Online safety and eSmart libraries
The City of Tea Tree Gully Library is eSmart accredited.
eSmart Libraries, an initiative developed in partnership between the Alannah and Madeline Foundation and the Telstra Foundation, aims to connect local communities with the skills they need for smart, safe and responsible use of technology.
Library staff can provide support and access to resources and education to assist the community to participate safely online.
eSafety advice has been incorporated into our technology training sessions and the Library will host guest presenters who are experts in this field.
If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the Library.
The following resources help to increase knowledge, skills and awareness in the safe use of online technologies.
Online safety websites
eSmart Libraries - Formed as a partnership in 2012 between The Alannah and Madeline Foundation and Telstra. It aims to connect local communities with the skills they need for smart, safe and responsible use of technology.
The eSafety Commissioner - Australia's national independent regulator for online safety.
Australian Cyber Security Centre - National online system that allows the public to report instances of cyber crime.
Think u Know - Information on topics such as staying safe online, protecting your online identity, reducing unwanted calls, and keeping your children safe online.
Stay Smart Online - The Australian Government's online safety and security website, designed to help people understand the risks and simple steps we can take to protect our personal and financial information online.
Be Connected - Australian Government site with advice on how to stay safe online, create safe passwords, pay for goods, tips to avoid scams and how to download and save safely from the Internet.