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Online child sexual exploitation doesn’t happen in Australia
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Fact

Australian law enforcement continues to disrupt online child sex offender networks in Australia.

Children and young people are groomed online to produce child sexual exploitation material both overseas and locally.

This material is sought after by offenders from within Australia and around the world.

From June 2019 – July 2020 the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation received more than 21,000 reports of child exploitation.

Information provided by you can help keep children safe online.

You can report inappropriate behaviour towards children to the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation.

No information is too small or insignificant.

What we do

We develop resources and advice for parents, carers and educators, children and young people to prevent online child sexual exploitation.

Led by the Australian Federal Police, our program includes:

  • Presentations for schools and community groups
  • Online learning resources
  • Activities to do at home
  • Fact sheets and guides
  • Educators resources

 

What we don’t do

Our program doesn’t cover:

  • Information about general online safety, including cyberbullying
  • Information about cybercrime

For information about online safety visit the eSafety Commissioner

For information about cybercrime visit ReportCyber

Our partners

ThinkUKnow Australia is a partnership between the Australian Federal Police, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Datacom and Microsoft Australia, and delivered in partnership with all State and Territory police and Neighbourhood Watch Australasia.

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