, is essential. Reporting to the platform is generally the first step but if you have ongoing concerns, or if the incident is serious (such as severe cyberbullying, image-based abuse, or involving child exploitation material), consider reporting it to the Office of the eSafety Commissioner (Australia) or Netsafe (New Zealand). In some cases, it may also be appropriate to seek assistance from your child's school or local law enforcement.

Fortnite

Fortnite allows users to report players for bad behaviour. Fortnite reviews reports and takes action against players that have breached their code of conduct.

Report content on Fortnite

Minecraft

Minecraft offers lots of options for controlling who can play and communicate with your child. If your child is being targeted on the platform, you can mute, block, and report the problematic player.

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Roblox

Roblox allows users to block and report abuse and other rule violations. There are also in-platform controls that allow you to control who can contact your child (see our Roblox guide for more information).

Report content on Roblox

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