Online Safety Right Now

This article first appeared in Anglican Focus on the 23rd of January 2020. Safer Internet Day is marked on Tuesday 11 February in 2020. Safer Internet Day (SID) previously signified the first online safety event of the new year specifically for schools; however, the eSafety Commissioner has evolved the day into a wider community movement. Safer Internet Day started […]

Safer Internet Day 2020

Talk, Show and Send. This year Safer Internet Day will be celebrated on Tuesday, 11 February 2020. The theme is ‘Together for a better internet’ and Australia’s eSafety Commissioner is encouraging parents to mark the day by starting family conversations about online safety. You can download our Safer Internet Day resources at and use them to start the chat […]

Online Safety Educational Framework

2020 vision for online safety in Anglican Schools The framework is a blueprint for schools and online safety education in 2020.  This was released in at the eSafety Commissioner’s conference in October 2019 outlining framed positively but needs to be built on information about the risks, and protective and situational factors that increase the likelihood of harm. The framework underpins Child Safe Principle 8, […]

eSafety Commissioner Children Under 5

Update – Big Ted’s Tech Tips! for 2020! The eSafety Commissioner’s Blog. What you need to know Quality of screen time matters We need to recognise not all screen time is the same. Australian guidelines outline no screen time for children under 2 and 1 hour a day for children up to 5. Recent research outlined by the eSafety Commissioner reveals […]