Updated Pages on eQuipped

e-Quipped provides two types of information. First, you will find regular posts (articles) about breaking cybersafety news. The second type is information is found in the site’s fixed pages, covering topics relating to technology, safety, and the internet. You can…

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P-Plates for Electronic Devices

Under a new proposal, students in Queensland may be required to obtain a licence before they can bring a mobile phone to school. Prominent adolescent psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg put forward this and several other recommendations to the Queensland Schools…

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A Social Media Induced Downward Spiral?

Stanford University has done research to answer the question, “Does misery love or lack company?” In the process they highlighted a correlation between use of social media and low mood. It appears young people’s mood can in fact be negatively affected by use of social sites…

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Young People’s Online Worries

While many parents are wringing their hands about the possibility of perverts lurking behind dodgy urls, their teens are playing it safe. A recent report shows that a majority of Australian young people exercise wise internet habits, such as deleting…

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