Brothels are legal. Australasian Legal Information Institute. Sex work in the Australian Capital Territory is governed by the Sex Work Actalso known as "Anna's Law",  following partial decriminalisation in The West Australian.
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In the remaining states of TasmaniaSouth Australia and Western Australia, despite intense debate and many proposed legislative reforms there has been no change in the laws. Street offences are addressed in Ss. Population movement and sexual coercion of women and girls. In Hayes, Hennessey; Prenzler, Tim eds.
We can't be an autonomous oragnisation without members. Retrieved 7 December What action there was against prostitution was mainly to keep it out of the public eye, using vagrancy laws. Regulation of the sex industry in Western Australia.