eSafety Commissioner online safety resources

eSafety offers online support, advice, and resources on cyberbullying for students, teachers, and parents.

  • Tier: Tier 1: Positive Mental Health Promotion
  • Type of intervention: Bullying prevention
  • Strength of evidence: Not applicable
  • Geographic location: State-wide

Program description

eSafety's resources encourage and support a positive, whole-school approach to online safety education.

We also have support and advice to help if something goes wrong.

The eSafety website includes:

  • self-directed, developmentally appropriate resources and support for children, young people and parents/carers
  • advice on how to report online safety issues to the social media company or get more help from eSafety
  • an Online Safety Toolkit to help schools prevent and respond to online safety issues
  • a Best Practice Framework for Online Safety Education
  • the YeS project, a digital and social health program encouraging young people to act as positive leaders online
  • free professional learning to help educators include online safety in their programs.

Intended outcomes

  • Support young people to be safe online
  • Provide strategies for when cyberbullying occurs and a reporting avenue
  • Equip parents and educators to support young people online.

Program details

Target audience
  • Primary school students
  • Secondary school students
  • Capacity building for primary school staff
  • Capacity building for secondary school staff
Program providerAustralian Government
Delivery modeOnline

Implementation considerations

  • Factors to consider: The resources are all online and self-directed. The time length for resources varies, from 20 minutes upwards.


  • Item cost: Free
  • Detailed cost: Free