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.

Mental health and social workers

Presentations about online safety for youth workers, social workers, counsellors and psychologists working in youth-focused organisations.

All eSafety presentations are free and delivered by our expert education and training team. Sessions are one to two hours long including question time and can be presented via webinar or face to face. A minimum audience size of 30 is required.

Do you work or interact closely with young people? Learn more about how our Community Presentations can bring you up to speed with the latest online trends and empower you to deal with online safety issues all Australians may face.

This presentation provides an overview of the key functions of the eSafety Commissioner and how eSafety and mental health professionals can work together to protect young people.

The presentation includes evidence-based, targeted advice about trends in online behaviour. Participants will explore the latest online safety research, case studies and resources to help mental health and social workers support the online safety needs of their clients.

Learn about:

  • Online safety issues such as cyberbullying, online pornography, sending nudes and sexting, time online, gaming and unwanted contact.
  • eSafety’s removal powers related to serious cyberbullying, child sexual abuse material and image-based abuse.
  • Online safety resources to support the online wellbeing of young people.

Register your interest now or for more information visit our Training and presentations FAQ.

Training for domestic and family violence support services

eSafety also offers face-to-face workshops and an online training program for frontline domestic and family violence workers.

Our education and training team also provides presentations for: