Supporting your child to make responsible decisions

Find information about developing a young person's skills so that they make informed choices and feel positive about their decisions.

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Level

Secondary

  • Tips for talking about drugs with your child
  • Cycling safety
  • Gaming and gambling
  • Mobile phones and teenagers
  • Guide to schoolies
  • Peer pressure

Encouraging online safety

You have a key role in helping your child to get the most out of their time online. Find tips and resources to help build their understanding of how be a safe, respectful digital citizen.

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Level

Secondary

  • Benefits and risks of social networking
  • Guide to internet addiction
  • Cyberbullying advice
  • Online privacy protection
  • Protecting children from grooming

Building respectful relationships

Respectful relationships are built when students have opportunities to learn about self-management, relationships, decision-making, problem-solving, ethics and positive gender relations.

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Level

Secondary

  • Find resources that support your child to build positive relationships
  • Find tips for parenting
  • Explore school-based case studies
  • Listen to your child

Your child’s mental and physical health

Help your child to build skills to stay physically and mentally strong and well. Confident and resilient students acknowledge their strengths and also know when to ask for help.

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Level

Secondary

  • Healthy food choices
  • Games and recipes
  • Drugs, alcohol and smoking
  • Teenage depression and anxiety
  • Indigenous mental health

Helping your child deal with bullying, aggression and violence

Talk to your child about building a safe and positive learning space for everyone. You can work with the school to reinforce positive behaviour.

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Level

Secondary

  • Understand bullying
  • Strategies for responding to bullying
  • Work with the school
  • Prevention strategies
  • Bullying and the law
  • Games and quizzes

Valuing diversity and inclusion

Help your child develop understanding, respect and acceptance of individual differences in your local school community and beyond the school gates.

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Level

Secondary

  • Rights of children with disability
  • Tackling discrimination
  • LGBTQI support
  • Child Safe National Principles