Question: What are the dating laws in Australia?

Although the legal age of consent throughout Australia is either 16 or 17 years of age, legislation in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, the Northern Territory, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia makes it an offence for a person in a supervisory role to have sexual interactions with a ...

Can an 18 year old date a 15 year old Australia?

The law criminalises people who have sex with under-16-year-olds. So, if an 18-year-old is having consensual sex with a 15-year-old, the 18-year-old is guilty of an offence and the 15-year-old is the victim.

Can a 16 year old sleep with a 27 year old?

It wouldnt be illegal for someone whos 16 to have a relationship with someone who is 30 - unless that person is their teacher or in a position of authority. - feel equal, safe and trust one another. Its also important to feel comfortable telling family and friends about the relationship.

Is a 16 year old dating a 27 year old legal?

The answer is yes; however, because the 16 year old is still a minor, if she is doing things she should not be doing he could be charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Can a 28 year old date a 17 year old?

1 attorney answer The age of consent is 16. A 28 year old can date a 17 year old.

Contact us

Find us at the office

Beitzel- Laughinghouse street no. 56, 47366 St. Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Give us a ring

Sadiq Strubeck
+18 979 118 297
Mon - Fri, 9:00-15:00

Say hello