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Online Safety: Issues in Society - Volume 381

Australians are increasingly connecting online through computers, mobile phones and other electronic devices to access the internet and social media. In the process, young people in particular are becoming more at risk of being exposed to fraud, identity theft, unauthorised access to personal information, stalking, harassment and exposure to illicit or offensive materials. This book presents a range of cybersafety tips to arm readers with an informed awareness of the risks online and offer advice on how to stay protected. A chapter in the book is specifically dedicated to understanding and dealing with the disturbing proliferation in cyberbullying. What are the practical ways in which we can safely communicate, access secure information and maintain healthy relationships online?


  • Chapter 1: Internet safety tips for young people
  • Online safety
  • Practical tips for parents to help children and young people use the internet
  • Aussie kids’ earliest internet users’
  • Parents’ guide to online safety
  • Internet safety
  • Offensive or illegal content
  • Online grooming
  • Tip 10 tips for protecting your reputation online
  • Protecting personal information
  • Secure your mobile and phone devices
  • Sexting
  • How to help kids who are hooked on online gaming
  • Online gambling. So easy to bet. Too easy to lose
  • Online content regulation
  • Online content complaints

Chapter 2: Dealing with cyberbullying

  • Enhancing online safety with children
  • Cyberbullying incidents involving Australian minors
  • Prevalence of cyberbullying involving Australian minors
  • Cyberbullying
  • What the experts say about cyberbullying
  • Cyberbullying and young people
  • How can we protect young people from cyberbullying?
  • Can a cyberbullying commissioner protect our kids?
  • Cyberbullying: industry against proposals to regulate social media networks
  • Trolling and flaming: putting out the fire
  • Stop the tolls: how to prevent cyberstalking happening to you
  • Personality differences: trolls and cyberstalkers aren’t the same

Worksheets and activities; Fast facts; Glossary; Web links; Index

Online Safety: Issues in Society - Volume 381

Author: Editor: Justin Healey

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