The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) supports the Criminal Code Amendment (Deepfake Sexual Material) Bill 2024, announced by Federal Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus KC.

AFPA President Alex Caruana said the new laws would focus on digitally created and altered explicit material shared via a carriage service without consent.

“With the rapid advancements in artificial intelligence and technology in general, legislation and laws often struggle to keep pace with the novel crime(s) that appear as a result.

“The Attorney-General is 100 per cent correct when he characterises the creation of this kind of material as ‘insidious and degrading’, with victims left feeling ‘humiliated and dehumanised’.

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