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, with nearly 75% of public libraries in Australia currently involved in the program.
The following list of websites are just some of the sites that are available to assist you with staying safe online.
Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN)
ACORN is a national online system that allows the public to report instances of cybercrime. It also provides help to people so they can recognise and avoid common types of cybercrime.
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 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.
Office of the Children’s 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.
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 has 2 sites. One for Parents, Carers and Teachers and one for Teens. Both sites provides cyber safety information including privacy, how to report cyber issues and cyber bullying.