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Webinars for parents and carers

Join one of our free webinars for parents and carers.

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 guide to online sexual harassment and image-based abuse

This Term 3 webinar will help parents and carers to understand online sexual harassment and image-based abuse, (non-consensual sharing of intimate images). 

It is designed for parents and carers of young people aged 13-18.

It will cover: 

  • the difference between online sexual harassment and image-based abuse
  • how to report online sexual harassment to social media companies
  • how to report image-based abuse to eSafety and when to report to police
  • where to get support if you feel upset or worried about something that has happened online.

You can choose to attend the webinar with your teen or share resources with them afterwards from the webinar package.

Register now

Dates (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Wednesday 28 July 12.30 to 1.30 pm

Thursday 29 July 7.30 to 8.30 pm

Tuesday 10 August 7.30 to 8.30 pm

Tuesday 24 August 12.30 to 1.30 pm

National Child Protection Week

Tuesday 7 September 12.30 to 1.30 pm

Thursday 9 September 12.30 to 1.30 pm

eSafety's parent guide to popular apps

Learn how to help young people safely use popular apps including TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube.

This webinar is designed for parents and carers of young people aged 8-13.

It will cover: 

  • an explanation of the popular apps used by young people
  • case studies, research, and targeted advice 
  • ways you can support the young people in your life to have safe, enjoyable online experiences.

Register now

Dates (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Monday 16 August 12.30 to 1.30 pm 

Tuesday 31 August 7.30 to 8.30 pm

More webinars – save the dates!

The demand for our popular parent and carer webinars in 2020 prompted the education and training team to develop the 2021 series to support Australian parents and carers.

Each term, we are offering a new topic that will run numerous times. These webinars will provide parents and carers with the knowledge, skills and tools to support their children to have safe, positive online experiences. Registration information for term 4 will be released closer to the dates.

Term 4

Topic: eSafety parent guide to digital technologies and mental health

 

  • Tuesday 19 October 7.30 to 8.30 pm
  • Wednesday 20 October 12.30 to 1.30 pm
  • Thursday 21 October 12.30 to 1.30 pm
  • Tuesday 26 October 7.30 to 8.30 pm
  • Tuesday 9 November 7.30 to 8.30 pm
  • Thursday 18 November 12.30 to 1.30 pm

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