Brief review of contemporary sexual offence and child sexual abuse legislation in Australia

1 September 2014

Abstract: This report provides an overview of the offences that an individual who sexually abuses a child in an institutional setting may be charged with in the nine Australian jurisdictions. These include contact and non-contact sexual offences, child pornography offences and offences for which institutions and/or their representatives that were aware of child sexual abuse may be charged.

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Hayley Boxall, 2014, Brief review of contemporary sexual offence and child sexual abuse legislation in Australia, Australian Institute of Criminology, viewed 28 March 2017, <http://apo.org.au/node/41115>.

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