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Here are our top five tips to help keep your child safe online.

Social media can be a great way to keep family and friends up-to-date on milestones and achievements in your child’s life, but consider what information you might be sharing

Sharing your child’s information

Sexual extortion is a serious form of image-based abuse, which can make a young person feel like there’s no way out of the situation

What are the signs of online child sexual exploitation and how do you know if something is wrong?

Video and image sharing apps are extremely popular with children and young people

Technology settings including parental controls, can be used as part of a complete approach to keeping your child safe online



What we do

We develop resources and advice for parents, carers and educators, children and young people to prevent online child sexual exploitation.

Led by the Australian Federal Police, our program includes:

  • Presentations for schools and community groups
  • Online learning resources
  • Activities to do at home
  • Fact sheets and guides
  • Educators resources


What we don’t do

Our program doesn’t cover:

  • Information about general online safety, including cyberbullying
  • Information about cybercrime

For information about online safety visit the eSafety Commissioner

For information about cybercrime visit ReportCyber

Our partners

ThinkUKnow Australia is a partnership between the Australian Federal Police, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Datacom and Microsoft Australia, and delivered in partnership with all State and Territory police and Neighbourhood Watch Australasia.

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