Online Safety

Your guide to Cybersafety and Online Technologies

City of Onkaparinga Libraries are committed to providing you with the resources required to help you increase your knowledge, skills and awareness in the use of online technologies.

eSmart Libraries We are eSmart

eSmart Libraries is an initiative developed by a partnership between the Alannah and Madeline Foundation and the Telstra Foundation. It aims to connect local communities with the skills they need for smart, safe and responsible use of technology.

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Resources to help you stay safe online

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ThinkUKnow is an Internet safety program delivering interactive training to parents, carers and teachers through schools and organisations across Australia using a network of accredited trainers from partner agencies, including the South Australia Police. This website has a section for parents, carers and teachers, and a separate section for young people.

Stay Smart Online

Stay Smart Online is an Australian Government resource that provides online safety and security information for Australian internet users on the simple steps they can take to protect their personal and financial information online. Aimed specifically at parents/educators/children & young people/business owners


The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) provide information on a variety of topics such as how to stay safe online, protecting your online identity, reducing unwanted calls, and keeping your children safe online.

Office of the eSafety Commissioner

The Office of the Children's esafety Commissioner is Australia's leader in online safety education. It provides online safety education for Australian children and young people, a complaints service for young Australians who experience serious cyberbullying and addresses illegal online content through the Online Content Scheme.

Scam Watch

SCAMwatch is a website run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), providing the latest information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams.

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The Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) is a national policing initiative of the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments. It is a national online system that will allow the public to securely report instances of cybercrime. It will also provide advice to help people recognise and avoid common types of cybercrime.

Commonsense Media

Common Sense Media helps families make smart media choices by providing them with independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music.