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There are services that can help you with how you’re feeling, safe sex, relationships, sexual abuse and the law.
We advised Maddy that she is under the general age of consent for sex in Victoria (there are multiple ages of consent in Victoria and they apply equally to straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual sex and to people of all genders).
Registered sex offenders are also prevented from engaging in child-related employment. If you are thinking about having sex, you need to be aware of the risks that are involved which include getting a sexually transmissible infection (STI) like chlamydia and blood borne viruses like HIV. For information about how you can protect yourself against the risks of unsafe sex, contact Family Planning Victoria or visit their website (see contacts below).
All the services below are free for young people and the 1800 numbers operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Sexual assault, indecent assault, STIs, and unwanted pregnancy are all serious business.
So, as a young person, before you have sex, ask yourself - are you ready for sex?
Check out Reach Out's fact sheet for some questions that you should think about.
They are also required to report the names and ages of children with whom they live or have regular contact. If you feel pressured to have sex, or if you’re not sure, you can say no. If they physically try to have sex with you without your , they may be committing a crime.The age of consent is the age at which the law says you can agree (consent) to have sex.If you are under the age of consent, the law says that you cannot legally agree to have sex.: All adults who have committed a sex crime involving a child are automatically included in a register of sex offenders.Child sex offenders under the age of 18 years may also be included in the register by a court order.