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11/10/2018

​The digital world is fundamental to education and entertainment in this technological age.  It must however be a safe and secure place for our young people.

A number of great resources are available to help your child stay safe online, including fact sheets, videos, tips for safety and tools for online security.

Online awareness: Information for parents and caregivers (PDF, 4MB) provides important information for parents/carers about cybersafety and cyberbullying.  It suggests what parents/carers could do if their child is the target of, or is responsible for, inappropriate online behaviour.

Creep quiz allows you to have discussions with your child about how to stay safe online

ABC Technology Explained provides extensive information about all types of communication technology.

ThinkUKnow is an internet safety education program for parents/carers and teachers, with fact sheets and other resources.

Stay Smart Online provides information for Australian internet users on the steps they can take to protect their personal and financial information online.  The site has informative videos, quizzes and a free alert service that provides information on the latest threats and vulnerabilities.

Ten privacy tips for parents and carers contains information and useful tips to help protect personal information when you and your child are online.

Social media and the school community (PDF, 716KB) provides information to parents/carers about how to use social media in relation to comments or posts about their school community.

If you or your child are concerned about cyberbullying, you can report it to the Office of the eSafety Commissioner.

Please stay safe online, and ensure your screen time is balanced appropriately with other activities.