Social Media Comments Policy

We recognise social media is a great way to discuss and debate the different stories published at 

Please observe the following guidelines for commenting on posts on Facebook or Instagram.  

  1. Posts that contain abusive language, hate speech, profanity or vulgar language, or defamatory comments may be deleted by page admins. 
  2. Flaming and trolling will not be tolerated, and comments may be deleted by page admins. 
  3. Deadnaming, using the former name of a person who is transgender or non-binary, will not be accepted. 
  4. Comments that are prejudicial will be removed. 
  5. Images that contravene these guidelines will also be removed.  
  6. We ask that commenters avoid making personal comments about other readers, discuss the issue, not the person. 
  7. Comments that include false or misleading information will not be accepted, and may be removed by page admins. 
  8. Promotion of goods and services is not permitted. Talk to our advertising team, we have great rates. 
  9. Spam comments, which see the same comment being repeatedly posted will be removed. 
  10. Comments which reveal personal details such as emails, addresses, phone numbers of individuals will be removed. 

OUTinPerth retains the right to remove any content that does not comply with the Social Media Comments Policy, or comments our team deem inappropriate.

Repeated violations of the Comment Policy may cause the author to be blocked permanently.

OUTinPerth staff monitor comments regularly, but you can highlight any comment of concern by email [email protected] or call/text Graeme on 0402 549 811 or Leigh on 0432 228 673.