What we do online

Young people are quick to take up the latest developments in technology and are often the first to know when something new comes along.  They are growing up in an ever-changing technological environment and can have a lot of fun doing so.

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87%

of Australians access the internet daily.

Do your children?

ThinkUKnow presentations cover what young people may SEE, SAY and DO online, the challenges they might face and how they can be overcome.

What we do online

Young people are quick to take up the latest developments in technology and are often the first to know when something new comes along.  They are growing up in an ever-changing technological environment and can have a lot of fun doing so.

Read more

60% of

young people have trouble sleeping after using social media
 

Talk to your children about screen time, and avoid the blue light effect. We recommend putting your phone to bed at least an hour before bedtime.

What we do online

Young people are quick to take up the latest developments in technology and are often the first to know when something new comes along.  They are growing up in an ever-changing technological environment and can have a lot of fun doing so.

Read more

50% of

teenagers experience fear of missing out (FOMO)

FOMO is real! And it’s not just teenagers, all of us at some point experience FOMO.

What we do online

Young people are quick to take up the latest developments in technology and are often the first to know when something new comes along.  They are growing up in an ever-changing technological environment and can have a lot of fun doing so.

Read more

49% of

13-18 year-olds have sent a sexual video or picture of themselves

These statistics are from an Australian Institute of Criminology study. Have you talked to your children about respecting others online, and what is appropriate to share?

What we do online

Young people are quick to take up the latest developments in technology and are often the first to know when something new comes along.  They are growing up in an ever-changing technological environment and can have a lot of fun doing so.

Read more

Make sure you know

how to report and block on every app or site you use.

Chat to your child about whether they know how to report and block on every app or site they use. If they don’t, work it out together by researching and trying out the app together.

What we do online

Young people are quick to take up the latest developments in technology and are often the first to know when something new comes along.  They are growing up in an ever-changing technological environment and can have a lot of fun doing so.

Read more

50% of

teenagers experience fear of missing out (FOMO)

FOMO is real! And it’s not just teenagers, all of us at some point experience FOMO.

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What is ThinkUknow?

ThinkUKnow is a partnership between the Australian Federal Police, Commonwealth Bank, Microsoft and Datacom and delivered in partnership with all State and Territory police and Neighbourhood Watch Australasia. The cyber safety presentations sensitively cover a range of topics including sexting, cyber bullying, online child exploitation, online privacy, and importantly what to do when something goes wrong. Presentations are aimed at parents, carers and teachers and young people from grades 3-12.

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