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Welcome to day one of National eSmart Week!

Today's theme isSmart Use of Technology
This week we encourage everyone to be smart, safe and responsible when using digital technology.
National eSmart Week aims to create awareness, share solutions and ideas for community education on issues of cyber safety, bullying and wellbeing, both on and offline.
Each day we will be releasing outstanding cyber safety resources for the whole community.


There are plenty of books for children and families focusing on the positive educational outcomes of cyber related topics.
Add these to your reading priorities, as a family, school or library – they stand out as the most popular books to get your eye balls into.

Check out these eSmart Week Book Suggestions

Toolkit Activity:

Information sheets are a great way to spread positive messages to family, children and the wider community. Click on the images below to download any of these highly popular tip sheets which range from the outstanding ‘My first mobile agreement’, for families with small children to other cyber related resources offered by our digital inclusion partner, Telstra Foundation.

Digital Release

Be smart! In a hilarious example of WiFi conditions of use, a WiFi provider in Europe has simultaneously launched a campaign to raise awareness about the necessity of reading the Terms of Service, and a marketing stunt to announce that it is the first WiFi provider to be compliant under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The GDPR guidelines will become enforceable on 25 May 2018, for countries that are part of the European Union. The new regulations are intended to simplify terms and conditions as well as provide more transparency for consumers to understand how their personal data will be used.

Be smart, safe and responsible during National eSmart Week.

Read the hilarious story: 22,000 people agree to clean toilets for WiFi because they didn't read the terms


Join our Senior Cyber Safety Advisor, Jeremy Blackman to find out what is trending, the current risks, solutions and the latest research in cyber safety land.

Webinar Details:

Senior Cyber Safety Advisor, Jeremy Blackman
Presented at 10:00 AM AEST

Suitable for carers, teachers and librarians who have late primary and secondary age children in their charge.


Featured Partner

You can win an amazing $5,000 prize by entering Telstra’s eSmart Week Competition.
Simply enter the most creative and engaging social campaign to boost awareness of ‘building cyber safe communities’ during eSmart Week, 4-8 September. The challenge is to use social media, tweets, Facebook posts etc. to ‘build cyber safe communities’.
The prize:

Telstra Kids Maker Party in a Box - technology and innovation are central to Australia’s future. Maker Party in a Box is about providing kids with a fun, engaging way to build their digital skills.

The Telstra Foundation Maker Party in a Box is a big, fun package, filled with make-it-yourself digital making activities that will inspire school kids to learn through coding and inventing with technology. All products in the box have been built to fuel the imagination and creativity of young makers. Brought to you during National eSmart Week by our wonderful partner in digital inclusion, Telstra Foundation.

Enter competition

Additional Information

During National eSmart Week, our wonderful partners in digital inclusion will be offering some amazing giveaways, discounts, webinars and learning opportunities for the whole community. Stay tuned via our digital channels to find out more.

Follow us on:

Twitter: @eSmart_AMF
Instagram: @alannahmadeline
Facebook: @AlannahMadelineFoundation

Make sure you follow our digital partners on Twitter:

Telstra Foundation: @JaxCoates
Justin Coulson, PhD: @justincoulson
Project RockIT: @projectrockit
Office of the eSafety Commissioner: @eSafetyOffice
Family Zone: @familyzoneteam
Dr. Michael Carr-Gregg: @MCG58
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission: ‏@acccgovau
Dept. of Education & Training, Victoria: @DETVic

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