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Mobile phones

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Children and mobile phones

Dr Joe discusses important considerations for parents of children and teenagers who want to, or who already use mobile telephones.

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Safety apps for mobile phones | 1800RESPECT

Safety apps may help to increase your safety when using devices like mobile phones, iPhones and tablets. Each app has different information and services. You don't need to be experiencing violence or abuse to use a safety app.

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Mobile phone base stations and health | ARPANSA

Based on current research there are no established health effects that can be attributed to the low RF EME exposure from mobile phone base station antennas

Read more on ARPANSA – Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency website

How to reduce exposure from mobile phones and other wireless devices | ARPANSA

There is no established scientific evidence that the use of mobile phones causes any health effects

Read more on ARPANSA – Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency website

Responsible mobile phone use: kids & teens | Raising Children Network

Responsible mobile phone use for children and teenagers is about managing costs, sticking to family rules, keeping the phone safe and being respectful.

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Mobile phone plans & types: kids & teens | Raising Children Network

Is your child ready for a mobile phone? It’s a good idea to think about how mature your child is. This can also help you decide on phone plans and types.

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Sources that emit radio waves frequently asked questions | ARPANSA

A series of questions and answers about exposure from telecommunication sources including mobile phones and their base stations, wi-fi devices, TV and radio antenna, smart meters etc

Read more on ARPANSA – Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency website

Dementia-Friendly Home app | Dementia Australia

  The Dementia-Friendly Home app is available for tablets and mobile phones. Using interactive 3D game technology Unreal Engine, the app provides carers with ideas to make their home more accessible for people living with dementia. Many of the app suggestions are small, inexpensive solutions ranging to more significant changes.

Read more on Dementia Australia website

Phones and tablets | eSafety Commissioner

How to protect the personal information you store on your devices and in the apps you use.

Read more on Office of the eSafety Commissioner website

Emergency help - BluePages

If you are feeling suicidal, call one of the numbers listed on this page and tell the person answering your call that you are thinking about suicide.

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