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Keeping Our Children Safe

Information for online safety

Please open and read these vital documents, provided by ThinkUKnow, regarding online safety and use of digital devices.

ThinkUKnow is a free, evidence-based cyber safety program that provides accessible cyber safety education to parents, carers and teachers through schools and organisations across Australia.

ThinkUKnow uses a network of trained law enforcement members and accredited volunteers from our program partner organisations to deliver the cyber safety education presentations nationwide.

Originally developed in the United Kingdom by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre, ThinkUKnow Australia was established by the AFP in 2009.

 ThinkUKnow is a partnership between Microsoft Australia, Datacom and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and is delivered in collaboration with the New South Wales Police Force, Northern Territory Police, Queensland Police Service, South Australia Police, Tasmania Police, Western Australia Police and Neighbourhood Watch Australasia (from the ThinkUKnow website)

Instagram (PDF 828 KB)

Cyber Safety (PDF 604 KB)

Snapchat (PDF 770 KB)

Protecting your Reputation (PDF 678 KB)

Family Internet Safety Contract (PDF 522 KB)

Sexting (PDF 520 KB)

Youtube_1 (PDF 637 KB)

Youtube_2 (PDF 763 KB)

Student safety online - social media

The following information is vital reading for all parents due to the increasing use of social media and the ongoing issues our children face. All parents should be aware of what apps children are using, how they operate and the risks involved.

Parent_Instagram (PDF 241 KB)

Parent_Snapchat (PDF 214 KB)

Youth_Snapchat (PDF 202 KB)

Parent_KIK (PDF 216 KB)

Youth KIK (PDF 203 KB)

Parent_Ask_fm (PDF167 KB)

Youth_Ask_fm (PDF 203 KB)

Your Reputation and Social Media (PDF 5222 KB)

Child protection

As children become more involved in the world beyond school and home, they sadly need to be made aware of the dangers they may face. These attachments may assist you to discuss with your child how to stay safe and where to go for further information.

Grooming (PDF 92 KB)

Internet Grooming (PDF 74 KB)

Tricks Perpetrators Use (PDF 122 KB)