QLD govt site has another crack at it

According to a Commission spokesperson, an interim site -with no links to outside websites- was posted to the Web last Wednesday.

The Commission was forced to remove its previous site from the Web in May, when some links were found to lead visitors from that website to external sites containing inappropriate content.

It is believed the links connected the Commission website to sites with information about drug use, pornography and cocaine recipes. One cartoon linked to the site was said to have depicted children in nappies talking of oral sex, prostitution and a brutal murder of a policeman by a child with a gun and a child with a knife.

The Commission spokesperson said a new site (www.childcomm.qld.gov.au) would be fully functional in September, when some laws surrounding child sexual abuse were expected to be amended.

They said the previous site provided links to a broader range of information related to children's issues. The Commission was yet to determine whether the new site would contain links to external sites, and which additional security measures, if any, would be taken, the spokesperson said.

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