Staying Safe Online

Welcome to Yarra Libraries Online

 

 

Resources for Staying Safe Online    

 Yarra Libraries is committed to raising awareness around online safety through its participation in the eSmart Libraries program. (www.esmart.org.au)  The Alannah & Madeline Foundation and the Telstra Foundation formed a partnership in 2012 to develop and implement eSmart Libraries - one of Australia’s most significant community cyber safety initiatives.Here you can access resources on how to be safe, smart and responsible online.If you would like more information about our participation in the eSmart Libraries program please ask a staff member for assistance.

 

 

 

 

eSmart Commissioner

 

The Office of Children’s eSafety Commissioner

The Office of Children’s eSafety Commissioner is committed to helping young people have safe, positive experiences online and encouraging behavioural change, where a generation of Australian children act responsibly online—just as they would offline

 

 

esmart 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Think-You-Know

 

ThinkUKnow

ThinkUKnow is a free, evidence-based cyber safety program that provides accessible cyber safety education to parents, carers and teachers through schools and organisations across Australia.

ThinkUKnow uses a network of trained law enforcement members and accredited volunteers from partner organisations to deliver the cyber safety education presentations nationwide.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 StaySmart

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scams

 

Scams

The Little Black Book of Scams highlights a variety of popular scams that regularly target Australian consumers and small business.

 

 

     

 

Reporting Online Incidents
 

If you feel that you become a victim of a Cybercrime or Cybersafety issue, please bring it to the attention of one of our Librarians.  If you do not feel comfortable talking to a librarian, or if the issue is serious, the following list of contacts that may be useful.

   
 

Cyberbullying 

 

 

 

www.esafety.gov.au

 

 

 

 

Internet banking fraud 

 

 

 

Contact your bank for advice on whether to report in person to local Police 

 

 

 

 

Scams (Internet based or email)

 

 

 

www.scamwatch.gov.au 

 

 

 

 

Tax-related scams

 

 

 

Report to the Australian Taxation Office 

 

 

 

 

Online Child Exploitation

 

 

 

Contact the  Australian Federal Police via their online child protection form 

 

 

 

 

Spam

 

 

 

Report to ACMA   

 

 

 

 

 Cybercrime

 

 Report to the Australian Cybercrime Reporting Network

 

 

 

 

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