OHPI stands against racism. You can see a detailed list of all our publications on online racism here. However, we take a particular interest in campaigning against online hate against Indigenous Australians.
Below is a list of our campaigns and publications documenting, reporting and highlighting instances of online hate speech against Indigenous Australians. You can also report online racism below.
Our March 2020 campaign focused on online racism against Indigenous Australians. The 5 articles produced as part of this campaign looked at racism on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The can be seen in the list of briefings below.
OHPI produces detailed reports documenting and analysing online hate. The reports are produced over a number of months addressing a theme in a systematic and in-depth manner. These reports are published by OHPI and made freely available to the public.
January 17, 2020: Andre Oboler, Mark Civitella, Nasya Bahfen, “Submission on Anti-Vilification Protections”
October 11, 2012: Aboriginal Memes and Online Hate
OHPI briefings tackle specific instances of online hate and are produced rapidly to respond to emerging problems.
June 6 , 2020 – Black Lives Matter Australia
March 31, 2020 – More Racism against Indigenous Australians on Twitter
March 30, 2020 – Racism against Indigenous Australians on Twitter
March 29, 2020: Aboriginal Memes on Facebook
March 9, 2020: Racism Against Indigenous Australians on Instagram
January 7, 2019: Everything in Moderation
September 28, 2016: Racism Against Indigenous Australians on Twitter
September 25, 2016: An interview with Triple J (the death of Elijah Doughty and incitement online)
June 23, 2016: Update on AFL Memes
June 3, 2016: NRL memes
June 1, 2016: Trolling the AFL with racism and misogyny
May 28, 2016: Responding to Racism and Vigilante Justice
January 31, 2016: Blackface and Social Media
January 18, 2016: Survivor Island 3: What can we learn from the incident
January 12, 2016: Report Hate against Indigenous Australians on Twitter
December 8, 2015: Report racist video “Flubba Bubba noonga”
August 18, 2015: Report YouTube video “Noonga Talk”
August 4, 2015: Report “Adam Goodes for the Flog of the Year” Page
March 24, 2015: Success! OHPI gets hate removed
March 10, 2015: A recap on OHPI at 12,000
August 18, 2014: Aboriginal Memes still doing the rounds on Facebook
January 27, 2014: Aboriginal Memes 2014
November 8, 2013: Centrelink Memes and Anti-aboriginal racism
August 23, 2013: OHPI presentation over Aboriginal Memes
August 8, 2013: Facebook gets it wrong on Aboriginal Memes
September 2, 2013: Stop Racism & Online Hate with OHPI
Commentary & Media Coverage
November 18, 2015: OHPI represented at a national conference on multiculturalism
July 18, 2015: Melbourne Rally Against Racism
April 29. 2015: OHPI interviewed by CAAMA
March 30, 2015: OHPI’s CEO Dr Andre Oboler interviewed by the NIRS
December 15, 2014: New tool in fighting online hate (Australian Jewish News)
December 11, 2014: OHPI: Tracking down the data to combat online hate (The Big Smoke)
December 10, 2014: Hitting Back Against Hate (MX)
December 9, 2014: Fight Against Hate Launched (OHPI Press Release)
Deadly Vibe Magazine: Hate Speech Not Ok
Report online racism against Indigenous Australians on Facebook, YouTube or Twitter here. Please also report it to the platform directly.
Your report here helps us monitor how effective they are being at responding to user reports and in some cases we do follow up in regards to specific items which remain online.