About child sexual abuse
Information to support adults to learn what child sexual abuse is, how it occurs, and how to protect children and young people.
All adults have a responsibility to protect children and young people. Understanding what child sexual abuse is, how it occurs, and how to create safe environments for children and young people is an important step in preventing it.
Explore the pages below to find the information and resources you need to learn more about child sexual abuse.
Information about what child sexual abuse is, including dispelling common myths and misconceptions.
Key statistics which demonstrate the prevalence and impact of child sexual abuse in Australia.
Examples of signs and indicators that children and young people may display if they have experienced child sexual abuse.
Information on what grooming is, as well as practical guidance on how to prevent grooming and how to report it.
Guidance for how to support victims and survivors disclosing child sexual abuse.