The age of consent is the age at which the law says a person can agree to sexual activity. If you are 16 years old and above, you can legally have sex (or do another sexual activity) with another person who is 16 years or older as long as you both agree to it.
Can you date a 16 year old when your 20?
No, its not against the law for a 20 year old to DATE a 16 year old. The definition of date means to go out together to a movie or to dinner or dance. It does not mean having sex regular or oral.
Can a 16 year old date a 20 year old Qld?
If youre 16 or older, you can have sex with another person anyone else who is 16 or over without breaking the law—if you both agree, and are both capable of consenting—unless you are related to them or under their care. This also applies to same-sex couples.
What year is a 16 year old in Australia?
High School / Senior CollegeAgeNew ZealandAustralia14 – 15Year 10Middle School, Secondary School15 – 16Year 11Middle School, Secondary School16 – 17Year 12Year 1117 – 18Year 13Year 121 more row
Can I move out at 16 Australia?
There is no legal age for when you can leave home. However if you are under 18 years of age and there is a: Court Order which says who you must live with or. if you are on a Child Protection Order.
What rights do 16 year olds have in Australia?
When you are 16 you are allowed to:Get married or register a civil partnership with consent.Drive a moped or invalid carriage.You can consent to sexual activity with others aged 16 and over.Drink wine/beer with a meal if accompanied by someone over 18.Get a National Insurance number.Join a trade union.More items
Can I live by myself at 16?
In many areas, the age of majority is 16, which means you can move out on your own at that point. However, if the age of majority is over 16 where you live, you will likely need to be legally emancipated or get your parents permission before you move out.