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Statement from Crime Stoppers Australia

Crime Stoppers Australia has become aware of online articles that incorrectly encourage victims of child sexual exploitation to make a report to Crime Stoppers International.

Anyone living in Australia who has been a victim of child sexual exploitation should always direct their report to police.

If you have a concern about the welfare of a child, you must contact police in your jurisdiction.

Victims are always encouraged to make a report to police.

  • In an emergency, dial 000.
  • If you need police assistance, call 131 444.
  • If you have any information about an unsolved crime or suspicious activity, anonymously make a report at or freecall 1800 333 000