Webinar and online course
Supporting your child with online gaming
This 45-minute webinar provides an overview of selecting quality games, understanding how to reduce the risks of gaming, and how to create better gaming habits.
It is suitable for parents and carers of children and young people in primary and early secondary school.
Date and time:
7 Feb 12.30 – 1.15 pm AEDT
15 March 4:00 – 4:45 pm AEDT
Online safety for young people living with disability
A program for parents and carers of vulnerable young people with tools to understand how to keep them safe when online, including:
- case studies with real-life stories
- AUSLAN supported videos
- tips on how to have the difficult conversations
- links to supporting websites
- downloadable support documents
Video and podcast
How to keep your children safe online
Keeping your children safe online can be a challenge. Watch this video recording of a panel discussion to learn how you can use technology to create a safe online environment for them.
Video transcript (PDF 202.9KB)
DigiKnow podcast series
Being able to have conversations with your children about online safety does not have to be hard. Listen to this podcast series to inspire and support you to start the chat.
Cyber safety resources
Keeping safe online
Check out the online safety resources for parents and carers. You will find videos, articles, research reports, self-help guides and picture books.
Alva learns how to safely navigate Gizmo, a world that echoes the internet with all its wonders and risks. This TV series is for children aged 5-8 and their families.
Mikki vs the World
Mikki and her assistant Jez call upon their team of experts to help break down some big issues. This ABC TV series is relevant for pre-teens to teens and their families.
First Nations resources - eSafety Commissioner
The internet provides a wealth of positive experiences, however, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and young people are more likely to be exposed to a range of online harms, including hate speech, discrimination and bullying.
The eSafety Commissioner's Cool, beautiful, strange and scary research report explores the online experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and considers the digital parenting practices of their parents and caregivers.
Get tips on thinking before you share online, protect yourself, and how to seek help if something goes wrong.
Free and easy-to-use app with step-by-step instructions and videos to help your mob get online and stay safe.
Learn how to keep your family safe and well online and report tech abuse.
Know how to deal with negativity online and protect yourself.
Protect your information and secure your devices
Cyber Security NSW provides advice on managing phishing, multi-factor authentication, software updates, identity protection, securing home Wi-Fi, and others.
Keep your devices secure and protect your personal information.
Use a stronger line of defence with a double lock on your accounts.
Advice on protecting your data and devices when at home, at work, or in public.
Device management for families
Privacy overview for Apple devices (PDF 4.37MB) - an overview of Apple products used by your child at school and their built-in privacy protections.
Microsoft help video on updating Windows - learn why and how you should regularly update your computer.
Windows Security to protect your computer against viruses - Learn how you can customise the features included with Windows 10.
Manage your child’s Chromebook account - Learn how to use Family Link to manage your child's Google account, you can let them sign in to some Google services on their Chromebook.
You can also use the Family Link app to choose what websites your child can access using Chrome, supervise your child's app usage, and more.
More Cybermarvel resources
Watch short videos and learn how to keep your family safe online.
Find out about cyber security as a career option.
On-time and on-demand learning activities and challenges for all students.