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eSmart Libraries

eSmart Libraries

What is eSmart libraries?

eSmart Libraries is a cyber safety framework designed to fully equip libraries, staff and library users with the skills they need for smart, safe and responsible use of digital technology.  

eSmart Libraries has been developed by the Alannah and Madeline Foundation and the Telstra Foundation to better equip public libraries in teaching and providing online safety and digital literacy. 

For more information about eSmart Libraries.


What is cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is the use of technology to bully a person or group with the intent to hurt them socially, psychologically or even physically. For more information, visit the Office of the eSafety Commissioners page on cyberbullying



What is cyber abuse?

Cyber abuse is online behaviour which is reasonably likely to have a seriously threatening, intimidating, harassing or humiliating effect on a person. It is behaviour that threatens to hurt a person socially, psychologically or even physically. For more information, visit the Office of the eSafety Commissioners page on cyber abuse.



Reporting cyberbullying

Are you a child experiencing cyberbullying? Find out how to report cyberbullying to the Office of the eSafety Commissioner. 

Are you an adult experiencing cyber abuse?  You can find information here from the Office of the eSafety Commissioner on how to take control of your situation.


 

Recommended links


Office of the eSafety Commissioner

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner is a one-stop-shop for online safety.  It provides Australians a range of up-to-date information and resources, coupled with a comprehensive complaints system to assist children who experience serious cyberbullying online.



eSafetyWomen

eSafetyWomen is designed to empower Australian women to take control of their online experiences. This initiative of the Office of the eSafety Commissioner forms part of the Australian Government’s Women’s Safety Package to Stop the Violence.



Stay Smart Online

Stay Smart Online is the Australian Government's online safety and security website, designed to help everyone understand the risks and simple steps we can take to protect our personal and financial information online. We recommend you subscribe to the Alert Service to be notified of the latest online threats and how they can be managed.



ACORN - Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network

ACORN is a national policing initiative of the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments. It is a national online system that allows the public to securely report instances of cybercrime. It will also provide advice to help people recognise and avoid common types of cybercrime.



SCAMwatch

SCAMwatch is a website run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). SCAMwatch provides information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams. They also publish the Little Black Book of Scams.



ThinkUKnow

ThinkUKnow is a free, evidence-based cyber safety program that provides accessible cyber safety education to parents, carers and teachers through schools and organisations across Australia.


 

 


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