Dale Tolliday, a clinical advisor to the public service New Street, wants more clinics to stop children sexually abusing children. Photo: James Brickwood

It is not a problem that comes up in dinner party conversation. Authorities do not properly track it. Parents often dismiss it as “doctors and nurses” games.

But the statistics are confronting.

Children commit up to half of all child sexual abuse, experts estimate. Half of that involves one sibling molesting another. More than 800 children are reported in NSW each year for causing serious sexual harm to other children. And much abuse goes unreported.


Source: Child Sexual Abuse By Children Demands More Clinics, NSW Health Worker Says