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 our eSafety expert educators.

All webinars are listed in AEST.

Webinar sessions

Keeping your sanity and supporting your kids online 

This 30 minute webinar is suitable for parents and carers.

Dates

  • Tuesday 12th May: 8:30-9pm

Online safety is always important but never more so than now, as our children spend more time at home using devices for schoolwork, gaming and connecting with friends and family.This presentation offers parents and carers valuable advice, including: 

  • how to manage technology in your home
  • expectations for online behaviour 
  • where to find help and support.

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My house, my rules

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

Dates 

  • Tuesday 12th May 11:30-12pm
  • Thursday 14th May 11:30-12pm

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.

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Coming soon

eSafety is in the process of developing the following webinars:

  • A parent's guide to online gaming
  • A parent's guide to screen time
  • A parent's guide to the latest apps

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.

 

Keeping safe and healthy online

This 30 minute webinar was developed especially for parents and carers of children aged 7-12 years.

Supporting our children to stay healthy and safe online has never been more important. This presentation offers young people valuable advice, including:

  • how to safely communicate online 
  • healthy online habits 
  • where to go for help.

Children answer questions throughout the presentation and record their answers on a worksheet. The worksheet will be sent on registration or can be downloaded below. 

To ensure your child’s safety, all participants listen to a live but do not interact directly with the presenter. 

Child safety and online learning

This 45 minute webinar is suitable for organisations and educators working with young people. Join the scheduled webinar as an individual, or contact us to arrange a booking for a group of 50+ participants on a different date.

Dates 

  • Monday 18th May: 3:30pm
  • Tuesday 19th May: 3:30pm

Like physical environments, children should be kept safe from harm online. This webinar provides a brief overview to help educators and organisations:

  • assess online risks 
  • set online safety behavioural expectations 
  • create risk mitigation strategies 
  • know when and how to report
  • find links to support services.

Register now