Cyberbullying

Play it Fair Online: Safer Internet Day 2022

Safer Internet Day is 8 February 2022, aimed at raising online safety awareness at home, school, work and in the community. Here are some simple tips for online safety from the eSafety Commissioner.

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The Children in the Pictures: The doco I didn’t want to watch

A powerful and confronting new documentary sheds light on the grim world of online child sexual exploitation. As Natalie Moutafis reports, it's a must-watch for any parent, carer and educator .

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Top 10 child health problems: What Australian parents think

A recent RCH National Child Health Poll found that excessive screen time was the number one child health concern, with 57 per cent of Australian parents rating it as a big problem.

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‘Thank you for saving my life’: Empowering kids to stymie harm

An online platform where students can anonymously report harmful behaviour is having a profound impact, writes Peter Hanlon. He speaks to Stymie founder Rachel Downie.

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Virtual Childhoods: Download your free ebook on keeping kids safe online

Our children are online more than ever, with some experiencing almost virtual childhoods. Parenting educator Caroline Ellen has produced a free ebook, available here, to help guard our young people's online safety.

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‘When we talk about cyberbullying, we can help stop it’

You've probably seen on national tv the powerful anti-cyberbullying film directed by 15-year-old Charlotte McLaverty. We talk with Charlotte about her inspiration - and how we can fight cyberbullying.

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Cyberbullying: How to Help your Child

eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant tells parents how they can spot the signs their child is being cyberbullied - and what they can do about it.

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Protecting Children Online: A Community Responsibility

Parents are at the frontline of keeping children safe online, but all of us have a role in protecting children from harm, writes eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant.

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Cybersafety: How to be a parent in the digital world

Former police officer and cybersafety expert Susan McLean's new book helps parents navigate the online world of their children, writes Shane Green.

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