Cyber safe parents

The Cybermarvel program is designed to provide information and resources to help you and your family stay safe online.

The internet has opened up fantastic opportunities to learn, socialise and share information, but it can also bring risks, especially for young people.

Parents play an important role in supporting their child’s online safety by understanding these risks and learning important tips and tricks to help reduce them.

Check out the parent video, webinar, and resources below.

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Video - 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)

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Podcast - Cyber Safety Project DigiKnow 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.

Listen now on the web or on a device of your choice

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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.

Cybermarvel resources for parents

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Digital Citizenship

Practical advice to parents and carers on the responsible use of technology, addressing safe and ethical online behaviour.

Digital Citizenship -resources for parents and carers

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Alva's World

With the help of her friends Oolie and Mo, Alva learns how to safely navigate Gizmo, a world that echoes the internet with all its wonders and risks. This TV series is relevant for children ages 5-8 and their families.

Watch the episodes on ABC iview

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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.

Watch the episodes on ABC iview

 

Device management for families

Privacy overview for Apple devices

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

Microsoft help video on updating Windows - learn why and how you should regularly update your computer.

Windows Security to protect your computer against viruses

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

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

Resources for schools to celebrate Safer Internet Day 2023.

Classroom resources, reports, articles and professional learning for educators.

Watch short videos with your family and learn to keep cyber safe.

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