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Wollongong City Council

Online Safety

Online safety is an important issue that can affect most people in our community.

There are many ways your safety can be affected online. Some of the common ways your safety can be affected online include:

  • Being targeted by scammers, cyberattacks or similar events.
  • Having your private or personal information stolen and sold, ransomed or manipulated.
  • Being bullied or attacked through online channels like social media or websites.

Below are some links you can use to learn more about staying safe online, or to report an online safety issue.

Council's Child Safe Organisation pageInformation about keeping children safe online
Cyber Security for Your BusinessLinks and tips to help protect your business from cyber threats
eSafety CommissionerAustralian Government website with a focus on online behaviour and safety
ScamwatchInformation to help you recognise, avoid and report scams
Australian Cyber Security CentreAdvice and information about how to protect yourself and your business online
Office of the Australian Information CommissionerThe independent national regulator for privacy and freedom of information
ACCC's The Little Black Book of ScamsA tool to help consumers and small businesses recognise and avoid scams.