Cyber Safety and Digital Wellness Information and Resources

WA Child Safety Services recommends the following Cyber Safety and Digital Wellness resources for parents, educators and professionals.

Australian Office of the eSafety Commissioner

Provides: Up-to-date resources and information for parents and educators. Reporting functions for Cyber Bullying, Image Based Abuse and Child Exploitation Material in Australia.

Common Sense Media

Provides: Up-to-date reviews and information about apps, platforms, games, movies, books and more.

Think U Know Australia

Provides: Up-to-date information and resource. It’s a partnership between the Australian Federal Police, Commonwealth Bank, Microsoft and Datacom.

Think U Know United Kingdom

Provides: Up-to-date information, resources and education programmes.

NetSmartz

Provides: Interactive, educational programs designed for children aged 5-17 years, parents/guardians, educators, and law enforcement. Resources include videos, games, activity cards, and presentations.

Instagram

Provides: Access to the Instagram Help Centre, Tips for Parents, Safety Tips, Blocking People etc.

Snapchat

Provides: Access to the Snapchat Help Centre, Tips for Parents, Safety Tips, Blocking People etc.

Facebook

Provides: Access to the Facebook Parents Portal

YouTube Safety Tools & Resources

Provides: Access to YouTube Community Guidelines, Safety Tools & Resources and Reporting & Enforcement.

PlayStation Parental Controls

Provides: Access to Playstation help. Learn how to set up parental controls and limit the use of apps and features on your PlayStation 4 system.

Xbox Parental Controls

Provides: Access to Xbox help. Learn how to set parental controls for Xbox 360.

Apple Support

Provides: Access to YouTube Community Guidelines, Safety Tools & Resources and Reporting & Enforcement.

Media Time Calculator and Family Media Plan

Provides:  A media time calculator and a personal family media use plan which allows you to create a plan specific to your family. Includes activity cards and presentations.

Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM)

Provides: Evidence-based reviews, information and advocacy to support healthy media choices for children.