Hate against Military Service personnel

OHPI fights online hate against Australian military veterans.

Below is a list of our publications documenting, reporting and highlighting instances of online hate speech against military veterans.



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.

April 22, 2013: Attacking the Anzacs on Facebook


OHPI briefings tackle specific instances of online hate and are produced rapidly to respond to emerging problems.

February 8, 2016:  Report Hate Against Military Veterans

August 26, 2015: Report “Diggers are Dole Bludgers” Phoenix page

April 22, 2015: Attacking the ANZACs in the lead up to Centenary

September 17, 2013: Attacks on Pro-Anzac Day pages

April 16, 2013: Attacking the Anzacs


September 3, 2015: Radio interview about OHPI’s work combating online hate (K-Rock FM)

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)


September 1, 2014: Meeting with Ted Baillieu, head of the Victorian Anzac Centenary Committee to discuss our past work in this area, and the handling of issues in the centenary period.