Federal government moves forward on online safety for children January 23, 2014
The Abbott Government is moving forward on its plans to enhance online safety for children, today issuing a discussion paper seeking comment on proposed policy measures including:
- establishing a Children's E-Safety Commissioner,
- developing an effective complaints system, backed by legislation,
- getting harmful material down fast from large social media sites; and
- examining whether there is a need for a new, simplified cyber-bullying offence.
Read the Government media release
Read the Discussion Paper
The Internet industry has already come out against the proposal for an E-Safety Commissioner. Read about their response.