International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children Australia Ltd

9 November 2023

November 9, 2023

Australian news and a big announcement from the Tech Coalition:

  1. A new prevention initiative by the ACCCE together with Kids Helpline Meta and Thorn – a great one to share with your wider network, especially those with older children – https://www.afp.gov.au/news-centre/media-release/new-initiative-increase-sextortion-support-young-people
  2. The Tech Coalition has just announced Lantern, a “cross-platform signal sharing program” – first participants include Google, Meta, Roblox, Snap and more – https://www.technologycoalition.org/newsroom/announcing-lantern
  3. 1 in 3 South Australian children come in contact with the child protection system by the age of 18 – insights and recommendations from the recent child protection forum held in SA – https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-11-08/increase-in-suspected-child-abuse-reports-in-sa/103079266

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