Tips on how to stay safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 Alert

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) it may take longer than usual to address all reports or enquiries made with our investigation teams.

Please continue to submit reports and we will review them as soon as possible.

If you are worried about your safety or are at risk of harm right now contact police immediately by calling Triple Zero (000).

If you need someone to talk to and are under 25, contact Kids Helpline (1800 55 1800).
For all other ages, contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.

eSafety Early Years program

The eSafety Early Years program provides a comprehensive suite of online safety resources to support children under 5, their families and early childhood educators.

The program is designed to help young children have safe and enjoyable experiences online. All resources are based on evidence gathered from focus groups with families and early childhood educators, as well as research including eSafety’s parenting in the digital age and digital parenting reports.

The eSafety Early Years program is being rolled out through 2020.

Families with children under 5

Advice and resources for parents and carers, including practical tips.

Professional learning modules for early childhood educators

Online professional learning for early childhood Educators and service Directors and Managers, developed in collaboration with Early Childhood Australia. 

Teaching and learning resources for early childhood educators

Classroom resources for early childhood educators, including a series of educational posters and an educator guide.