The objectives of the VGT are:
- to make the Internet a safer place;
- to identify, locate and help children at risk; and
- to hold perpetrators appropriately to account.
The VGT is made up of the Australian Federal Police, the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre in the UK, the Italian Postal and Communication Police Service, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the US Department of Homeland Security, Interpol, the Ministry of Interior for the United Arab Emirates and New Zealand Police. Assistant Commissioner Neil Gaughan, National Manager of the AFP High Tech Crime Operations, is the Chair of the VGT.
The VGT delivers low-cost, high impact initiatives that prevent and deter pedophiles from exploiting children online.
This section contains frequently asked questions and links to other International resources.
This section provides information on how to report inappropriate or illegal activity with or towards a child online.