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Online Safety Program in Schools


To assist schools with the delivery of additional or expanded Online Safety programs.

Funding is provided under a partnership through the Federal Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner, which aims to deliver additional or expanded online safety programs in Australian schools by providers that have been certified, approved or recognised by the Children's e-Safety Commissioner.

The Queensland targets under this program agreement are:

In each of 2016 and 2017:

Duration of program

2016 - 2017

Policy reference

The list of providers certified, approved and recognised by the Children's eSafety Commissioner is available online.

TRIM 16/260798 (DET employees only).


Schools are selected against the criteria established for the project in the agreement between the Commonwealth and State Governments. Selection is in consultation with Regional Offices.

The criteria targets schools:

Allocation of funds

Schools receive up to $4000 based on the cost of the Online Safety Program for each school.

Total Budget for this program is $1,372,565.

Payment details

PaymentDuring month ofProportion of allocation paid
For those schools that have completed the programme by SeptemberOctober100% up to $4000
For those schools that have completed the programme by DecemberFebruary100% up to $4000

Data requirements

Data requirements for
Data itemData sourceDue date
Name of provider selected by school1PrincipalSeptember/October and January/February
Type of safety program school received, audience details and number of hours2PrincipalSeptember/October and January/February
Amount expendedPrincipalSeptember/October and January/February

  1. List of providers from the eSafety Commissioner list.
  2. Type of Online Safety Program the school received and detail of audience:
    a. online safety framework (e.g. esmart schools)
    b. Online safety programs (e.g. sessions delivered to students/parents)
    i. How many hours of program delivery did the school receive?
    c. Online safety professional development (e.g for all staff/school leaders/HODs)
    i. How many hours of PD did the school receive?

How to apply

Schools do not need to apply as eligible schools are contacted directly to participate in the program.


Manager, Behaviour
Telephone: 07 3513 5954

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