ACT government to change name of 'sexual relationship with a child' crime

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
February 8 2022 - 6:00pm
Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury will introduce proposed family violence reforms on Thursday. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The ACT government will change the name of the crime "sexual relationship with a child" to "persistent sexual abuse of a child or young person under special care", following advocacy from Grace Tame.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

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