The sessions included a variety of topics including - Cyber Safety Lingo, Cyber Bulling, Social Media, Online Gaming, Passwords and Online Grooming. Sergeant Alby Van Den Berg facilitated the discussions and asked participants to decode social media lingo. Do you know what the following abbreviations mean? BAE, FOMO, WYD and LOL. Whilst also sharing interesting facts e.g. Did you know the average online gamer in Australia is 34 years of age?
Alby concluding the sessions with the key message - be safe, respectful and responsible when online. If you have FOMO (fear of missing out) and couldn’t attend any of the sessions, but wished you could then please contact the Dumbleyung CRC (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dumbleyung Police (email Sergeant Van Den Berg on email@example.com) or for more information parents can also visit www.thinkyouknow.org.au or www.esafety.gov.au.