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Brief review of contemporary sexual offence and child sexual abuse legislation in Australia: 2015 update

Special report

Prepared by the Australian Institute of Criminology for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, March 2016
ISBN 978 1 922009 95 1

Hayley Boxall and Georgina Fuller


The findings and opinions contained in this report are those of the authors and not the Royal Commission. Any errors are the author’s responsibility. The law as stated in this report is current to 31 December 2015.