Outreach trainers travel Australia to deliver presentations to a wide range of audiences including sporting groups, law enforcement, youth and social workers/counsellors within youth focused organisations and community parent groups. Presentations include awareness raising of the role and functions of the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner, online trends of Australian youth and strategies to support safe online experiences.
Greg Gebhart is the Senior Trainer for the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner and one of Australia’s leading presenters. Greg has provided presentations to more than 500,000 participants at state, national and international events. He has a degree in Applied Science (Physical Education) and a Masters in Computer Education. Greg has a strong background in leadership and change and has held senior positions including Regional Manager for the Victorian Industry and Education Partnerships program and Chair of his Regional Adult Education Board. In his spare time, he is actively involved in a range of sporting bodies and is a volunteer fire fighter. He has been recognised for his achievements and passion to help others many times, including being listed in the 'Who’s Who' list of people that have shaped Australia and the International Society for Technology in Education global achievement award.
With many years of experience in the education and health sectors, Lesley brings to the eSafety team a wealth of knowledge and expertise. In the last decade she has worked nationally with children, young people and adults, including teachers, university lecturers, parents, carers, medical teams and community support networks. Her work has included health research, writing and editing of national publications and as a facilitator for women’s support groups. For the last five years she has been a full time national presenter on the eSafety outreach team, visiting hundreds of communities where she has developed detailed knowledge about the behaviour and relationships of children, young people and adults, particularly through the use and, at times, abuse of technology.
Kellie is a Senior Education Advisor for the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner. With over 25 years in education, Kellie is responsible for developing, implementing and managing national eSafety related training programs and resources for many audiences, including sporting and community groups, indigenous, corporates, tertiary students and law enforcement. Kellie provides strategic advice on new and emerging technology trends related to the government’s eSafety responsibilities and is a highly experienced and expert presenter in the field of wellbeing, cybersafety, privacy awareness and digital citizenship.
Cara is a Senior Education Advisor for the Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner. Her work focuses on developing education programs and resources for communities and educational professionals. Cara regularly presents to schools and universities and has a particular interest in the impact of digital culture on social and emotional health, and has taught extensively in the secondary sector. Cara was a manager for the Senior Years and responsible for the development and coordination of Student Well-Being programs across these ages.