The following organisations are dedicated to the online safety of children and provide many valuable resources that inform and help parents understand the benefits and risks associated with children's use of technology:
Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network
A national online system that allows the public to securely report instances of cybercrime. It will also provide advice to help people recognise and avoid common types of cybercrime.
Members work together to create learning environments where every student and school community member is safe, supported, respected and valued.
Kids Helpline provides a free phone and web chat enabled counselling service for young people aged 5–25. They also run Kids Helpline @ School, an early intervention and prevention model for all primary school aged students around Australia.
A service dedicated to providing legal information to children and young people in Australia.
NAPCAN seeks to bring about the changes necessary in individual and community behaviour to prevent child abuse and neglect.
A behaviour-change campaign for young people aged 12 to 20 years. It seeks to encourage healthy and respectful relationships by challenging and changing attitudes and behaviours that support violence.
An online youth mental health service that is accessible 24/7, providing practical information, tools and support to young people for everyday troubles to really tough times.
Safe Schools Hub
The Safe Schools Hub provides a variety of resources for schools, parents and students. It aims to make a difference by working together to build safe and supportive schools.
A free program that provides online safety education to parents, carers and teachers through schools and organisations across Australia. Established by the Australian Federal Police, it is a partnership between Microsoft Australia, Datacom and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and is delivered in collaboration with the New South Wales Police Force, Northern Territory Police, Queensland Police Service, South Australia Police, Tasmania Police, Western Australia Police and Neighbourhood Watch Australasia.
Helpful International Websites
An international non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.
A collaborative network of hotlines, worldwide, dealing with illegal online content and committed to stamping out child sexual abuse from the internet.
General advice and strategies for young people, parents and educators about online safety.
An independent non-profit organisation, established to promote confident, safe and responsible use of online technologies.
Coordinated by a partnership of Childnet International, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation, the UK Safer Internet Centre has three main functions: an Awareness Centre, a Helpline and a Hotline.
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