eSafety parent guide to online sexual harassment and image-based abuse Webinar

Thursday 25th November 2021, 7:00-8:00 pm AEDT

Webinar overview

A webinar for parents and carers of young people aged 13-18

This webinar is the third in a series on consent education that the NSW Department of Education and P&C Federation are co-hosting and, for this webinar, we have also partnered with the eSafety Commissioner.

This webinar will help parents and carers to understand online sexual harassment and image-based abuse (non-consensual sharing of intimate images).

It is designed for parents and carers of young people aged 13-18.

It will cover:

  • the difference between online sexual harassment and image-based abuse
  • how to report online sexual harassment to social media companies
  • how to report image-based abuse to eSafety and when to report to police
  • where to get support if you feel upset or worried about something that has happened online.

You can choose to attend the webinar with your teen or share resources with them afterwards from the webinar package.

Please send your questions, comments and feedback to:


  • Gillian White – Executive Director, Early Childhood Education and Schools Policy, NSW Department of Education
  • Greg Gebhart, Senior Education Trainer, eSafety Commissioner

To register
This webinar is presented via the the eSafety Commissioner’s platform. It will not be recorded for viewing later. However, there are a range of resources and links to other webinars for parents on the eSafety Commissioner’s website.

Please note that when you click on this link you will be taken to the website of the eSafety Commissioner.

Greg Gebhart

eSafety Commission

Greg Gebhart is one of Australia’s leading online safety presenters. Greg has provided presentations to more than 800,000 participants at state, national and international events. He has a strong background in leadership and change and has held senior positions including Regional Manager for the Victorian Industry and Education Partnerships program and Chair of his Regional Adult Education Board.
Greg has been recognised for his achievements and passion for helping others, receiving a global achievement award through the International Society for Technology in Education.

Gillian White

NSW Department of Education

Gillian White is Executive Director, Early Childhood Education and Schools Policy at the NSW Department of Education. She is responsible for managing the policy framework and programs for early year settings, as well as the strategic policy framework for K-12 education in NSW. The directorate is focused on developing new strategies and innovative approaches to achieving the Department of Education’s goals.
Prior to this role, Gillian has worked in several other areas of the Department, leading a range of priority programs and services to support schools. This included the implementation of the Department’s Disability Strategy, focused on improving the learning and wellbeing outcomes of all students with disability. Gillian is a lawyer by training and has previously worked at the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet in executive and policy advisory roles, and in the Australian Public Service.