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Is your child playing games online? Find out about the benefits and challenges associated with online gaming.

Someone can contact a child online in a matter of minutes and some grooming operations can be quite sophisticated.

Live streaming is the transmission or receiving of ‘real time’ media online.

Many parents and carers may not realise that some apps and games their children use come with an instant messaging function

Building safe online habits with your family can help prevent online child sexual exploitation.

Being Share A.W.A.R.E can help your child think critically before sharing content 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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