Looking after yourself and your family
The eSafety Commissioner has developed a guide eSafetyParents How to look after mental wellbeing on social media
For these and many other useful hints for parents and carers visit eSafety.gov.au/parents
New apps are frequently being launched. It can be challenging for parents and carers to keep up to date with the latest apps that their children or their friends may be looking at.
The eSafety Commissioner has developed a website to help Australians have a positive and safe experience online. The government website provides a description of the latest apps to assist you in deciding if the apps are appropriate for use by your family.
Click here for the eSafety Guide
The website has many useful age appropriate resources to assist parents and carers to start a conversation with your child about cyber safety.
Click here for the eSafety parent information
Health and Wellbeing
It is unlikely the floods, drought, bushfires, or COVID-19 pandemic will be the last crisis we will face in our lifetime. There are many organisations that can assist you to look after your family’s health and wellbeing while importantly looking after yourself.
|Lifeline||13 11 14||lifeline.org.au|
|Kids Helpline||1800 55 1800|
|Beyondblue||1300 22 4636||beyondblue.org.au|
|eheadspace||1800 650 890||www.headspace.org.au/eheadspace|
|Suicide Call-back Service||1300 659 467||suicidecallbackservice.org.au|
|MensLine Australia||1300 78 99 78||mensline.org.au|
|Mental Health Line||1800 001 511|
|Open Arms-Veterans and Families Counselling||1800 011 046||openarms.gov.au|