National Action Day Against Bullying and Violence

CT-A40xUwAY5BA6National Action Day against Bullying and Violence will be held Friday, 18 March.

National Action Day is Australia’s key anti-bullying event for schools. It encourages students to ‘take a stand together‘ against bullying and violence in schools, the classroom and beyond.

A huge media campaign is hosted by Ian Thorpe, Olympic hero.



What am I, Karen Tyrrell author doing for bully prevention?

I’m a Brisbane award winning author of empowering children’s book STOP the Bully, experienced teacher, a public speaker and resilience presenter.

My books Bailey Beats the Blah, STOP the Bully, Harry Helps Grandpa Remember and Jo-Kin Battles the It show children how to live strong, be resilient, and cope with life stress.

STOP the Bully + author posterSTOP the Bully addresses bully prevention skills, self-esteem, confidence and social skill development. It is endorsed by Kids Helpline and aligned with Kids Matter school curriculum.
Dressed in my taekwondo suit, I talk to Brisbane Primary and High Schools as an advocate for anti-bullying.

Last week, I proudly presented a Bully Prevention talk to 400 Marsden High School children based on my lived experience as a survivor of bullying. I shared my book STOP the Bully, bully prevention, cyber bullying and coping skills. The next day I spoke to parents informing them about bully prevention strategies.

Books in Homes presentation with Stop the BullyMy talks are entertaining and informative and resonate with children.

The Reporter newspaper published a story HERE

Find out  about my bully prevention talks  HERE

Download FREE Teacher Resources &  Activities  HERE

Which schools are set for National Action Day?

Marsden State High School (See my story above)

Beenleigh State High School

I presented a bully prevention program at Beenleigh High school  followed up by creative writing and brainstorming activities.

Groves Christian College Kingston purchased STOP the Bully  for years 7 & 8 as an English text.

Rochedale South State School …

Rochedale South presents a pro-active bully prevention program within the school.

Bethania Lutheran School

Bethania built a “Buddy Bench” where lonely and bullied kids go to find  friendship and support.

And many, many more schools

Bully Prevention Resources

Schools register here: National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence


How’s your school educating and preventing bullying?

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