What can I do if my child sees offensive content?
Online safety basics can help you teach your child strategies to deal with online content that is upsetting or makes them feel uncomfortable.
How can I report online grooming to police?
If you are concerned about the safety of a child online now, you should report the matter to your local police. If the issue is urgent, dial ‘000’ (triple zero) immediately.
You suspect a child is a victim of online child exploitation or grooming you can report to the Australian Federal Police via the ThinkUKnow website.
Online pornography and adult content
The internet has opened up a whole new world of content for young people and a new set of challenges for parents. Read our advice on online pornography for parents and carers.
Safe browsing and parental controls
Parental controls are available for most devices, either through pre-installed settings that can be activated yourself on a device, or via the installation of free or commercial software. Read our advice on taming the technology.