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Law Society: ‘Antiquated laws’ compromise safety of sex workers in SA

Measures to fully decriminalise sex work in South Australia has been welcomed by two of the state’s legal representative bodies, who say that sex workers should be afforded the same rights and protections as employees in any other industry.

  • Melissa Coade
  • Lawyers Weekly

The Statutes Amendment (Decriminalisation of Sex Work) Bill 2018 was introduced in the South Australian parliament last Wednesday.

Justice 1a Blind LLLLThe effect of the legislative change will mean that sex work would be fully decriminalised in the state; it would allow for the protection of workers, most of whom are women, in the…

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