The eSafety Commissioner has been established to help safeguard Australians at risk from online harms and to promote safer, more positive online experiences. There are 6 main areas of focus to the commissioner’s role and one area is providing online safety information and guidance through the eSafety website. The website has a section for parents to help you to help your kids thrive online and to deal with online safety issues. There is a wealth of information on the website, including a several dowloadable information sheets, such as the one embedded in this post.
DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOUR CHILDREN ARE WATCHING? ADVICE FOR PARENTS
While streaming services can be great entertainment for the whole family, we have to be mindful of age-appropriate content.
The popular Squid Game series is receiving global attention for its depiction of violence and adult themes. This type of content is inappropriate for children and can be harmful – particularly as they tend to mimic what they see.
eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant’s latest blog post discusses the importance of knowing what children are watching and provides advice for parents and carers on minimising the negative impacts of inappropriate content.