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Susan is employed by elite sporting bodies such as Tennis Australia, The AFL (Australian Football League), Cricket Australia where she presented to the Australian Team, State teams both male and female as well as junior development squads. She has given expert evidence at the NSW Government Legislative Council’s Standing Committee hearing into the bullying of children and young people also to a Federal Government Inquiry on a related issue. She was also invited to submit a paper and give evidence into the Victorian Governments review of the use of child pornography legislation to those young people involved in ‘sexting’ including the non-consensual sharing of intimate images and has been invited to submit comment to the Federal Government’s Inquiry into the Criminal Code Amendment (Misrepresentation of Age to a Minor) Bill 2013.

She is a member of the Federal Government’s Cybersafety Working Group (CWG) on Internet safety issues. She is the only independent member of this group. She has authored the Cyber Safety Policy for AFL Country and the Australian Karting Association as well as the Cybersafety Policy for Netball Victoria and the Western Australia Sports Federation where her template policy is being used as a model for best practice in every sporting code in Western Australia.

She has also provided training for School-based Police Officers in New South Wales. She regularly appears on television in Australia and overseas as one of the most sought-after and influential commentators and acknowledged experts on cyberbullying in the world. She has spoken on Australian and international radio as well as being sought after for print and film articles for Bloomberg, Spanish National News, AlJezeera, 7Days Dubai and NTN24 South America.  She was the featured expert in the Leader Newspapers, ‘Don’t Hurt’ campaign which aimed to raise the awareness of cyberbullying and its devastating effects on the community. She has also been featured in two stories on 60 minutes Australia about the consequences of ‘sexting’ titled, ‘One Click from Disaster’, which is now being used as a valuable teaching resource in High Schools, and recently in a story called ‘Chloe’s Law’ which looked at the sometimes-tragic consequences of cyberbullying. Susan was also featured on the ABC show Catalyst, which looked at the issue of internet gaming addiction and the science behind these games.  She is the commentator of choice for media outlets around the world on the issue of cybersafety, cybercrime and all online abuse.

Susan has just returned from the Children’s Global Media Summit hosted by the BBC in Manchester where she was the only invited Australian speaker.

 

 

 

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