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Home alone: how to keep your kids safe (and out of trouble) when you’re at work these holidays

Many working parents battle with school holidays, especially the long period between Christmas and the start of the new school year. Most people receive four weeks’ leave a year, but school holidays take up about 12 weeks of the year. The maths clearly doesn’t add up. Even if both parents take their leave at different [...]

By |2019-04-15T18:32:26+10:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Practical Tips For Keeping Kids Safe On Social Media

When a new study surfaced a few weeks ago revealing that, of all the major social media networks, Instagram was the most detrimental to young people's mental health, it made alarmist news headlines around the world. But for Sydney-based online safety expert Leonie Smith, it was business as usual. "I've seen more porn, more drug [...]

By |2017-06-26T12:25:16+10:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Cybersafety|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Creating A Child Safe Organisation

Child Wise Every day millions of Australian children and young people participate in educational, sporting and recreational activities provided by government and community organisations. For the majority of children and young people, involvement in these services is positive and beneficial. However, the risks of abuse to children and young people in organisations has [...]

Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept

Some Secrets Should Never Be Kept is a beautifully illustrated picture book that sensitively broaches the subject of keeping our children safe from sexual interference. This book’s focus is sexual abuse prevention, and has been written and illustrated in a way that is neither frightening nor confronting. Story is an excellent medium when talking to children [...]