• New ACCCE research

    Understanding online child sexual exploitation awareness, perceptions, attitudes and preventative behaviours

    Read the report

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

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