Empowering young people to speak up, take action and support each other on the online safety issues that affect them



An opportunity to spark discussion, plan initiatives, lead activities and enact change


  Improve your online safety knowledge and help others with theirs


Create meaningful conversations about online risks and the help options available


Show the community the positive influence digital technology has on young people

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 Join the YAS!

If you are a senior in High School, have an interest in digital tech (hello gamers, You Tubers, Snapchatters, Tweeters and Insta lovers), coming up with solutions, meeting new people and helping others then you might be a perfect fit for YAS!

We’ll provide the training so you don’t need to have experience doing something like this – you just need to be motivated.  To be part of the YAS you just need to apply here.

Why join the YAS?

There are many amazing perks that come along with being part of the Netsafe Youth Action Squad. We’ve listed a few of them below and are confident that there will be plenty of exciting opportunities that come up along the way.

Make a difference

Join a passionate group of online safety leaders working around the country to promote safer, more positive online experiences and responsible citizenship

CV boosters

Gain valuable experience and improve your skills in youth leadership, mentorship, public speaking, event planning and community action

Connect to new people

Meet and collaborate with people including YAS, online safety industry experts and representatives from tech giants (like Google, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) who want to make a positive difference

Boost your knowledge and confidence

Take part in special training opportunities hosted by Netsafe and others

Get creative

Use your skills to create YAS initiatives that truly reflect the personal interests of young people

Have fun

Take part in challenges, win awesome prizes, build friendships around the country, and so much more!

YAS Highlights