‘Social Media Creates Terrorists’ and Other Myths of Australian Jihadists Debunked

A desire to understand how Australians become radicalised has created some popular ideas about the creation of jihadists that are misleading or completely incorrect, a leading expert on terror networks has warned. At the heart of this misunderstanding is the idea that terrorists can be created in a vacuum, just by viewing Islamic State propaganda [...]

By |2018-10-08T11:21:52+11:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Students Get Cyber Safety Lesson

Cyber safety was at the forefront of a presentation for McGuire College students last week. Shepparton police Leading Senior Constable Dean Lloyd and Word and Mouth project manager Jim Gow were at the school, talking to years 7, 8 and 9 students about the importance of digital safety. ‘‘The tour covers a number of different [...]

By |2018-03-12T14:22:35+11:00March 12th, 2018|Categories: Cybersafety|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Commissioner opens Generation Next seminar to support youth

On Friday 30 May, NSW Mental Health Commissioner, John Feneley addressed teachers, nurses, social workers, police and mental health professionals as he officially opened the Sydney Generation Next seminar. Held at the Sydney Town Hall, the Generation Next seminar saw more than 1000 professionals from across multiple disciplines come together to learn how to support [...]

Police investigate students for upskirting staff

Police are investigating five year 9 boys from a prestigious Catholic boys' college on Sydney's northern beaches who shared sexual images of two female teachers on Facebook. The boys, from St Augustine's College at Brookvale, used iPhones to photograph and video up the skirts of the two teachers and then shared the images on a [...]

Children sexting charges rise in Queensland

Police charged 240 Queensland children, aged between 10 and 17, for producing and distributing child pornography in first five months of 2013, official figures reveal. The data, obtained by Fairfax Media, shows the number of youths charged so far this year accounts for nearly 40 per cent of all youths charged since 2009, indicating steep [...]