With holidays here, more free time and in this growing age of technology and online media, how do we protect our kids, whilst teaching them digital citizenship and empowering them to make the best choices to grow and develop into healthy adults?

The eSafety Commissioner’s website has lots of useful resources parents can access given the ever present need to help our young people stay safe online and avoid disturbing content. For some parent tips check out the following resources:

eSafety Parent Guide to Popular Apps Checklist

eSafety Parent Guide to Popular Apps Summary Sheet

Headspace What is Healthy electronic gaming

Headspace Screen Time for Your Child

Click here to listen to the Maggie Dent podcast.

Advice for students and families as well as contacts for counselling services and a few other helpful resources.

Below are some useful contact details and websites that may help you navigate our current situation:

You can find contact details for Counselling Services HERE.

Any young person who feels anxious specifically about the COVID-19 developments can access support and information from HeadSpace HERE.

Email: [email protected]