Office of the eSafety Commissioner (Australia)

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Best practice framework for online safety education (stage 1)

In response to identified gaps in online safety education, eSafety undertook research to support the development of a framework for online safety education in Australian schools, from K-12. This report focuses on the rapid review of evidence to assess current understandings of best practice in...

COVID-19 impacts on Australian adults’ online activities and attitudes

This research report explores the impact that COVID-19 has had on Australians’ online activity including digital confidence, negative online experiences, support and training needs.

Parenting and pornography: findings from Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom

Recognising the important role parents play in protecting their children from risks online such as exposure to pornography. This research report summarises results from the first cross-jurisdiction quantitative study focussing on parents in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Online hate speech: findings from Australia, New Zealand and Europe

Hate speech is recognised as a growing online issue which can negatively impact a person’s mental health, general wellbeing and online engagement. This research report is the result of collaboration between the eSafety Commissioner in Australia, Netsafe in New Zealand and United Kingdom’s Safer Internet...

Online safety for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women living in urban areas

This research found that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women do not experience substantially different impacts of technology-facilitated abuse from those felt by other women. However, some impacts appear to be amplified due to cultural or community factors.