Useful links

Sex Worker Organisations

Scarlet Alliance (Australian Sex Worker Association)

New Zealand Sex Workers’ Collective

Law Reform

Victorian Law Reform Commission

Liberty Victoria

Politics

Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC)

Government

Business Licensing Authority
(Victorian government agency that regulates and licenses sex work)

Victorian Parliament
(has the power to reform Victoria’s sex work laws)

 

 

 

 

Last updated: 18 March 2019

Courts

Magistrates’ Court of Victoria
(sex work offences heard here)

Sentencing Advisory Council
(Court outcome statistics for street sex work offences)

Tribunal

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)

(Tribunal where brothels can contest licensing and council planning decisions)

Police

Sex Industry Coordination Unit (SICU), Victoria Police

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) deal with human trafficking in all industries.

Sex Industry Business Owners and Managers

EROS
(Australian association representing, among others, brothel and escort agency owners)

International

Amnesty International
(endorses the full decriminalisation of sex work)

The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP)