Govt to ban 'deepfake' porn, trial digital age assurance to counter violence

Miriam Webber
Dana Daniel
Updated May 2 2024 - 1:14pm, first published May 1 2024 - 10:11am

The federal government will introduce legislation to ban deepfake pornography, fund a pilot of digital age assurance technology and pursue "long overdue" classification reforms to counter violence against women, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says.

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Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

Public service and politics reporter

I report on the public service and politics for the Canberra Times. Reach me at

Dana Daniel

Dana Daniel

Senior Political Reporter

Dana Daniel is Senior Political Reporter for The Canberra Times. She investigates and writes about federal politics and government from the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery. Dana was previously a Federal Health Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age and has also been a Media Reporter at The Australian and Finance Editor at Contact her on

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