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

Webinars for parents and carers

Join one of our webinars for parents and carers, at no cost.

These live webinars explore the latest research and they are a great way to learn how you can help your child develop the skills to be safer online. 

All sessions are delivered by eSafety's expert education and training team.

eSafety's parent guide to cyberbullying and online drama

This Safer Internet Day 2021 webinar will look at how parents and carers can support young people to have safe and respectful online relationships and what to do if things go wrong.

 

It will cover:

  • starting conversations with your child about their online friendships and positive ways to deal with changing relationships
  • understanding the rights, laws and community expectations that govern social media use
  • where to seek help if your child is involved in a cyberbullying incident.

The webinar will include case studies, research and targeted advice so you can support the young people in your life to have safe, enjoyable online experiences.

Register now

Dates (Australian Eastern Daylight Time):

Tuesday 9 February 7.30 to 8.30 pm

Wednesday 10 February 12.30 to 1.30 pm

Wednesday 10 February 7.30 to 8.30 pm

Monday 15 February 12.30 to 1.30 pm

Monday 22 March 12.30 to 1.30 pm

 

For groups with 50+ participants

Due to the popularity of these webinars, we are offering sessions to individual groups, organisations and educators (50+ participants required). Please contact outreach@esafety.gov.au for more information.

Helping kids thrive online

A one hour webinar suitable for parents and carers of young people aged  5-12 years old.

This session will cover:

  • ideas to start the chat about harmful content, contact with strangers and online bullying
  • strategies for addressing common digital parenting challenges
  • skills that young people need to protect themselves online
  • how to get help if things go wrong.

Tech, teens and time online

A one hour webinar suitable for parents and carers of young people aged 12-18 years old.

The session will cover: 

  • ideas to start the chat about harmful content, relationships and online harassment 
  • strategies for addressing common digital parenting challenges 
  • online wellbeing strategies for teens  
  • how to get help if things go wrong.

 

eSafety's parent guide to online gaming

This 1 hour webinar is suitable for parents and carers.

This webinar will cover:

  • the benefits of gaming and how to mitigate the risks
  • strategies to manage gaming and overuse
  • where to find help and support.

My house, my rules

This 30 minute webinar is suitable for parents/carers and their children.

Parents/carers and their children can participate together in this presentation which provides advice about online safety topics, including:

  • privacy and security online
  • common online issues
  • where to find help and support.

eSafety’s parent guide to popular apps

Taking a look at TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube

This 1 hour webinar is suitable for parents and carers.

This webinar will cover:

  • popular apps used by young people
  • case studies, research, and targeted advice
  • where to find help and support.