How one chemist's 'poison squad' fought for food safety How erstwhile English pirate William Dampier helped undermine Indigenous Australia Photographing drought from the inside looking out. And experts say that, in some instances, bloggers or IT experts are teaching children about social media risks and safety, rather than qualified professionals. Top Stories AWU requests subpoenas for former Cash staffer over AFP raid media leak How Andy stayed afloat after his surfing dreams were silenced This coastal Californian paradise could determine the outcome of the midterm elections Explainer: And, added online safety expert Susan McLean, children of all ages need to know that they will never get in trouble if they have received a nude photo, or accidentally become entangled in other troublesome social media behaviour. Would you congratulate a teenager on her pregnancy? Here's what's in it. Echoing the feelings of many other parents I interviewed, he added:
There are lots of tips and tools parents can access easily to help keep their kids and teens safe and themselves sane.
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