Advice about cybersafety
Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
For information about the regulation of online content, including internet and mobile phone content, and enforcement of Australia's anti-spam law. Spam and prohibited online content can be reported to the ACMA.
Cybersafety Contact Centre
For cybersafety information and advice and to order Cybersmart resources.
Tel: 1800 880 176
The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Information about the Australian Government’s Digital Education Revolution.
Internet Industry Association Security Portal
News and information from the industry on internet security.
Tel: 02 6232 6900
The Classification Board
Information about the national classification scheme for films, computer games and publications.
Office of the Privacy Commissioner
Information about protecting your personal information.
Tel: 1300 363 992
For information about Australian law and how it relates to the internet.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Information about consumer rights and how to make a complaint.
Tel: 1300 302 502
The Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
Information about the Australian Government’s Cybersafety Plan and e-Security.
Tel: 02 6271 1000
Do Not Call Register
To list your phone number and reduce telemarketing calls.
Tel: 1300 792 958
To make a complaint about spam email, IM, SMS and MMS messages.
Tel: 1300 855 180
Prohibited online contents hotline
To report internet content that you suspect may be prohibited.
Recognise, report and protect yourself from scams.
Tel: 1300 302 502
Talk to someone
Kids HelplineTelephone and online counselling for Australian children and young people.
Tel: 1800 55 1800
Information for Australians about depression.
Information and support for young people to help them through tough times.
Telephone counselling service and online advice and support—24 hours.
Tel: 13 11 14
Report a crime
Crime Stoppers Report crimeVisit: www.crimestoppers.com.au
Tel: 1800 333 000
AFP Child Protection Operations Team—Online Child Sex Exploitation
Report concerns about inappropriate online behaviour toward children.
Australian Federal Police—Technology enabled crime
Combatting serious and complex high tech crimes.
Other cybersafety information
The Alannah and Madeline Foundation—eSmartThe Alannah and Madeline Foundation's Cybersafety and Wellbeing Initiative aims to make cybersafety a normal part of every young person's life.
An internet safety program run by the AFP and Microsoft.
Bullying. No Way
!Information and resources to tackle bullying in schools.
Advice about cyberbullying and social networking sites.
Alannah and Madeline Foundation—National Centre Against Bullying
News, information and resources to combat bullying.
Information on mobile phones for young people by the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association.
Advice about online and mobile chat and interactive services.
Stay Smart Online
Advice on smart online habits including shopping, socialising and banking. Focuses on measures to protect computers and mobile phones against corruption and misuse.
Netsafe New Zealand
Cybersafety education for children, parents, schools, community organisations and businesses.
International non-profit organisation providing internet safety projects, news and advice.
UKSmart rules and advice for kids about internet use.
An interactive, educational safety resource from the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children, USA.
Virtual Global Taskforce
eLaw enforcement agencies around the world working together to fight online child abuse.