Free Resources for Safer Internet Day on 5 February 2019

Create, connect and share respect

Safer Internet Day on 5 February is an opportunity to raise awareness about the safe and positive use of digital technology, and to help create a safer internet in the community. The website has resources you can use throughout the year including the Enhancing Online Safety Act 2015 for the removal of cyberbullying that targets an Australian child.

Man and girl looking at an iPad

iParent where you can learn about the digital environment how to help your child have a safe and enjoyable online experience

Together for a better Internet

Coordinated by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner in Australia and celebrated in over 130 countries, this year’s Safer Internet Day theme is: ‘Together for a better internet’.  Work with your community to help develop the critical skills required to successfully navigate the online world. These skills are useful in all areas of life – online and off.

Four hands on top of eachother

Find workshops, factsheets, interviews with other young people and more on tolerance, empathy and respect visit the eSmart website.

How to get involved

 Visit the website to see what others are doing and find how you can get involved including:

  • Run your own Safer Internet Day activity
  • Include content on your website, newsletters or other platforms
  • Run internal staff events
  • Use #SID2019 or #SaferInternetDay on social media
  • Become an eSafe space

eSafe spaces program in libraries

The eSafe spaces program works with libraries, acknowledged as spaces where children (and adults) feel safe and expert advice, help and support can be easily accessed. This is a joint initiative between The Office of the eSafety Commissioner and the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Find out more.

Resources

Safer Internet Day resources include information on Safety, Education, Social media regulation and Wellbeing.  Respected providers such as Black Dog Institute, headspace, Kids Helpline and Sane Australia link to resources on mental health, counselling and support, fact sheets, apps and tools, community forms, referral pathways,  youth involvement programs and more.  Parents, teachers, community groups and individuals can find the information they need in one place.

Selection of resources downloaded from the Resource Centre

Resource Centre has downloadable and online safety resources free for Australian residents.

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner Resource Centre has general esafety resources including posters, checklists, lesson plans and more. Stay up to date with all eSafety matters including new resources, online issues, events, blogs and the latest research when you register for eSafety News.