Guides & Fact Sheets
Many of the most engaged, conscientious and caring mums and dads around, have been shown to be the main culprits of ‘sharenting’ – sharing photos and /or stories about their child without any consideration of the impact this might have on the child’s privacy and agency, either at the time, or when they’re old enough to be on social media themselves.
Before any of us post another pic or video of our child or grandchild online, let’s stop and consider the impact this might have on them down the line – in the same way we ask them to consider what they post online.
Read the ‘Sharenting’ Fact Sheet containing ten top tips on ways to ensure you are protecting your child or young person’s privacy when sharing information about them online. There’s a quick test you can apply before you post anything that is explained using the following: Click, Pause, Decide, Enjoy!
Children and young people have lots of ideas on how to prevent bullying. They would like to get involved in anti-bullying programs and learn skills to build friendships.
Read more about their great ideas in the four bullying prevention fact sheets available for download and distribution below.
They contain information that children and young people want their parents, teachers and coaches to know about preventing bullying and help them implement in their homes, schools, sports and recreational environments.
Some people love them; some people hate them. Their desirability has been discussed at length, with cost; practicality; and their ability to influence academic performance traditionally at the centre of the debate.
Smacking and physical punishment
People often have strong opinions about whether smacking is right or wrong, helpful or harmful, or whether parents should even have the right to smack their children. It can be overwhelming for parents when outsiders, including other parents, onlookers, politicians or various experts, weigh into the debate about how they should raise their children.
Reducing the voting age
Some people complain about political campaigns and having to line up at the ballot box to cast their vote in what can feel like an endless cycle of federal and state elections. Yet, for some young Australians, voting is a privilege that remains out of their reach. Around the world, the desire to provide young people with an opportunity to vote is gaining momentum.