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Children can be exposed to sexual predators online, so how can parents teach them to be safe?

Many teenagers use mobile phones and social media almost constantly. And children are gaining access to these devices and platforms at increasingly younger ages. This is a challenge for parents who need to keep up with their children’s use, the evolution of devices, and how this changes how they have to parent. Studies show parents [...]

By |2019-09-02T12:58:09+10:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Cybersafety|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Youth with a disability face more risk online

Increased digital participation has provided many positives for young people with disabilities, but greater potential risks can also be found lurking online for those who live with a disability, according to latest research from the Office of the eSafety Commissioner. The potential risks – such as exposure to inappropriate content, excessive use, and image-based abuse [...]

‘If You’d Seen What I’d Seen’: Chilling Message to Parents from Police

"If you'd seen what I'd seen, you would never allow your child alone in their bedroom with an internet-capable device." Detective Inspector Jon Rouse, from Queensland's Taskforce Argos which investigates internet-facilitated crimes against children, has delivered a chilling warning to parents. He was among detectives to speak in a video released by the Queensland Police [...]

By |2019-02-11T12:27:13+10:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Cybersafety, Technology|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Young People and Apps – What Are They Using Now?!

It is impossible to give you a definitive list of every app you need to be aware of as the list is seemingly endless. What is popular today, becomes oh so yesterday within the space of a month. Some apps are quite OK if used correctly but if used incorrectly cause harm. The best way [...]