The library works with anti-bullying and internet safety organisations to develop digital skills and provides access to easy-to-use cyber safety resources.
Staying safe online at home, school and the workplace is also known as internet safety, e-safety and cyber safety.
The library is an eSmart accredited service. Find resources below when things go wrong and where to go for help.
Australian Internet Safety Organisations
Australian internet-safety organisations, with easy-to-use resources for families and children.
Alannah Madeline Foundation (AMF)
The AMF Foundation is an advocate for children's safety and wellbeing in the community, at schools and in libraries.
The eSafety Commissioner supports all Australians to have a safer experience online, understand online safety risks and where to go for help.
The Carly Ryan Foundation
The Carly Ryan Foundation is a non-profit charity and a certified online safety program provider for families and students.
Stay Safe Online - Carer and Parent Help
eSafety Parents - eSafety Commissioner
Take a tour of the safety resources targeted to the specific needs of parents and carers.
Parent Hub - Dolly's Dream
Build a trusting and supportive relationship with your child as the key to helping them stay safe online.
ThinkUknow what young people see, say or do online? Get help, support and report abuse. Resources for parents, students and educators
Report Cyber Crime
Report inappropriate behaviour online. Examples of cybercrime include stealing identities or intellectual property, committing fraud, or violating privacy laws. Contact the police immediately on 000 when things go wrong or access any of these organisations to report a cybercrime.
ReportCyber is the Australian Government’s online cybercrime reporting tool that is accessible to Australian individuals, businesses and government.
IDCARE Australia and New Zealand national identity and cyber support service provides free phone consultations and advice for people experiencing identity theft.
Find out more about scams and how to be safe online at Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
Help with Technology, Devices and Online Resources
Stay safe online and make informed choices when using websites, games, apps and social media.
ABC Education - Media Literacy
Learn some handy first steps to fact check news and information online. Interactive lesson: Spotting online misinformation and disinformation. Content developed by RMIT ABC Fact Check and ABC Education
Learn Cyber Security
Simple steps to protect individuals, families and small business owners is provided by Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC)
Media Literacy Lab
Alannah and Madeline Foundation, with support from Google provide teaching and learning tools to equip young people with essential media literacy skills to make better choices when using online services
Women and Gender-based Online Safety Support
Australian women can take control of their online experiences, access support and resources developed by the eSafety Commissioner.
The Orange Door
The Orange Door is a free service for adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and families who need extra support with the care of children.
24-hour support available to people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse. Find more technology and safety tips
Women's Technology Safety and Privacy Toolkit
The Toolkit has online privacy and safety tips for women in the workplace and at home. There are smartphone privacy and location safety information, tips and support resources. The toolkit is a Safety Net Australia Project of WESNET
Youth - Ages 12-25 Stay Safe Online
Youth Services - ages 12-25
Find ways to stay safe online if you are aged between 12-25. Find help to answer your questions in tough times and beyond in Greater Dandenong.
eSafety Young People
Useful information to help you stay safe online at eSafety Young People.