Media Release

Reporting on child sexual abuse - Attorney General releases guidelines for media

8 August 2023

In July 2023 the Federal Attorney General, the Hon Mark Dreyfus KC MP released a series of guides that support responsible reporting on child sexual abuse and empower victims and survivors who are engaging with media. 

The media release can be viewed online here and notes that the media has an important role to play in breaking the silence on child sexual abuse.

A copy of the guides can be accessed from the National Office for Child Safety, link below.  We will also keep this article on our website for easy reference. 

Reporting on child sexual abuse – guidance for media and victims and survivors | National Office for Child Safety