The expo hosted various stalls by national leaders in online safety as well as multiple interactive spaces that encouraged children, young people and families to learn strategies to stay safe online. Check out the event photos in the gallery below.
Cody and Zara were members of the Out of the Dark working group that helped develop a number of products aimed at keeping kids safe online. They filmed a short video about their experience.
Rap song - Keep it real
Branching narrative - YouTube game
I need help
If you are in immediate danger dial ‘OOO’.
If you would like to talk to someone about your online safety there’s support out there:
- Lifeline – 13 11 14
- Bravehearts - 1800 272 831
- Search oneplace for a service near you
- Office of the eSafety Commissioner
Thanks for being part of the Out of the Dark Expo:
- Kay McGrath – MC opening
- Those Two Girls – roving MCs
- Department of Science, Information Technology & Innovation
- The Daniel Morcombe Foundation
- Carly Ryan Foundation
- Street University Rap crew
- Noffs Street University graffiti artists
- Alannah and Madeline Foundation
- Your Town
- YFS Ltd
- eSafety Commission
- Queensland Police Service – Taskforce Argos
- Life Education
- Department of Education - Cyber Safety Team
- Eyes Open Social Media
- Digital Futures exhibition in the SLQ gallery.