The internet, mobile phones and instant messaging provide wonderful opportunities to learn, be creative and socialise online. Unfortunately, they also provide opportunities for inappropriate behaviour, bullying and harassment to occur.
Cybersafety is a broad term referring to appropriate and responsible behaviour online - it covers online privacy and information protection, good manners and behaviour online, and knowing how to get help with online issues.
published by the Education Queensland provides important information for parents about cybersafety and cyberbullying. It suggests what parents and caregivers could do if their child is the target or is responsible for inappropriate online behaviour.