• Staying safe online during COVID-19

    The protection of children remains a priority for law enforcement, new resources are available to support families.

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The Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) provides a consistent, holistic and coordinated response to counter the online exploitation of children in Australia.

The ACCCE is built on four pillars (4Ps) to Prevent, Prepare, Pursue and Protect children against online exploitation.


  • Collaborate to prevent exploitation
  • Foster industry and community participation
  • Research, educate and understand


  • Become Future Ready
  • Innovate and evolve capability
  • Early intervention from exploitation


  • Identify victims and remove from harm
  • Investigate and prosecute offenders
  • Disrupt and dismantle exploitative networks
  • Coordinate responses to threats
  • Seize criminal assets


  • Team up with industry to protect children from exploitation
  • Help to protect victims from further abuse
  • Protect the wellbeing of members

Latest news [view all]

Darwin man charged with child exploitation offences

Thu 30-04-2020

A 28-year-old man is scheduled to appear in Darwin Local Court after the Northern Territory Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (NT JACET) charged him with the alleged possession of child...

Law enforcement warn about continued online child sexual exploitation threat throughout COVID-19 pandemic

Tue 28-04-2020

The protection of children remains a high priority for the Australian Federal Police (AFP), Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) and state and territory police Australia-wide, with new resources...

Hunter man charged with child abuse material offences

Thu 23-04-2020

A New South Wales man has been charged with several child exploitation offences following his arrest by Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers this morning.The 29-year-old man is due to face...