Community Forum: Sex Work Decriminalisation (free online event)

Thorne Harbour Health, July 2020

A review into the decriminalisation of sex work in Victoria is currently underway. Join us to learn about sex work decriminalisation from an expert panel including representatives of the Scarlet Alliance, Sex Industry Network, Vixen Collective, SWOP NT and Respect QLD.

The event will feature presentations on the current regulatory framework in different Australian jurisdictions and the lived experiences of sex workers under the criminalised model, followed by a panel discussion covering issues such as licensing, mandatory STI testing, and recent reform efforts.

Forum date & time: Wed, 29 July 2020 at 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM ACST

Sex workers concerned by impact of possible new legislation in NSW

news.com.au, November 8, 2015 3:35pm

FLEUR* is worried. Worried she will be blackmailed into sex, worried she will be forced underground, most of all, worried the police will turn from her protector to her persecutor.

Her worries have risen due to a recent NSW inquiry into the regulation of brothels which is due to hand down its recommendations next week. Currently the state is one of the few places worldwide where sex work is completely decriminalised.

Read more here