DecrimQLD, Respect Inc and Scarlet Alliance welcome the introduction of the Criminal Code (Decriminalising Sex Work) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2024 today. We congratulate the Miles Government and Attorney-General Hon. Yvette D’Ath for progressing this essential reform.
Scarlet Alliance, Australian Sex Workers Association, rejects calls to ban new strip clubs from opening and the suggestion that strip clubs are responsible gender inequality and disrespect of women.
Stakeholders call for more transparency in the development of immigration policy, clearer visa pathways for migrant workers, and improved access to justice for those who are exploited, impacted by modern slavery or in trafficking-like situations.
Sex workers in countries where this has been implemented say it has negatively changed the power dynamic in commercial sexual transactions.
On Wednesday, the 30th of August, a Bill (Summary Offences (Prostitution Law Reform) Amendment Bill 2023) was introduced to South Australian parliament by the Honourable Nicola Centofanti, MLC (Lib). This Bill seeks to shift criminalisation from the sex industry...
At least thirteen workplaces were targeted by Border Force and one raid included armed police.
Last week media reported the release of a man who has been granted parole after serving two and a half years for the manslaughter of Jingai Zhang, and the sentencing of a man for a 10-year prison term with a non-parole period of 6 years and 9 months for the...
During the Scarlet Alliance annual National Forum November 2022, AMSWAG facilitated a panel presentation and further discussion highlighting the current key issues for Asian migrant workers across unceded Australia.
This move by Scarlet Blue is a continuation of generalised discrimination by advertising platforms and payment processors against sex workers and sex industry businesses.
Recommendation to barr migrant sex work in Australia sparks fresh fears for rights of migrant workers.