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Go inside the world of those policing the ‘borderless crime’ of online child sexual exploitation. The series highlights the work of the AFP and the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation and will give you an understanding of what constitutes online child sexual exploitation, offer tips and advice on how to protect kids online, as well as how to identify and report offensive online behaviour.

Go inside the world of those policing the ‘borderless crime’ of online child sexual exploitation. The series highlights the work of the AFP and the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation and will give you an understanding of what constitutes online child sexual exploitation, offer tips and advice on how to protect kids online, as well as how to identify and report offensive online behaviour.

Location:

Australia

Description:

Go inside the world of those policing the ‘borderless crime’ of online child sexual exploitation. The series highlights the work of the AFP and the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation and will give you an understanding of what constitutes online child sexual exploitation, offer tips and advice on how to protect kids online, as well as how to identify and report offensive online behaviour.

Twitter:

@ACCCE_aus

Language:

English

Contact:

+61439913380


Episodes

Episode 2: Time To Talk

9/4/2021
Keeping our kids safe online is a whole-of-community issue and it's time we all started talking about it. In this episode, we provide you with some tools and expert advice to help you start having those uncomfortable conversations. We break down some of the myths around online child sexual exploitation, how easily it can happen, and look at the role teachers and educators have in protecting children. The more chances we have to talk about online child sexual exploitation, the more chances we...

Duration:00:40:22

Episode 1: See Say Do

9/4/2021
Delivering a safer future for our kids means being more aware of what they’re seeing, saying and doing online. The 'See Say Do' approach is central to the thinking behind ThinkUKnow - Australia’s only national law enforcement-led education program dedicated to producing resources for parents, carers and teachers to educate themselves about technology and its connection to online child sexual exploitation. In this episode, you'll learn more about ThinkUKnow and how it can help you understand...

Duration:00:39:28

Closing The Net - Season 2 Trailer

9/2/2021
Online child sexual exploitation is an uncomfortable topic to talk about. But if we don’t talk about it, how can we hope to protect our kids when they’re online? In Season 2 of ‘Closing The Net’, we break down some myths surrounding online child sexual exploitation and just how easily it can happen. Across 2 critical episodes, we talk to experts in the field of child protection who provide valuable tips and advice on how to have conversations around online safety. Because the more we talk...

Duration:00:01:53

Episode 9: The Borderless Crime

6/21/2021
Bringing an end to online child exploitation requires a collaborative international response and Australia is leading the charge. The internet enables us to connect with each other from anywhere in the world but it also enables online child sex offenders to connect anonymously with each other, providing a challenge like no other crime type. Evolving technology and a relentless collaborative effort to stamp these offenders out, has set us on a path to end the borderless crime of online child...

Duration:00:36:45

Episode 10: Target Zero

6/21/2021
Australia’s law enforcement agencies are working tirelessly to stay one step ahead of online offenders and ultimately wipe them out. With informed and dedicated leadership meeting world class expertise, the global effort to end online child exploitation is fuelled by the belief that there is an achievable end game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:37:54

Episode 8: The Good Fight

6/21/2021
If a child discloses online abuse to you, how should you support them and where should you go to report the abuse? The ACCCE and Australia's eSafety Commissioner both process reports that relate to online child sexual exploitation. Find out how they operate, what their challenges are, how to report effectively, and the process that sees a report turn into law enforcement action. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:13

Episode 7: Prevent, Prepare, Pursue and Protect

6/21/2021
Go inside the ACCCE with those who work tirelessly to protect children from harm and bring child sex offenders to justice. With the help of world leading personnel and capabilities, the ACCCE houses teams to triage reports, identify victims, build and enhance technology, inform prevention initiatives, and infiltrate offender networks online. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:54

Episode 6: Knowledge Is Power

6/21/2021
Knowing more about technology and about what is and isn’t appropriate online is critical to protecting our kids online. Research suggests there's a vast amount of work to be done to educate parents and carers around keeping our kids safe online and knowing where to go to make a report if something doesn't feel right. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:36:45

Episode 5: Turning Grief Into Hope

6/21/2021
Some families are torn apart by the death of a child. Others are galvanized by it and turn their grief into hope for others. Hear from some of Australia’s most courageous people whose lives have been forever changed by the actions of a child sex offender and how they've dedicated their lives to working and campaigning for the protection of all children. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:46

Episode 4: Offensive Behaviour

6/21/2021
What motivates an online child sex offender and how can law enforcement use that information to help protect our kids? Forensic psychologists provide a critical element in the fight against online child sex offenders, offering understanding behind their actions in order to deter and prevent such crimes in the future. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:30

Episode 3: I'm Just A Kid

6/21/2021
Not all online child sex offenders are adults. Sexual exploitation by peers and image-based abuse are rife within many of the platforms and apps kids use every day. Kids today don't differentiate between ‘the online world’ and ‘the real world’, so how can parents and carers help kids navigate the challenges they will invariably face? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:36:10

Episode 2: What You Don't Know May Hurt You

6/21/2021
It’s now easier than ever for our children and young people to receive inappropriate contact via online devices, apps and games. Busting myths and stereotypes around this crime type is key to driving greater community awareness. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:36:18

Episode 1: Hiding In Plain Sight

6/21/2021
Stopping online child sex offenders and protecting children from harm is what drives the women and men of the ACCCE. The world’s best child protection minds explain what online child sexual exploitation means, how offenders go to great lengths to hide their identity, and why educating the community about this crime type is a critical step towards its eradication. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:29

Introduction

6/21/2021
The sexual abuse of a child is extremely confronting and something many of us find difficult to talk about. But the more we talk about it, the more chance we have of eradicating this horrendous crime type. The Hon Karen Andrews MP - Minister for Home Affairs in the Australian Federal Government - implores you to take the time to listen and share this new 10-part podcast series that will take you inside the world of those policing the borderless crime of online child sexual exploitation;...

Duration:00:02:22

Closing The Net - Trailer

6/17/2021
A unique 10-part series that explores the world of those policing the borderless crime of online child sexual exploitation, their fight to bring offenders to justice and protect children from harm. The series is a first for the Australian Federal Police and highlights the work of the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation and features close to 60 interviews with child protection experts and law enforcement from across the world. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:02:03