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A school community approach to cyber safety.

A message from The Southport School

The Southport School wants to ensure that students are protected on the internet, no matter what device they are on or what source of internet they are using. Therefore we have arranged for parents to have access to Family Zone’s Mobile Zone app.

For more info please see the Costs & Guidelines on this website 

You can log in to your Family Zone account via "My account" (top right hand corner of this website)

If you do not have a Family Zone account or need more assistance please email -support@familyzone.com

OR if you would like to get started now, simply click “sign up” below.

What do you need to do?

1

Wait for the activation email from Family Zone, then activate your account.

2

Install Family Zone on your children's devices, run and install.

3

Manage via our Family Zone app. Download to your own Apple or Android device.

Benefits for parents


Safe content

Removes adult content for safe searching

Family Zone takes student and parent privacy seriously. Learn more here.

Resources

A Day in the Life of a Digital Student

“Jamie” is a typical digital student. Find out what his life looks like before, and after, his devices are protected by Family Zone’s cloud-based cyber-safety solution - at home, at school and everywhere in between.

Managing Screen Time - School Holidays Webinar

Our children's technology use almost doubles during school holidays! Watch this recording to learn how Family Zone can help you manage your children's screen time this holidays period. 

Advanced Family Zone Webinar

Already across the basics? Watch the Advanced Family Zone Webinar here and learn how Family Zone can make managing your child's online life even easier 

How to install Family Zone

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Click the icon for your child’s device operating system for instructions.

Your school's chosen Cyber Expert is

We've teamed up with Cyber Experts

A team of leading educators, psychologists and law-enforcement professionals specialising in online safety and education, Cyber Experts work collaboratively with Family Zone to provide world-leading research, advice and support to our School Community subscribers.

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Brett Lee, Internet Safe Education Founder and National Cyber Safety Expert
'Parents have a right to know where their children go and who they communicate with. Parents whose family have been devastated by online issues who now use monitoring or filtering software would do anything to turn back time . They have told me so. Family Zone is an essential piece of the cyber safety formula.

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Cyber News

Family Zone Blog

Press the reset button on your kid’s online routine

COVID blew up our teens’ screen-time. It’s time to get them back on track. In the wake of the COVID pandemic, our childr... Read more


Bigger families face super-sized screen-time challenges

If you have more than one child - and statistics show 86 percent of families do - then managing screen-time can be doubl... Read more


'Bigorexia' a growing risk for today's boys

We’re starting to understand how social media can damage girls’ self-esteem - but what about our boys? New research find... Read more


The metaverse: Brave new world - or an upgrade for predators?

Mixing kids and adult strangers in a self-moderated online environment ... What could possibly go wrong? Read more


Ex-gaming exec: I'm sorry for hooking your kid (and mine!)

A games designer turned digital wellness expert explains how carefully designed 'compulsion loops' can keep users cravin... Read more


Are my kids safe with Alexa?

Virtual assistants like Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant are an increasing presence in Australian homes. But exactly how... Read more


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 b... Read more


Is screen-time different for girls?

Is screen-time different for girls? Absolutely, according to new research  … and not in a good way. Read more

Smart, Safe & Sensible:

Digital Parenting Made Simple

If creating a home where technology is used confidently and responsibly is your goal - this is your guidebook.

Download for free

Cyber Expert Digital Parenting Videos

Sexting and the Illusion of Privacy

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

The single rule that reduces the risk of online abuse by 50%

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Everyone is a stranger on the internet

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Privacy and Age Restrictions

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Rules and Consequences

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

How online predators groom children

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Sexting: The Naked Truth

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Is Sexting Legal?

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

"Everybody else is allowed!"

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

The 10 pm Trap

Protect Our Kids

Let's talk about Snapchat (because it's a little weird)

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Cyberbullying: Answering the tough questions

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Screen-time: How much is too much?

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Should I get my child a smartphone?

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My kids are older. Is it too late to start using parental controls?

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Pornography: The Topic Every Parent Dreads

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We're here to help

Free cyber support

Book a call with our Customer Support team. They'll provide expert technical support, targeted cyber-safety advice, and so much more.

Book an Installer

Book an Installer, they'll come to you and get your account set up exactly the way you want it.

Browse Solutions and Guides

Explore How-tos, contact Customer Support, or share your own thoughts and ideas for Family Zone.

Video tutorials

Watch our useful video tutorials for step-by-step instructions on customising your Family Zone account.

For help at The Southport School

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The Southport School
2 Winchester St, Southport QLD 4215

Main Reception

Ph: (07) 5531 9911
Fax: (07) 5531 9977

reception@tss.qld.edu.au

For help with Family Zone

Visit: www.familyzone.com
Email: support@familyzone.com

Call us
From Aus: 1300 398 326 (local call)
From NZ: 0800 444 907
From overseas: +613 4000 0044

Support hours
8am to 8pm local time Mon-Fri
9am to 5pm local time Sat-Sun

Book a call to help set up Family Zone.