Lelia Green


Zero to eight: young children and their internet use

Over the last six years there has been a major increase in online activity by children up to eight years old, a leading international internet survey has found. The trend has prompted growing concern for children’s safety – and especially the risks they may be...

Excessive internet use among Australian children

This brief report builds upon the findings of the EU Kids Online project’s work into Excessive Internet Use among the 19,834 European children (aged 11-16) participating in that study and now looks at the effects on Australian children. It compares the European data with the...
Conference paper

Australian children's experiences of parents' online mediation

This paper draws on the work of the 'EU Kids Online' network and addresses Australian children's online activities in terms of risk, harm and opportunity. In particular, it draws upon data that indicates that Australian children are more likely to encounter online risks than is...
Conference paper

Inernet savvy? Children and online risk

Over the past five years there has been an explosion of research into the risks that (particularly) children run when they interact online. EU Kids Online I ran from 2006_09 and assessed over 400 studies drawn from 21 EU countries before moving into a new...

Untangling the net: the scope of content caught by mandatory internet filtering

On the basis of our survey of international research, we argue that Australia should not apply a system of media content classification that already treats different media inconsistently to the online environment without any consideration of the existing flaws in regulation and the complex particularities...