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.

Library presentations for older Australians

Libraries can take advantage of free eSafety presentations to help improve the digital skills and confidence of older Australians in their community.

Face-to-face presentations

eSafety presentations are delivered by our expert education and training team. Sessions are 40 to 60 minutes long including question time. 

The presentation is aimed at groups of older Australians in a library setting. 

It provides information to improve digital skills and confidence, address online safety concerns and explain the role of the eSafety Commissioner. Content may include safer online shopping and banking, spotting a scam, staying safe on social media and using public wi-fi safely. Content can be tailored to the interests of the group.

A minimum of 30 participants is required.

For more information visit Training and presentations FAQ.

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Webinar presentations

Free presentations on improving digital literacy and online safety are also available via webinar through the Be Connected program, an Australian government initiative developed by eSafety and the Department of Social Services. Find out more or visit Training and presentation FAQ for more information.


Presentations for parent and carer groups: eSafety presentations can help parents and carers, and other youth-focused community groups, to better understand online safety issues and their impact on today’s young people. 

Training for professionals

Our education and training team also provides online safety presentations for professionals working with young people including: