ACMA help your Teens deal with unwanted contact

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) have published on their Cybersmart site guidelines for teens on how to deal with unwanted online contact.

Unwanted contact can come from complete strangers or online friends that are acting inappropriately. This page will help your teen to deal with the situation.

As with most cybersafety the first tip is about communication and encouraging dialogue between your child and you or another trusted adult.

For parents and children alike, the Cybersmart site is well worth a visit – save it in your favourites!

About Gavin May

Gavin May is a parent at Ivanhoe Grammar School and formerly the Director of ICT. www.icybersafe.com is aimed at helping parents live in a connected world, where the internet is central to much of what we do, and certainly much of what our children do. The easy option is to just block it - the better option is to get involved and stay informed.
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