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Sydney man charged with procuring child for sexual activity

Image by succo from Pixabay From Mirage News, A 37-year-old Sydney man is expected to appear at Burwood Local Court today (16 November 2021) to face child abuse-related charges following an Australian Federal Police operation. The man came to police attention earlier this month when the Australian Federal Police-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) received a report from a member of the public regarding an adult male communicating online with a child. Investigators from AFP Eastern Command Child Protection Operations reviewed the communications and identified offences relating to transmitting indecent communications to a person under 16 years of age and procuring a person under 16 years for sexual activity. A search warrant was executed at the man’s home...

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Sydney man sentenced to three years’ jail for multiple child abuse-related offences

Reported in Mirage News, 10th October 2021 A 46-year-old Western Sydney man has been sentenced to three years’ jail after being charged by the Australian Federal Police for accessing, possessing and transmitting child abuse material. The man was sentenced at Parramatta District Court today (8 October 2021) after pleading guilty on 25 June (2021) to three child abuse-related charges: Possessing or controlling child abuse material obtained or accessed using a carriage service, contrary to section 474.22A of the Criminal Code (Cth); Transmitting child pornography material using a carriage service, contrary to section 474.19(1) of the Criminal Code (Cth); and Accessing child abuse material using a carriage service, contrary to section 474.22(1) of the Criminal Code (Cth). Another two charges laid...

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Healing from an Abusive Relationship

The healing process isn’t linear, but the suggestions below are ways to find relief and support along the way.Create a safety plan Safety planning can give you a sense of control and protection. You can add responses for different circumstances, such as seeing your ex in public, at your workplace or if they contact you on social media. Make your safety and security a priority post-breakup, so you can focus on yourself and your healing journey.Set boundaries Boundaries after the relationship are just as important as during it. Make sure you and your ex are on the same page in terms of communication and behaviour. And, if you aren’t — and you very well may not be — remember that your...

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