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Sex Work

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A is someone who is paid for and sexual activities.

It is their job. 

It is not a relationship.

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Not all sex workers provide all sexual activities. Sex workers get to decide what services they provide. You might see a sex worker in person or they might provide online services such as sexy video chat.

Sex work is a legally recognised occupation in Australia.

Every state and territory has their own laws about sex work.

Important information

1

All people must give consent to .

2

All people have the right to say “no” to anything they do not like or want at any time during the sexual activities.

3

All people must be treated with respect.

You should see a sex worker in a private place.

To see a sex worker, both people usually need to be over 18 years of age.

You may also need to be using protection like condoms or dams.

If you would like more information on sex work in Australia, you can visit the Scarlet Alliance website scarletalliance.org.au

If you would like more information on accessing disability friendly sex workers, see the Touching Base website touchingbase.org

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Page last updated: June 11, 2024