Flashing is against the law.
2 penalty units; or in aggravated circumstances (e.g. deliberately flashing to offend someone) 40 penalty units or 1 year jail.
Sexual harassment is unwelcome sexual attention directed towards another person such as unwanted touching, dirty jokes or requests for sex. It is illegal. More information is available at www.adcq.qld.gov.au.
It is illegal to film or photograph people having sex without their consent. Loading such material onto the internet can also lead to criminal charges.
Maximum penalty for recording private acts without consent:
2 years jail.
Sexual assault is an offence.
Maximum penalty for sexual assault:
10 years jail and up to life imprisonment for particularly serious cases.
Rape can include any level of penetration of another person’s genitals by any part of your body or any object without their consent.
Consent means consent given freely and voluntarily by a person with the understanding and capacity to give that consent.
There have been cases where rape charges have been laid after one of the parties was found to have been too drunk to consent.
for attempted rape: 14 years jail