It is important for you and your information to be safe in the online world. Try some of these games, videos, activities and tools to help you make the right decisions when using the Internet.
#GameOn - These five short videos demonstrate what can happen when we make bad decisions online relating to cyberbullying, excessive gaming, free downloads, online friends and password sharing.
(CYBER)BULLYING: How do I challenge online hate? - talks about how we can shut down the gross, nasty or straight up hateful stuff that happens online. Hopefully this will give you a couple of tricks n tips, but if you talk to the people around you, you’ll definitely come up with some more.
Be Deadly Online - These short animations have been created by Indigenous Australian writers and actors, and cover important topics such as cyberbullying, social networking and sexting.
bCyberwise Monster Family - Created by Life Education, this game puts you in charge of the internet in a monster family’s castle. Explore the castle, practise safe internet use and use objects and clues to complete mini games.
Common Sense Media - This website features three different games: digital passport (grades 3–5), digital compass (grades 6–8), and digital bytes (grades 9–12) to help you navigate the internet safely.
Cybersafety Quiz - This quiz offers real-life situations to test your knowledge about emails, online games, text messages, and more!
Cybersecurity Jobs - This video from ABC Splash talks about what cybersecurity is, why it is important, and how you could become a cybersecurity officer.
Growing up Digital - This video series features students discussing their experiences with growing up in a digital world. Read through the question sheet and see if you feel the same way, or if your experience has been different.
Hector’s World - In these animated videos, take a trip under the sea with Hector the dolphin, to learn about cyberbullying, sharing personal information online and computer security.
NSTeens - Do you know how to make safe choices online? This website offers videos, games, comics, and quizzes to keep you informed and test your knowledge.
Planet Nutshell: NetSafe - From posting pictures online, sharing personal information and making friends, to stopping cyberbullying, these videos will give you great advice for being safe and smart on the internet.
ThinkUKnow - Discover on this website what’s ‘cool’ online, what can go wrong and what to do about it when it does. The site also features factsheets about some of the most popular apps such as Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook.