Cyber safety

Discussion paper

4 Sep 2019
148

This discussion paper seeks views from all Australians about how to grow Australia’s cyber security and future prosperity.

Policy report

An interim national baseline assessment of Australian policy and law shaping business activities that impact on children
18 Jun 2019
156

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

27 May 2019
285

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

A guide to help parents, carers and educators protect kids online
25 May 2019
78

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

8 Apr 2019
60

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

8 Apr 2019
38

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

2 Apr 2019
404

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

1 Apr 2019
113

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

16 Feb 2019
14

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.

Report

6 Jun 2018
1080

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

6 Jun 2018
366

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

11 Dec 2017
39

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

Report

The State of the World’s Children 2017 Companion Report
11 Dec 2017
33

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

A survey exploring the effect of social media and digital technology on Australians’ wellbeing
13 Nov 2017
890

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

17 Oct 2017
32

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

Journal article

12 Sep 2017
124

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

Website

15 May 2017
22

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

15 May 2017
220

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.

Report

21 Nov 2016
990

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...

Annual Report

13 Oct 2016
12

This annual report contains details of the ACMA’s and the Office’s performance for 2015–16 and outlines the joint nature of this report and where the ACMA and the Office share resources or corporate support.

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