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EPISODE #36 Laws about sexting-Victoria Legal Aid

November 13, 2020
In this episode Andrew from Victoria Legal Aid explains the legalities of sexting. We talk through some scenarios that young people often ask about. Understanding sexting and the law is a great way to get this conversation started at home.  Note: laws vary between states. Victorian laws are explained in this episode. 
Resources:
Victoria Legal Aid for simple explanations of the law. VLA education kit for teachers called ‘Sex, young people and the law’. Youth Law Australia for all states and territories in Australia. The eSafety Commissioner for reporting image-based abuse & illegal and harmful content. Victoria Police for information on reporting a sexual crime.  Our previous episode on consent for more details on how we talk about this with young people. More information about fpv go to fpv.org.au. 

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