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A school community approach to cyber safety.

A message from the Wallan Secondary College

Our goal is to protect every student from exposure to online threats - from inappropriate content to cyberbullying. That’s why we’ve partnered with Australia’s leading provider of cyber safety and digital-awareness services, Family Zone.

All families from WSC will receive a Family Zone Insights Family Pack with the opportunity to upgrade to a Premium Family Pack if they choose.

You will receive an Activation Email from Family Zone to activate your account and commence protecting your children online.

For more information please see the COSTS &/or 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

What do you need to do?

1

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

2

Install Family Zone on the devices that you wish to protect. Your school has already installed Family Zone on your school device.

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.

How to install Family Zone

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iOS

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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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Martine Oglethorpe, The Modern Parent Founder and National Cyber Safety Expert
'Having the flexibility to cater to the needs of all family members with the added bonus of ongoing support by a cyber safety expert, ensures Family Zone is the best option to keep your family safe and smart online'. - Martine Oglethorpe.
 

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Cyber News

Family Zone Blog

TikTok: Dangerous by design

“TikTok can’t be fixed. Its problems lie in its very conception and the culture behind it. My advice is to avoid it like... Read more


"Go get coronavirus and die": How cyberbullying has mutated, and what you can do about it

Cyberbullying has bloomed like an out-of-control virus during the COVID-19 pandemic. But in this case, handwashing - or ... Read more


Many parents are too embarrassed to talk about it ...

We know these things can happen when kids go online. But not our kids. So let's just say "We heard about a child who ...... Read more


Five easy ways to make screen-time healthier and more satisfying

It's not just how much screen-time we use. It's the way we use it. Read more


LIKEE: What parents need to know about this risky TikTok wannabe

With 500 million downloads on the Google Playstore, video creation app Likee is giving TikTok a run for its money. So wh... Read more


TV then v. TV now

Remember when television was screen-time? Read more


Awkward! ... but necessary: Talking to your child about sexting

It’s one of the most uncomfortable parenting challenges the digital world has thrown at us - but getting all judge-y abo... Read more


Stop screen-time battles dead with this one weird trick

OK, nothing will stop them dead. But this mum’s simple hack could change your life. 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.

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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

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Privacy and Age Restrictions

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Rules and Consequences

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

How online predators groom children

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

Sexting: The Naked Truth

Brett Lee - Internet Safe Education

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 Wallan Secondary College

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100 Duke Street Wallan Victoria 3756 Australia
Phone: (03) 5783 0300
Email: wallan.sc@edumail.vic.gov.au

https://www.wallansc.vic.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.