Taking a Stand Against Bullying

Damian and Rae Panlock established Brodie’s Law Foundation in memory of their 19-year-old daughter, Brodie, who tragically took her own life in September 2006 after being relentlessly bullied at work. Victoria’s anti-bullying legislation, known as Brodie’s Law, commenced in June 2011 and made serious bullying a crime punishable by up to 10 years in jail.

Brodie’s Law – The Anti-Bullying Law

Brodie’s Law makes serious bullying a criminal offence by extending the application of the stalking provisions in the Crimes Act 1958 to include behaviour that involves serious bullying.

The offence of stalking, and therefore conduct that amounts to serious bullying, carries a maximum penalty of 10 years imprisonment.

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Brodie's Law Foundation is dedicated to helping workplaces and communities grow with the understanding of keeping everyone safe.

Take a Stand Campaign

Take a Stand Campaign

The Department of Justice and Brodie’s Law Foundation launched the ‘Take a Stand Against Bullying’ campaign.

Campaign Gallery

Campaign Gallery

The 'Take a Stand' Campaign is on the road around australia. View some of the places Brodie's law has been.

Support the Cause

Support the Cause

Your donation and support can make a real difference to helping us raise awareness of the issue and prevent bullying in the workplace.