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Sext files closed? Proposed decriminalising for ‘harmless’ texts

Sext files closed? Proposed decriminalising for ‘harmless’ texts

After a parliamentary inquiry, a committee has proposed descriminalising sexting in Victoria. Young people caught on the Sex Offenders Register could now be delisted.

The Sext Files: acting Privacy Commissioner speaks out

The Sext Files: acting Privacy Commissioner speaks out

Victoria’s acting Privacy Commissioner is concerned about the prosecution of young people for sexting. Swinburne University student Antoinette Cunningham looks at his concerns.

The Sext Files: do girls get the blame when sexting goes wrong?

The Sext Files: do girls get the blame when sexting goes wrong?

Lawyers warn against draconian punishment of young people who sext. Swinburne University student Laura Davies hears what the beaks have to say.

The Sext Files: people should be at liberty to sext, says Liberty Victoria

The Sext Files: people should be at liberty to sext, says Liberty Victoria

There's a case for allowing people the freedom to sext, if they want to. Swinburne University student Stefan Bradley talks to libertarians.

The Sext Files: kids as young as eight try out sexting

The Sext Files: kids as young as eight try out sexting

A South Australian academic warns that young children are sexting. Swinburne University student Laura Jaquest investigates.

The Sext Files: youthful embarrassment can end careers

The Sext Files: youthful embarrassment can end careers

It's not all about legal consequences when young people's sexting falls foul of public expectations, writes Swinburne University student Jarrah Gerstle.

The Sext Files: Victoria’s lewd text laws breach UN human rights obligations

The Sext Files: Victoria’s lewd text laws breach UN human rights obligations

Young sexting offenders should, in theory, be protected from Victoria's harsh anti-sexting laws under UN conventions, according to human rights groups. Swinburne University student Raphael Teazis asked the experts.

The Sext Files: teenagers seek shelter from anti-porn laws

The Sext Files: teenagers seek shelter from anti-porn laws

Teenagers feel victimised by the anti-sexting laws that were designed for their protection. Now they're speaking out to Swinburne University student Eloise Manion.

The Sext Files: how explicit videos turn teachers into cops

The Sext Files: how explicit videos turn teachers into cops

Sexting is criminalising a part of young people's new sexual awakening, but this role, often left to schools is being blurred with the courts. Swinburne University student Daniel Geikowski looks at youth workers' concerns.

The Sext Files: Can young people consent to explicit videos?

The Sext Files: Can young people consent to explicit videos?

In the Macedon Ranges, the local response to young people sexting as been to seek clarity and education, writes Swinburne University student Sandra Di Francesco.