About this inquiry

The harm being done to Australian children through access to pornography on the Internet including trends in children's consumption of pornography, the impact of this on the development of health and respectful relationships, harm minimisation methods used in other jurisdictions and possible measures to be implemented in Australia.

Track Inquiry

Inquiry Status

Inquiry lapsed

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Harm being done to Australian children through access to pornography on the Internet

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On 2 December 2015 the Senate referred the following matter for inquiry and report by 1 December 2016

Harm being done to Australian children through access to pornography on the Internet

The closing date for submissions is 10 March 2016.

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Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
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Canberra ACT 2600

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