Today is the ninth National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence (NDA).

Schools across the country are taking part in the effort to reduce harmful bullying on Friday, March 15.

Nearly 6,000 Australian schools are official NDA schools in 2019 and are part of a nationwide movement celebrating this year's theme of ’Bullying. No Way! Take action every day’.

Involved schools will attempt to empower young people to be part of the solution when addressing bullying in their school community.

Its proponents say today provides an opportunity to focus on bullying and the changes that can create safer communities for everyone.

More information is available here.