The City of Charles Sturt is committed to assisting you in increasing your knowledge, skills and awareness in online safety and in partnership with “The Alannah and Madeline “and the “Telstra” Foundations the Charles Sturt Library Service is working towards becoming an “eSmart Library”.
Here are some informative resources that you might find helpful.
Learn how to stay safe – from using your “Smartphone” through to “Online dating” and lots more.
Take a look at these websites if you would like to know more about the pitfalls of online shopping and other “Scams”
Safe searching tips
Google search engine for kid’s
Scamwatch – various types of scams
How to protect yourself against scams
Cyberbullying is the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. Find out more about what cyberbullying is…
Bullying No Way website
Kids help line on cyberbullying
Cyberbullying - ACMA search
This website produced by the South Australian Police shares some useful tips for internet safety and security: http://www.sapolice.sa.gov.au/sapol/safety_security/safety_security_tips/internet_safety_and_security.jsp
Share this video clip with your children and see how important it is to be careful about what information your child discloses on the internet:
Cybersmart resources for parents, teachers and children
What to do if your child is cyberbullied?
Chatting online – Beware!!! Watch this clip:
Head in the “Cloud”, “Cyberslap” – what’s it all about??
Know your rights!!!
Mobiles!! Games!! Social Networking!!! So many awesome ways to chat with your friends, play games and download music. But make sure you know the safety rules. Check it out!!