NT Police investigating alleged sexual assault of child in remote community

NT Police investigating alleged sexual assault of child in remote community

Updated March 26, 2018 22:46:05 Police are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a child in a remote Northern Territory community, about 170 kilometres south-east of Tennant Creek. NT Police said a youth was in custody and assisting police with their enquiries. No-one else is being sought in relation to …

Government to establish national centre for fighting child exploitation

Government to establish national centre for fighting child exploitation

Posted March 25, 2018 10:58:17 Photo: The Commonwealth estimates the new hub will save about 200 abuse victims each year. (AAP: Joe Castro) Child sex offenders are being put on notice by the Turnbull Government, as it commits nearly $70 million to the fight against paedophiles. A national centre dedicated …

Calls for more kinship-based child protection policies, as NT and NSW Indigenous grandmothers meet

Calls for more kinship-based child protection policies, as NT and NSW Indigenous grandmothers meet

Posted March 21, 2018 18:12:34 Photo: Alice Springs grandmother and former welfare worker Christine Kngwarraye Palmer. (ABC News: Declan Gooch) Indigenous grandmothers say child protection policies must strike a better balance between keeping children safe and allowing them to stay with their families. Grandmothers Against Removals (GAR) was founded in …

Bitcoin’s blockchain contains child abuse images, meaning the cryptocurrency’s possession could be ‘illegal’

Bitcoin’s blockchain contains child abuse images, meaning the cryptocurrency’s possession could be ‘illegal’

Posted March 21, 2018 15:39:43 Photo: German researchers have found the bitcoin blockchain unlocks more than users are aware of. (Reuters: Dado Ruvic) The multi-billion-dollar markets behind cryptocurrencies are in jeopardy after child abuse images were found in bitcoin’s blockchain. Key points: The blockchain is essentially an unchangeable public ledger …