Crimes (Child Exploitation Offences) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill amends the Crimes Act 1961 to provide for new offences relating to persons 18 years or older using electronic communications (such as social media platforms) to harm persons under 16 and increases penalties for offences relating to the sexual grooming of children online.

Current status

Passed first reading 20 October 2021, now with the Justice Committee (currently before committee).
Submissions due 10 December 2021

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Member's bill


All data
Bill type Member's bill
Parliament 53
Ref 59-1
Introduced 5 August 2021
First reading 20 October 2021
Select Committee Justice Committee
Public submissions due 10 December 2021
Divided No

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