Test your knowledge about what children are doing in their digital world. Learn about what children do online and some strategies to help them be cybersmart as they grow up. This includes tips for young kids (up to age 7) kids (up to 12 years) and teens (up to 18 years).
Parents' guide to online safety
It's something all too obvious for parents; how much life for teenagers has changed since they were that age. Snapchatting, Instagramming, hashtagging.
Chatterbox is a virtual information platform where parents can tune in to the latest discourse on cybersafety and participate in discussion forums.
Guide to online safety
Designed specifically for parents, this interactive, online guide offers age-appropriate strategies to help keep your children and teens safe online.
The easy guide to socialising online
The Australian Government's Easy guide to socialising online provides information on how internet users can protect themselves and their information when using social networking sites, search engines and online games.
Learn more about socialising online
It doesn't matter if you're brand new to the internet, or looking to build on what you already know so that you're more confident, comfortable and safe. You'll find what you need to get started on Internet Basics.
Learn more about Internet Basics
When a group of high-school friends post a rumour about a rival it sparks a chain reaction that leaves no one untouched. In this short film, cyberbullying, sexting, filmed fights and police action ensue—will these friends avoid being tagged forever?
Character reflection interviews
Tagged for Parents
An initiative of the Government of South Australia, ForwardIT is an online learning tool designed to teach people and provide them with the skills to use the internet safely and securely, at their own pace. The information and resources will enable users to increase their digital literacy skills, confidence and knowledge to allow them to take advantage of broadband to enhance their daily personal, work, leisure and family lives.
Learn more about Forward IT
Translated resources - brochures
All resources are available free of charge and can be downloaded, viewed on the site, ordered via the Cybersmart order form or over the phone on 1800 880 176.
- Guide to Online Safety
Hints and tips for parents, teens and kids about operating safely in an online environment. Download brochures:
- Say no to cyberbullying!
An overview of cyberbullying and how it can be addressed by parents, teens and kids. Download brochures:
- Dealing with offensive content
Provides parents, teens and kids with some proactive ways to deal with offensive content online. Download brochures:
- Mobile phone safety
Offers helpful advice for parents, teens and kids to address the issues related to mobile phone use. Download brochures:
Provides parents, teens and kids with some pointers for dealing with sexting and the associated legal and social issues. Download brochures:
- Socialising on the internet
Social networking is essential in most teenagers’ lives. This brochure provides tips for parents, teens and kids to help address issues and stay safe when social networking. Download brochures: