Tag Archives: Respect Inc

Youth Justice (Boot Camp Orders) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

I am writing this submission for the Director of Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee who have been asked to report on the recent Youth Justice (Boot Camp Orders) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012 by the 22nd of November, 2012. As … Continue reading

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Safety in the BDSM Dungeon: Your Guide to Safer Kink

This article has been written for TRACKS Magazine and the Queensland Injectors Health Network (QuIHN). Safety in the BDSM (Bondage, Discipline, Sado-Masochism or Slave/Master) dungeon seems like a contradiction in terms really – considering the dungeon is where some people … Continue reading

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FIFO Inquiry Submission 2012

I am writing this submission in response to the current Inquiry by the House of Representatives, into the ‘fly-in, fly-out’ (FIFO) workforce practices in regional Australia. Current sensationalised media articles are wrongly reporting that sex workers who FIFO/DIDO to regional Queensland, … 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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Brothel Licensing Not The Answer

I am ecstatic to see that Cate Faehrmann, MP for The Greens Party in New South Wales (NSW), has written an article in response to growing pressure in NSW to reverse the current decriminalised status of sex workers, in the … 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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