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Parents and Carers

These days having “the talk” can mean something completely different, i.e. having a conversation with your child about how they can ensure they’re being safe online. Whatever your concern as a parent, don’t stress! There are helpful resources for creating good digital citizens, as well as learning about what Minecraft is.

Cyber Parent Web App
CYBERPARENT WEB APP

A web app provided by The Australian Multicultural Foundation which encourages safe and healthy Internet use in Australian homes. Available in a total of 17 different languages.

GCF Global
INTERNET SAFETY FOR KIDS

In this free tutorial, learn tips and strategies to keep your kids safe from hackers, predators and cyberbullies.

Digital Citizenship
Digital Citizenship

The Digital Citizenship website provides practical advice to students, teachers and parents on the responsible use of technology, addressing safe and ethical online behaviour.

Raising Children
raisingchildren.net.au

Provides information on various parenting topics for a range of ages, related to navigating the online sphere. Subjects include screen time, cyber-bullying and sexting.

Thinkuknow
ThinkUKnow

ThinkUKnow is a free, evidence-based cyber safety program that provides presentations to Australian parents, carers and teachers and students. It provides information on the technologies young people use, the challenges they may face, and importantly, how they can be overcome.

Bullying No Way
Bullying. No Way!

Bullying. No Way! aims to create learning environments where every student and school community member is safe, supported, respected and valued.

Childnet International
Childnet

Childnet’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the internet a great and safe place for children. Provides various resources that help you guide kids on how to safely use the internet.

Net Cetera
NET CETERA (PDF)

Aimed at parents of tweens, this resource offers tips and advice on screen time, online socialising, cyber bullying, filtering and blocking, cell phones, apps, security and privacy.

Family Engagement Resources
Family Engagement Resources

Research-backed resources covering a range of topics from online safety and cyber bullying to media balance and learning with technology

Digital Citizens
Digital Citizenship Resources for the Home

You don’t have to be an expert on texting, Instagram, Minecraft -- or whatever else your kids are into -- to have "the talk" on staying safe online. 

Minecraft Safety
Minecraft Safety Tips for Parents of Mine Crafters

How to ensure your child is staying safe while playing Minecraft.

Roblox Safety
What Is Roblox?

How to ensure that your child is staying safe while playing Roblox.

ACMA: Parents' Guide to Online Safety

A practical, issue-focused information and advice for parents of children of all ages, including protecting children from online abuse during COVID-19.

eSafety Parents

Online safety information for parents and carers, covering a range of important topics.

Last updated on 27 April 2020