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Cyber Safety - keeping our kids safe online

This list contains primarily Australian resources to help parents keep their children safe online. However, the advice will apply to all parents, no matter where in the world they are.

Cyber Safety: An Interactive Guide To Staying Safe On The Internet

Online conflicts will sometimes start in the real world, a.k.a. schools, and then transfer into the virtual world. Bullying is pushed to the virtual world because cyberbullies are mostly, if not completely, anonymous.


Cybersmart is a national cybersafety and cybersecurity education program managed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), as part of the Australian Government's commitment to cybersafety. The program is specifically designed to meet the needs of its target audiences of children, young people, parents, teachers and library staff. - See more at:

Cyber Safe Kids

This initiative, coined Growing Up Digital, is a collaboration between Symantec, Cyber Safe Kids, Common Sense Media (CSM) and the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Growing up Digital is a unique, sustainable and holistic approach to educating Australian students and communities on digital citizenship.

Cybersafety help and advice | Department of Communications

Do you need to talk to someone about cyberbullying or something that has happened online that has made you feel uncomfortable, scared or sad?

The Cyber Safety Lady's YouTube Channel

Find videos showing you how to set up advanced privacy settings, safe search settings and parental controls.

Cybersmart Chatterbox

Cybersmart Chatterbox for Parents is a conversational how-to-guide exploring the digital lives our kids lead - when to worry and when to celebrate the benefits the...

Keeping Kids Safe Online Cyber Safety Manual

This new edition of "Keeping Kids Safe Online" has all the latest 2013 Facebook Privacy settings, which have changed since 2012. Half Price for the first 50 buyers! $7.00 This easy STEP-BY-STEP guide also features privacy settings and safety settings for mobile devices.

Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship is a suite of resources for students to support safe online behaviour. This resource includes game-based learning, lessons, videos, and parent and teacher support materials.

Ten cybersafety tips every parent should know

Keeping your kids safe online is easy with a few simple precautions. Nothing replaces parental supervision and education for kids about cybersafety. Set a technology curfew. Remind your child to never give out identifying information such as your home address, school name or telephone number in a public message such as chat or newsgroups.

Youth Advisory Group on Cybersafety

The Australian Government's Youth Advisory Group on Cybersafety (YAG) is a group of young Australians aged 8 to 17 who provide advice to government on online safety from a young person's perspective.

bCyberwise | Online Resources

Welcome to Life Education Australia - Drug and Health Education that empowers young Australians to make safe choices

eSmart Schools

eSmart Schools is a behaviour-change framework that guides the introduction of policies, practices and whole-school change processes to support the creation of a cybersafe or ‘eSmart’ environment. Over 2,000 Australian schools are registered with ​​eSmart.

Internet Safety - NSW Police

A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety As a parent, you wouldn't think of leaving your children alone in a strange neighbourhood, allowing them to stroll through an adult bookstore or let them wander aimlessly on a busy street or highway. Similarly, no responsible parent would permit their child to have secret meetings with strangers.