On 2 December 2015 the Senate referred the following matter for inquiry and report by 1 December 2016.
Harm being done to Australian children through access to pornography on the Internet
The closing date for submissions is 10 March 2016.
About this inquiry
The harm being done to Australian children through access to pornography on the Internet including trends in children's consumption of pornography, the impact of this on the development of health and respectful relationships, harm minimisation methods used in other jurisdictions and possible measures to be implemented in Australia.
Question: Is your teenage son or daughter watching pornography online? Answer: Yes, almost certainly.
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Zoo Weekly has a long history of exploiting and objectifying women for the enjoyment of male readers. During this time, supermarket chains Coles and Woolworths have quietly profited from the sale of this unrestricted magazine in stores around the country. There are a lot of reasons why Coles and Woolworths should rethink the sale of Zoo Weekly, but we've narrowed it down to just 20, in no particular order.Read more
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