Category Archives: About Sex Work

Sex Work & Violence

On Sunday night, the 17th of February, I got a distressed call from a young sex worker in Cairns.  For the purpose of this Blog her name shall be Gemma. Gemma had taken an enquiry from a man calling himself … Continue reading

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Legal Sex Working in New Zealand – Since Decriminalisation

I began sex working in New Zealand in May of 2006.  I didn’t really know a lot about the sex industry up until this point, other than what I had seen and heard by non-sex workers and the media.  Needless … Continue reading

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In a Nutshell – Sex Work and the Law

In Queensland, Australia, private independent sex workers may operate as a sole trader and practice lawful sexual activity from their place of residence or a motel, as long as they adhere to the Prostitution Act 1999,  Criminal Code [Chapter 22A … Continue reading

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Australian Prostitution Law Reform

Australian prostitution law reform has a long way to go before it parallel’s New Zealand’s Prostitution Reform Act 2003.  New Zealand prostitution laws are now some of the most liberal in the world (1).  The most significant problem area’s, in … Continue reading

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