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Cyber safety

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Online risk


Annual Report

Australian Communications and Media Authority and Office of the eSafety Commissioner annual reports 2018–19

This report contains details of the ACMA’s and eSafety’s performance for 2018–19, key corporate information and details against the mandatory reporting requirements.
Policy report

Building better business for children

This report recommends that the Australian Government adopt a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, and has suggested ten clear areas where children would benefit from reform.
Report

Parenting in the digital age

This research focuses on parents’ experiences raising children in a world steeped in online activity and connection. It confirms the pivotal role parents play in keeping their children safe online and highlights their very real concerns about their capacity to deal with online safety issues.
Guide

Start the chat and stay safe online

This resources is designed to educate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents and carers of children aged 5 – 18 about the importance of starting the chat with young people around online safety.
Discussion paper

Online harms white paper

This white paper sets out the UK Government's plans for online safety measures, which include encouraging companies to take more responsibility for the online safety of their users, particularly children and other vulnerable groups. The public consultation runs until July 2019.
Report

Online harm reduction – a statutory duty of care and regulator

In 2018-2019 Woods and Perrin developed a public policy proposal to improve the safety of some users of internet services in the United Kingdom through a statutory duty of care enforced by a regulator. Their work, under the aegis of Carnegie UK Trust, took the...
Report

Public sector digital transformation: a quick guide

This guide provides brief background information on a variety of recent and current initiatives in the Australian federal public sector associated with ‘digital transformation’, as well as links to relevant sources of information.
Guide

Cybersecurity, cybercrime and cybersafety: a quick guide to key internet links

This guide provides some brief background information on national measures to build cybersecurity and cybersafety and combat cybercrime, and includes links to relevant websites.
Discussion paper

Online Safety Charter - consultation paper

This consultation paper includes a draft Online Safety Charter. This draft Charter includes a set of proposed expectations or standards for technology firms regarding online safety.
Annual Report

Australian Communications and Media Authority and Office of the eSafety Commissioner annual reports 2017–18

Containing details of the ACMA’s and the Office’s performance for 2017–18, this report delivers key corporate information, and details against the mandatory reporting requirements.
Report

Cyber safety in remote Aboriginal communities: final report

This report looks at issues that fall under the umbrella of cyber safety, and the particular kinds of outcomes that are occurring in remote Aboriginal communities and towns. Some of the standard strategies for avoiding harm are failing in these contexts, and the resulting problems...
Audio podcast

Disconnect

The Disconnect audio documentary discusses why people in some Aboriginal communities believe that mobile phones and social media are creating new kinds of conflict.
Report

The state of the world's children 2017: children in a digital world

Examines the ways in which digital technology has already changed children’s lives and life chances – and explores what the future may hold.
Report

Young and online: children’s perspectives on life in the digital age

In June 2017, 490 children aged 10–18, from 26 different countries1 and speaking 24 official languages, participated in workshops held by UNICEF Country Offices and National Committees to share their views on how and why they use digital technologies in their everyday lives, as well...
Report

Digital Me

Digital Me, is the latest in a series of surveys conducted by the Australian Psychological Society, to examine issues affecting the wellbeing of Australians.
Annual Report

Australian Communications and Media Authority: annual report 2016-2017

This report includes the 2016–17 annual reports for the Australian Communications and Media Authority and the Office of the eSafety Commissioner.
Journal article

Regulating cyber-racism

This article examines the current legal and regulatory terrain around cyber-racism in Australia.
Report

Targeting scams: report of the ACCC on scam activity 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) eighth annual report on scam activity highlights the significant harm scams continue to cause to the Australian community. This report explains key trends in scam activity and highlights the impact of scams on the community.
Website

Scamwatch

During this year’s National Consumer Fraud Week (15 - 19 May), Scamwatch is providing advice to Australians to help them ‘spot social media scams’.
Report

Cyber safety in remote Aboriginal communities and towns: interim report

In September 2015, the Swinburne Institute for Social Research commenced a two-year research project on safety and wellbeing as it relates to communication technologies, in remote Aboriginal communities and towns in the Northern Territory (NT). This report provides an overview of findings from the first...