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2020 World Child Online Safety Index: How does Australia rank?

A leading think-tank has ranked online safety for children across the globe, showing  both welcome strengths and worrying weaknesses in Australia's national performance. 

 
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PUBG Mobile v Fortnite: The latest battle royale

In the battle royale for our kids’ gaming attention, a new version of PUBG (Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds) has already knocked Fortnite off its perch. If your child is part of the trend, what do you need to know about this latest ...

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | smart TV
Loot Boxes 101: A primer for parents

These controversial micro-transactions are a feature in many of today’s most popular online games. But are they really  the gateway to a gambling problem - or about as threatening as a Kinder Surprise? 

 
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How to be the digital mentor your child needs

Managing kids’ devices is critical for their health and wellbeing. But parents who also mentor their kids’ screen-time see the most positive outcomes.

 
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Do you have a smart TV? Here's how to keep it safe

Maybe you saw the news reports this week about the teen whose devices were taken away - and used the family’s smart fridge to tweet to her pals.

 
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"DeepNude" is just the beginning: How deepfakes will change everything

Things come and go so quickly in the online world, so you may have missed the recent news about a controversial app called DeepNude - the latest in a new generation of tech trickery the experts are calling deepfakes.

 
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Mean girls on social media: The worst thing - and the best - parents can do to help

It’s a fact. Your daughter is being bullied more often than your son is. So what can you do about it?

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | smartphones | digital parenting
Where is the instruction book?! Talking to my teen about digital risks

Recently my 15-year-old son asked me what I thought was a simple question: “Can I stay with some mates for the weekend out in the country?”

 
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Parents in denial about kids' true screen-time

The average parent underestimates their child’s smartphone screen-time by more than 250%, according to a new survey. It also found that most parents never check their kids’ devices.

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