The 4Rs of online safety are Respect, Reasoning, Responsibility and Resilience. These are simple words but can help you navigate the online world.
Australia’s eSafety Commissioner said that responsibility should be taught from the first swipe of the iPad. She told Australia that you are the most tech-savvy generation to date and you will shape the online world as you grow. The office of the eSafety Commissioner provides help to kids and families all over Australia. They have provided little hints you can use to help people see you are a responsible digital citizen:
With your smart device, you can show responsibility by:
You should always speak with your parents, carers or a trusted adult if:
Stay close to your parents when you are online so you can get help if you need it. Relax and take it easy while you are learning and showing you can be a responsible online citizen.
Know where to go get help online:
Kids Helpline has many topics and special people who will listen to you.