Cybersafety Help Button download page
The Australian Government's Cybersafety Help Button provides internet users, particularly children and young people, with easy online access to cybersafety information and assistance available in Australia. It offers counselling, reporting and educational resources to assist young people deal with online risks including cyberbullying, unwanted contact, scams and fraud, and offensive or inappropriate material.
The help button is a free application that is easily downloaded onto personal computers, mobile devices, and school and library networks.
All you need do is choose one of the installation options. Once the help button is installed, you can access it anytime for help or advice about something unsafe or upsetting that you have encountered on the internet.
If you would like to see where the button takes you before deciding to download it, visit the cybersafety help and advice page. Young people should get permission from their parents or caregivers before downloading the button.
How to install the button
To install the Cybersafety Help Button, choose one of the easy installation options and follow the prompts.
Install on your desktop
Detailed instructions on how to download the button are available in the 'How do I download the Cybersafety Help Button?' section in the FAQs below. If you have any problems installing the Button, please email the technical helpdesk at [email protected]
Cybersafety Help Button—questions and answers
- What does the downloadable Cybersafety Help Button do?
- What help does the button offer?
- How do I download the Cybersafety Help Button?
- Is the button available for download from anywhere else?
- What about updates to the button? How will that work?
The Commonwealth of Australia makes no warranties in relation to the Cybersafety Help Button and related materials and accepts no liability for any loss or expense incurred by you in connection with your use of the cybersafety help button and related materials.
The Commonwealth of Australia owns copyright in the Cybersafety Help Button and related materials. The purpose of these materials is to provide internet users with user-friendly online access to relevant cybersafety information and resources to address their cybersafety concerns. You may use these materials in accordance with this purpose. You may not use these materials in a manner that is not in accordance with this purpose (apart from use permitted by the Copyright Act 1968).
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