Web Awareness Help

Reporting Illegal Content

If you think you or your child have come across something illegal on the internet, you can lodge a complaint with the Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA)

For further details click here: https://esafety.gov.au/complaints-and-reporting/offensive-and-illegal-content-complaints

 

Parent Resources

1. Social Networking

This website is great for finding out more about different social networks and the age restrictions. In many cases primary school students are not old enough to have an account e.g. instagram.

Age Restrictions on Social Networking Apps

An excellent link that will tell you about a wide variety of social networking apps and the age restrictions:

 

2. Office of the Children’s e-safety Commissioner

A terrific website that has a variety of resources. Some topics addressed are basic online concepts cyberbullying, parental controls, inappropriate content and online grooming

 

3. Bullying. No Way! 
An excellent web site that provides a range of resources to help members of the community to understand the issues, behaviours and changes that need to be implemented to combat bullying

 

National Centre Against Bullying
The National Centre Against Bullying (NCAB) is a peak body working to advise and inform the Australian community on the issue of childhood bullying and the creation of safe schools and communities, including the issue of cybersafety.

 

4. Think You Know

This website has lots of helpful hints and covers topics such as: tools to keep my child safe, risks my child might face, how to talk to your child about what they are doing online, what your child is doing online.

 

5. Be WebSmart

Keep smart online and find out ways to keep your child safe online.

 

6. Digizen 
The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible digital citizens

 

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