#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...

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...

Parent’s Chatterbox Series

Parent’s Chatterbox Series

May 29, 2014

We recently came across this video series, called Chatterbox from the Cybersmart people at ACMA.    They provide a great and informal perspective on some of the issues around cybersafety.  The video’s can be accessed at home or on a mobile device.  Check them out here.     Share...

The Modern Parent creates a video game contract for worried parents

The Modern Parent creates a video game contract for worried parents

Mar 18, 2014

The Modern Parent has written an interesting article for all parents that are worried about their kids becoming addicted to video games, and even provides a simple solution in the form of a video game contract.  You can read the article and download the contract here Share...

Advice from the Modern Parent about YouTube safety settings

Advice from the Modern Parent about YouTube safety settings

Mar 10, 2014

We came across this useful article from The Modern Parent on how to use some of the safety settings on YouTube to protect younger kids when they are using YouTube.  It is easier than you think.  You can read the full article here Share...

Some tips on effective parenting to deal with technology and the online world

Some tips on effective parenting to deal with technology and the online world

Feb 3, 2014

We came across this fantastic article from The Modern Parent which suggests 2 essential things you need to do to parent effectively with technology and the online world.  To learn more, click here. Share...