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Educate yourself

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.

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Chatterbox

Chatterbox is a virtual information platform where parents can tune in to the latest discourse on cybersafety and participate in discussion forums.

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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.

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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.

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Internet Basics

Internet Basics

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.

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Tagged

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?

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Tagged for Parents

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ForwardIT

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.

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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.

Young Kids

A space for you to play games, watch videos and have fun!

Kids

Draw pictures, watch videos and learn about staying safe online.

Teens

Learn how to deal with issues and take control of your digital world.