Technology, safety & reporting options
For Family & Friends, Female Survivors, Male Survivors, Students, Teachers, Workers, Young People
This information booklet was originally created in 2011 to assist CASA Counsellor/Advocates when talking with clients about internet based sexual assault and harassment. It was written by SECASA in collaboration with members of Victoria Police Sexual Crimes Squad, now Sexual Taskforce Astraea. In 2012 it was modified for release to the general public. The 2nd edition was published in 2015 in response to changes in Victorian legislation.
This booklet examines if which real world laws still apply in cyberspace.It contains general information about how to report, evidence Do’s and Don’ts and practical information on topics such as what happens when the police take your computer or phone for forensic examination.It also covers sexual harassment via various ICT devices including telephone communications, email communications, social networks, chat, online dating and virtual worlds or online games.There is also a list of the relevant legislation.