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Take off the blinkers, mum and dad

Too many Aussie parents are in the dark about the sex and violence kids see every day online, according to a new study by the eSafety Commissioner,

 
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Predators and cyberbullies: 'Make my day' says eSafety Commissioner

A new law gives teeth to Australia's eSafety Commissioner to hold tech companies accountable for online abuse. 

 
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Kids consistently exposed to 'stomach-churning' content in 2021

A study that tracked the online activity of nearly six million kids, found 90% of teens and two-thirds of tweens consistently encountered "stomach-churning" messages around drugs, sex, and self-harm.

 
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'But Mum, Everybody Has TikTok!' What Parents of Tweens Need to Know

On the fence about TikTok for your tween? These five facts might help you decide.

 
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Which is a bigger worry for parents: COVID or cyberbullying?

A new study shows twice as many of us worry more about online bullying than we do about COVID, the economy or crime.

 
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How NOT to talk to your child about online safety

Having difficult conversations with our kids is ... well, difficult. And having difficult conversations about staying safe and healthy online is arguably the most difficult parenting feat of them all.

 
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The 'alarming new normal' in online harm - and how to tackle it

Online harm and abuse were supercharged in 2020 - setting the scene for an “alarming new normal.”

 
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Keeping it kind on social media: A primer for parents

Good behaviour on social media isn’t an instinct - it’s a skillset. Let’s help our kids acquire it by first examining our own sharing practices.

 
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'Internet Banging': When peer pressure goes viral

‘Internet banging’ is triggering a wave of violence in schools and the wider community. Find out what it is, and how it works. 

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