Online safety

eSmart Libraries is a free purpose-built system designed to equip libraries and connect library users with the skills they need for smart, safe and responsible use of technology.

Stonnington Library and Information Service is an eSmart Library Service, recognising we are equipped to support our customers to use technology in a smart, safe and responsible way. 

We are proud to be an eSmart Library Service, recognising that we are equipped to support our customers to use technology in a smart, safe and responsible way. eSmart Libraries is one of the most significant community cybersafety programs ever undertaken in Australia.

Staying safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic

The eSafety Commissioner has tips for staying safe online during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The following list of websites are just some of the sites that are available to assist you with staying safe online. 

Bullying. No Way!

Bullying. No Way! Provides information for parents, students and teachers on bullying and violence in schools.

Consumer Affairs Victoria

Consumer Affairs Victoria is Victoria’s consumer affairs regulator. Their purpose is to help Victorians be responsible and informed businesses and consumers. They have information on scams, buying and selling cars and houses and shopping.

Go Digi

Go Digi is an online program to help Australians realise their online potential. The Go Digi website can connect you to face to face learning opportunities as well as learning guides on topics such as social media, how to choose a device and more.

eSafety Commissioner

This federal government website features information on eSafety and cyber bullying for parents as well as educational resources. There is also a comprehensive reporting system for cyber bullying. 


ReportCyber is a national online system that allows the public to report instances of cybercrime.


Scamwatch is run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). It provides information on how to recognise, avoid and report scams.

Stay Smart Online

Stay Smart Online is the Australian Government's online safety and security website, designed to help everyone understand the risks and simple steps we can take to protect our personal and financial information online.


Telstra has a range of information on staying safe online. There are tips to protect your privacy, your data and help for families.

Think You Know

Think You Know is a national program delivering online child safety information in schools and organisations to parents, carers, teachers and students.