Decriminalisation News

21 June 2019

South Australian sex worker and academic Roxana Diamond writes about police corruption, her research and the details of the South Australian sex work decriminalisation bill

The Conversation Online Article

20 June 2019

South Australia’s Upper House passes sex work decriminalisation with minimal amendments

ABC News Article

10 June 2019

‘New York State in the USA reveals a sex work decriminalisation bill’

The New Republic Article

3 June 2019

‘Mexico City gives green light to decriminalise sex work.’

Reuters Article

2 April 2019

‘Northern Territory becomes latest jurisdiction to consider sex worker law reform’ ABC Radio show ‘PM’ 

30 March 2019

Northern Territory releases a Discussion Paper critical of Victoria’s sex work licensing laws and calls on the Northern Territory Attorney General to consider a form of sex work decriminalisation

Download NT’s Discussion Paper

28 March 2019

Prominent sex worker’s rights activists Dame Catherine Healy and Julie Bates AO visit the South Australian Parliament calling for sex work decriminalisation.

Read ABC News Story

23 March 2019

LGBTI organisations from across the world call for the decriminalisation of sex work

ILGA Statement

11 December 2018

The Victorian Electoral Commission confirmed that Reason Party candidate, Fiona Patten, retained her Upper House seat in the Victorian Parliament. Fiona Patten is a long term campaigner for sex workers’ rights.