Cyber Safety Help Button

cyber button

The Australian Government’s Cybersafety Help Button provides internet users, particularly children and young people, with easy online access to cybersafety information and assistance available in Australia. It offers counselling, reporting and educational resources to assist young people deal with online risks including cyberbullying, unwanted contact, scams and fraud, and offensive or inappropriate material.

 

WHAT DOES THE CYBERSAFETY HELP BUTTON DO?

The Cybersafety Help Button is a short cut to help and advice for young people and families. There are times when young people using the internet need help and advice on how to handle a situation that disturbs them, such as when they are subjected to cyberbullying, or receive other unwanted contact, or see content that is upsetting.  We will be adding a this link to the favourites on all the school computers as well as a short cut to the cybersafety website so as to provide students and teachers with easy access to cybersafety information. Parents and students are encouraged to install the Cybersafety button on all computers and mobile devices. To do this go to the following web site and choose one of the installation options:-

http://www.communications.gov.au/online_safety_and_security/cybersafetyhelpbutton_download

Once the help button is installed, you can access it anytime for help or advice about something unsafe or upsetting that you have encountered on the internet.

 Mr  Van der Westhuizen, Cyber Security

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