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On 𝗡𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗲𝗿 22nd 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮, 𝘀𝗲𝘅 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗡𝗼𝗿𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗻 𝗧𝗲𝗿𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗔𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗹𝗶𝗮 𝗰𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗯𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗔𝗻𝘁𝗶-𝗗𝗶𝘀𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝗺𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗕𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗡𝗧 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗹𝗶𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁. 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲𝘀 𝗡𝗧 𝗮𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘃𝗶𝗱𝗲 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗶𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗶-𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 ‘𝘀𝗲𝘅 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸’ 𝗮𝗻𝗱 ‘𝘀𝗲𝘅 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗲𝗿’, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝗱𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗳𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗰𝘂𝗿𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗽𝗮𝘀𝘁 𝘀𝗲𝘅 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸. 𝗘𝘅𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗰𝗶𝘁𝗹𝘆 𝗻𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘀𝗲 𝗮𝘁𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗯𝘂𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝗿𝗲𝗰𝗼𝗴𝗻𝗶𝘀𝗲𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘂𝗻𝗶𝗾𝘂𝗲 𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗴𝗺𝗮 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘄𝗲 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝘀 𝘀𝗲𝘅 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗲𝗿𝘀, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗱𝗶𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗹𝘆 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝗻 𝗼𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝘆𝗽𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸, 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻 𝘄𝗵𝗲𝗻 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗶𝘀 𝗱𝗲𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗲𝗱. link

Bill to decriminalize sex work passes in Victorian Parliament- February 10th, 2022

SEX WORK LAW REFORM VICTORIA 2022

Victoria plans to decriminalize all sex work within two years. Here’s what that means January 3rd, 2022

New workplace sexual harassment laws passed – (some) Respect@Work recommendations become law- September 8th, 2021

Queensland sex workers forced underground by ‘draconian’ laws amid ‘predatory’ police targeting, advocates say. Feb 2021

Understanding the legality of sex work,  May 29th, 2020

Why it is “reasonable and necessary” for the NDIS to support people’s sex lives- May 20th, 2020

Off the streets and on the net’: solicitation charges dwindle as sex workers shift online- November 30th, 2019

NT decriminalizes sex work as Attorney-General Natasha Fyles pushes through change November 26th, 2019

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN (LASH) STUDY LAW AND SEX WORKER HEALTH A SUMMARY REPORT TO THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Canberra brothel operator allegedly had sex workers ‘train’ by performing sex acts with him- October 14th, 2019

Sex work decriminalization bill passes Upper House of SA Parliament June 23rd,2019

Kate Iselin: What does it mean to be a sex worker in a decriminalized state?-  November 17th, 2018

ACT government does not back anti-trafficking signs for brothels- July 28th, 2018

Australian sex workers struggling to survive after the US bans online advertising. June 6th, 2018

Sweeping changes proposed for ‘restrictive’ sex work lawsMay 12th, 2018

It has been 23 years since New South Wales decriminalized sex work. How much has changed for sex workers? 

VICTORIAN LIBERALS PASS MOTION 18 IN SUPPORT OF NORDIC MODEL- April 2018

“How I Learnt to Stop Worrying and Not Love H.R. 1865: Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017”

Why do massage parlors offer sex services when brothels are illegal in the NT?– March 2018

Sex and the sisterhood: how prostitution worked for women in 19th-century Melbourne- Feb 13th,2018

We need to talk about sexual health: Australias’ STI scorecard- Nov 6th, 2017

The Law Society of South Australia has voiced its support for a bill to decriminalise sex work in the state. By: Tom Lodewyke June 2st,  2017

International Whores Day to be marked in Sydney June 1st,  2017

Push to decriminalise sex work in South Australia one step closer as bill goes to Legislative Council BY RUBY JONES  May 30th,  2017

SWAN releases a video and a guide on Engaging with Global Fund Processes By EKATERINA on Mar 15th, 2017

Decriminalization of sex work: the evidence is in -March 2015

It gets very intimate for me’: Discursive boundaries of pleasure and performance in sex work by Elizabeth Megan Smith Nov 23rd,  2015

REPORT: Stepping up to the evidence on HIV and Sex Work: Decriminalise Sex Work Now! Sex Workers at AIDS 2014

Decriminalisation of Sex Work – The Evidence Is In (HIV Australia)

Three sex workers stage protest at Festival of Dangerous Ideas– Aug 31st, 2014