National eSmart Week, 4-8 September, is a week where communities come together to encourage everyone to be smart, safe and responsible when using digital technology. It creates awareness for community education on issues of cyber safety, bullying and wellbeing online.There is a lot you can do to avoid cyberbulling and use your mobile safely and responsibly. It is important for kids and parents to understand how to use the privacy setting on their mobile phones and social networking sites. Making sure you only give your mobile number and usernames to trusted friends and keeping you passwords secret. Read our tips for parents and kids on how to be eSmart using your mobile.
If you need to report cyberbulling visit the Office of the eSafety Commissioner. They can help you make a complaint, find someone to talk to and provide advice and strategies for dealing with these issues.