Laws of age dating consent
But a picture is only child pornography if it is offensive to the average person.
That’s why a picture of a naked baby in a bath generally isn’t child pornography, but a picture of a naked teenager in a bed could be in some circumstances.
When you use the internet or a mobile phone, the national law of Australia also applies, even though you are in NSW.
This national law bans sexting for anyone under 18.
But NSW state law is not the only law that applies.
Ms Reiss, who grew up in a Orthodox Jewish family, was forced into marrying an older man at the age of 19 whom she barely knew.
She attended college after 12 years and filed for divorce upon graduation.
When sexting involves someone under 18, it can be ‘child pornography’ or an ‘indecent act’.
Child pornography is a picture of a young person who is: Child pornography can include real pictures, photo-shopped pictures, videos and cartoons.
“Overwhelmingly, these are minor girls marrying adult men, and often there’s a significant difference in their ages.