For more information about the legislation concerning these issues, see the report (Quadara, Nagy, Higgins, & Siegel, 2015).Age of consent laws are designed to protect children and young people from sexual exploitation and abuse.When an adult engages in sexual behaviour with someone below the age of consent, they are committing a criminal offence (child sexual abuse).Age of consent laws cannot be considered in isolation to other legislation concerning issues such as sexual assault and child sexual abuse.In a bid to shake him to his senses, and perhaps enjoy some quality time with his old man, his gentle son Will Forte agrees to drive him there, the trip taking in family members, old watering holes and Dern's childhood home.
If you believe a child is in immediate danger call Police on 000. Information is current up to the date of publication.
If you are a young person seeking advice on sexual relations please refer to some of the following websites: Age of consent laws attempt to strike a balance between protecting children and young people from exploitation and other harms, and preserving their right to privacy and healthy sexual development.
Young people at the age of consent are viewed by law to have general sexual competence to enforce personal boundaries and negotiate the risks involved in sexual activities.
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