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25.33 Offences against children are commonly expressed in terms of the age of the victim.
The Commissions also asked questions about sexual offences against children and young people, including with respect to the availability and content of defences involving similarity in age, and honest and reasonable belief as to age of consent of 16 may well be out of touch with the sexual habits of many teenagers below this age and a fixed age of consent means that many teenagers engaging in consensual sex are committing a criminal offence. 25.44 Legal service providers in the Northern Territory, including the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency and the Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission (NTLAC), expressed particular concern about the prosecution of non-exploitative consensual (but under-age) teenage sexual behaviour following the Northern Territory Emergency Response and in light of mandatory sentencing provisions for sexual sexual contact with a child under 16, even consensual contact, is an offence, even where both parties are under 16.Northern Territory: Criminal Code (NT) s 127 under the age of 16 years.Ibid s 61N(1); Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) s 47; Criminal Code (Qld) s 210—indecent treatment of a child under the age of 16 years; Criminal Code (WA) s 320(4)—indecently dealing with a child under the age of 13, s 321(4)—indecently dealing with a child aged 13 to 16; Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 (SA) s 58—acts of gross indecency; Criminal Code (Tas) s 125B; Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s 61; Criminal Code (NT) s 127—gross indecency, s 132—indecent dealing with a child. See also: Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) s 58; Criminal Code (Qld) s 217—procuring child for carnal knowledge; Criminal Code (Qld) s 218A—using the internet to procure children; Criminal Code (WA) ss 320(3), 320(5), 321(3), 321(5); Criminal Code (Tas) ss 125C–125D; Criminal Code (NT) s 131.Western Australia also has an offence of using electronic communication to procure or expose a child to indecent material: Criminal Code (WA) s 204B.Similarity in age in ‘boyfriend/girlfriend’ cases of sexual assault is also dealt with in prosecutorial guidelines in some jurisdictions.