Submissions

Inquiry into the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Lowering the Donation Disclosure Threshold) Bill 2019

The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters in the Federal Parliament called for submissions on a bill which sought to increase transparency around political donations by decreasing the donation disclosure threshold for political donations. Given that some banks with the means to make considerable financial donations to political parties are the same organisations discriminating against sex workers and sex industry businesses, we supported the bill in its aim to increase transparency of political donations. 

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Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria

Our submission argued that sex workers’ housing is rendered insecure by structural factors resulting from the interaction of rental laws, outdated sex work laws and anti-discrimination laws. 

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Inquiry into the Sex Industry Bill 2019 (NT)

Sex Work Law Reform Victoria makes a submission to the 2019 Northern Territory Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee in relation to the Sex Industry Bill 2019 (NT). We recommended amendments to make the Bill in line with the principles of the full decriminalisation of sex work

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Inquiry Into Sustainable Employment for Disadvantaged Jobseekers

In 2019 the Victorian Economy and Infrastructure Committee sought submissions as part of its inquiry into the social and economic benefits of seeking to place disadvantaged jobseekers into sustainable employment.

Sex Work Law Reform Victoria’s Submission (see submission #38)

https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/eic-la/article/4181

Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

In 2019 the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System sought submissions from organisations about ways to improve Victoria’s mental health system. 

Sex Work Law Reform Victoria’s Submission (submission #SUB.0002.0028.0381)

https://s3.ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/hdp.au.prod.app.vic-rcvmhs.files/5015/6617/2526/Sex_Work_Law_Reform_Victoria.pdf

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Last updated: 29 March 2020