The library works with anti-bullying and internet safety organisations to develop digital skills and help people stay safe online.
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. There is more information below about eSmart and other resources to help people stay safe online.
Australian Internet Safety Organisations
Australian internet-safety organisations, with easy-to-use resources for families and children.
Alannah Madeline Foundation (AMF)
The AMF Foundation cares for children who have experienced or witnessed serious violence and runs programs called eSmart, that prevent violence and 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 and more positive experience online. Online resources support adults, women, youth and children.
The Carly Ryan Foundation
The Carly Ryan Foundation is a non-profit charity created to promote internet safety supporting families and the community.
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
Cyber Crime ranges from abuse, bullying to scams online. When things go wrong online contact the police immediately on 000 or access any of these organisations to report.
ReportCyber - the Australian Cyber Security Centre
Report inappropriate behaviour online to the Australian Federal Police and keep young people and the elderly safe. If you need to report a crime access the forms link provided by the Australian Federal Police.
IDCARE is Australia and New Zealand’s national identity and cyber support service. Helping individuals and organisations to reduce the harm experienced from the compromise and misuse of their identity information.
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 by making informed choices 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
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.
Families and Women Stay Safe Online
Australian women can take control of their online experiences, access support and resources provided 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 and Technology and Safety Tips.
Women's Technology Safety and Privacy Toolkit
The Tool kit provides resources for women in the workplace and at home to learn to take control of technology. The Women’s Technology Safety and Privacy Toolkit has been created by the Safety Net Australia Project at WESNET.
Youth - Ages 12-25 Stay Safe Online
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 in person or online.
eSafety Young People
Useful information to help you stay safe online at eSafety Young People.