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Online safety

Access practical information and helpful advice to help keep children, whole families and businesses safe online.

eSafety information

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Provides a range of activities and resources on how to respond to cyberbullying, safeguard yourself and friends when using social networking sites, search engines and online games.

Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner

Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network

A national online system that allows people to securely report instances of cybercrime. Also provides advice to help people recognise and avoid common types of cybercrime.

CrimTrac Agency

Budd:e Cybersecurity builder

Offers primary and secondary student a fun way to learn about the risks people take by going online, and the possible consequences. Also covers measures we can all use to help reduce the security risks.

Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner

Cybersafety Help Button

Provides internet users, particularly children and young people, with easy online access to cybersafety information and assistance available in Australia.

Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner

Protecting yourself online – What everyone needs to know (PDF 2.7MB)

Brings together information and advice from a range of Australian Government departments and agencies, in one handy booklet, to help all Australians stay safe and secure when using the internet – whether dealing with scams, spam, banking or bullying.

Attorney-General's Department

Reporting fraud

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Australia has a number of different bodies to which suspected fraud can be reported. Find reporting options for various types of fraud.

Attorney-General's Department

Scamwatch

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Provides information on how to recognise, avoid and report scams. If you've been scammed or think you have seen a scam, you can report it to SCAMwatch via the scam online form or by contacting the infocentre on 1300 795 995.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Spam

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Contains information for consumers and businesses about compliance with the Spam Act, reducing the amount of spam you receive, boosting internet security, avoiding email scams, protecting children online, making a spam report or complaint and the steps the Australian government is taking to combat spam.

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Stay Smart Online

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Designed to help home users and small businesses to stay smart online with simple advice on how to secure computers, transact and interact safely online. Provides access to a range of information and resources including helpful top tips, fun quizzes, and guides.

Department of Communications

ThinkUKnow

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ThinkUKnow is an Internet safety program delivering interactive training to parents, carers and teachers through primary and secondary schools across Australia using a network of accredited trainers. Created by the UK Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre, ThinkUKnow Australia has been developed by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Microsoft Australia.

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre