Street-Based Sex Work Laws
Street-Based Sex Work
- All forms of street-based sex work are illegal in Victoria.
In the ‘Law’ column below, SWA refers to the Sex Work Act 1994 (Vic).
Street-Based Sex Work – What’s Legal?
WHAT YOU CAN’T DO
You can’t meet or talk to clients about prices or services in a public place
6 months’ jail or $4,130 fine
s 13(2) of SWA
You can’t talk to a client about prices and services in a church (or other place of worship), hospital or school
6 months’ jail or $9,913 fine
s13(1) of SWA
SWA = Sex Work Act 1994 (Vic)
Fines updated annually on 1 July
Last updated: 25 August 2019