#GameOn: new Cybersmart short film launches nationally: Cybersmart

#GameOn: new Cybersmart short film launches nationally: Cybersmart

Oct 17, 2014

Yesterday the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s Cybersmart program premiered its new cybersafety videos, #GameOn, simultaneously across classrooms Australia-wide. It is the first coordinated virtual launch for school students via state education departments’ ‘virtual classroom’ platforms and the Cybersmart website. #GameOn is a series five...

Online Reputation Management begins at home

Online Reputation Management begins at home

Jul 30, 2014

Recently our Ambassador, Stephanie Brantz contributed a piece to Mouths of Mums about online reputation management.  Stephanie reminds us how important it is to teach our kids that their reputation online is as important as their reputation offline.  You can read the article here. Share...

Telstra Report – Addressing the Cyber Safety Challenge. From risk to resilience

Telstra Report – Addressing the Cyber Safety Challenge.  From risk to resilience

Jul 17, 2014

Given the fact that almost 90% of Australians use the internet and more than three-quarters of Australians use it more than once per day, Telstra have commissioned a report to explore the unique behaviours that face children, young people, adults, seniors and parents in their online engagements. The reports is titled; Addressing the Cyber Safety Challenge...

Australian Federal Police team up with Disney to promote online safety to Australian children

Australian Federal Police team up with Disney to promote online safety to Australian children

Jun 10, 2014

Today we received the media release below from the Minister for Justice, The Hon. Michael Keenan MP.  It is great to see that one of our Members, Disney via Club Penguin has partnered with the AFP to create a new online safety program for primary schools. Club Penguin has also made the program widely available to classrooms as a free digital multi-touch book...

Staying Safe in a Digital World: 5 tips to protect our kids online

Staying Safe in a Digital World: 5 tips to protect our kids online

Jun 4, 2014

Our Ambassador, Stephanie Brantz has written a piece for Mouth of Mums offering 5 tips to help parents protect their kids online.   Check it out here. It is a timely reminder as it is Stay Smart Online Week, an annual initiative to help people understand the simple steps they can take to protect their personal and financial information online.  We recommend...

What every parent needs to know about video games: a crash course

What every parent needs to know about video games: a crash course

Jun 3, 2014

Given the popularity of video games (no surprise to us) we just found this fantastic article over at the Guardian which is a great guide for parents who don’t know a whole lot about video games.  Check it out here.     Share...