Keeping kids safe from online stranger danger

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Thu 17 August 2017

9 mins

Many parents worry about their children having contact with strangers online.

Toby Dagg is the Manager of the Office of the eSafety Commission’s  Cyber Report Team. He joins the eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant to discuss how we can protect our kids online.

Click through for the Top 5 ways to protect your kids from strangers on the web.

 This is the fourth episode in our Safety Net Series: Keeping our children safe online.

You can listen to more episodes on our website or via the Kinderling App, such as Parents as Educators, What to do when your Child is Bullied Online, and Starting from Scratch: Bringing Children up in the Digital Age.

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