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Office of the eSafety Commissioner

The purpose of the Office of the eSafety Commissioner (eSafety) is to help safeguard Australians at risk from online harm and to promote safer, more positive online experiences.

eSafety achieves this through regulation, national leadership and coordination, research, and educational and awareness activities that promote online safety.

eSafety leads and coordinates online safety efforts across Commonwealth departments, authorities and agencies and is the only government agency in the world solely dedicated to the online safety of its citizens. The eSafety Commissioner is an independent statutory officer. eSafety is governed by the Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015 (EOS Act).

Section 67 of the EOS Act provides that the ACMA must assist the Commissioner to perform the functions and powers of eSafety to such extent as the Commissioner reasonably requires.

Find out more at esafety.gov.au.