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http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/wa-to-legalise-prostitution-20100620-yot6.html<br />Prostitution<br />Prosti...
According to government reports:<br />Over 38 illegal brothels in WA<br />With over 380 workers overall<br />Over 1,700 pr...
Why control it?<br />Switzerland<br />TOTALLY LEGAL<br />Pregnancy tests in vending machines<br />Drive in sex - box<br />
Three methods used to control prostitution<br />The Control Model<br />The Regulation Model<br />The Zoning Model <br />
The Control Model<br />Attempts are made to prohibit prostitution<br /> Only select locations are targeted<br />The Regula...
3.	The Zoning Model<br />Areas like Kings Cross are created where prostitutes congregate and are ‘tolerated’ by police. Th...
Since the mid 1970s<br />WA has maintained a ‘containment policy’ <br />Police allowed some brothels to operate despite be...
Currently in WA<br />Its not an offence to provide sex<br />But a person who manages a brothel <br />or lives off the earn...
<ul><li>Prostitute knows  its illegal to live off sex
She's  not selling sex, she’s “selling condoms”</li></ul>Its not an offence to provide sex but a person who manages a brot...
Sex work in WA is largely unregulated and the law in this area is inconsistent. <br />Police Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan...
The Attorney General Christian Porter  says upcoming  legislation will restrict prostitution to designated industrial or n...
<ul><li>The Control Model</li></ul>The Regulation Model<br /><ul><li>The Zoning Model </li></ul>Why not try regulating it?...
Not afraid to come out
Better protection
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  1. 1. http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/wa-to-legalise-prostitution-20100620-yot6.html<br />Prostitution<br />Prostitution<br />Prostitution<br />Prostitution<br />WA<br />WA<br />in<br />WA<br />in<br />WA<br />in<br />in<br />By Matt & Alex<br />
  2. 2. According to government reports:<br />Over 38 illegal brothels in WA<br />With over 380 workers overall<br />Over 1,700 prostitutes operating in WA<br />Each earning up to $5,000 a week<br />
  3. 3. Why control it?<br />Switzerland<br />TOTALLY LEGAL<br />Pregnancy tests in vending machines<br />Drive in sex - box<br />
  4. 4. Three methods used to control prostitution<br />The Control Model<br />The Regulation Model<br />The Zoning Model <br />
  5. 5. The Control Model<br />Attempts are made to prohibit prostitution<br /> Only select locations are targeted<br />The Regulation Model<br />Prostitution is legalized and brothels are regulated<br />Regular compulsory checkups at an STD clinic <br />Protected work areas<br />
  6. 6. 3. The Zoning Model<br />Areas like Kings Cross are created where prostitutes congregate and are ‘tolerated’ by police. These areas are not as aggressively policed as other areas <br />These ‘zones’ attract drugs and other crime. Eventually becoming ghettos where petty crime and gangs flourish<br />
  7. 7. Since the mid 1970s<br />WA has maintained a ‘containment policy’ <br />Police allowed some brothels to operate despite being illegal<br /> as long as they followed a set of rules monitored by police officers<br />This containment policy started encouraging police corruption<br />Including demands for sex in exchange for not arresting prostitutes<br />The Control Model<br />
  8. 8. Currently in WA<br />Its not an offence to provide sex<br />But a person who manages a brothel <br />or lives off the earnings of prostitution is guilty and can be charged<br />Currently if you complain to police about an illegal brothel in your street there is not likely to be any action unless other offences such as under age sex, drug dealing, organised crime links or human trafficking can be linked<br />
  9. 9. <ul><li>Prostitute knows its illegal to live off sex
  10. 10. She's not selling sex, she’s “selling condoms”</li></ul>Its not an offence to provide sex but a person who manages a brothel or lives off the earnings of prostitution is guilty and can be charged<br />
  11. 11. Sex work in WA is largely unregulated and the law in this area is inconsistent. <br />Police Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan has on several occasions stressed the need to change prostitution laws so police are given “clear responsibilities"<br />
  12. 12. The Attorney General Christian Porter says upcoming legislation will restrict prostitution to designated industrial or non-residential areas.<br />The Zoning Model<br />Which WA suburb gets the next Kings Cross?<br />
  13. 13. <ul><li>The Control Model</li></ul>The Regulation Model<br /><ul><li>The Zoning Model </li></ul>Why not try regulating it?<br /><ul><li>Government gets $$$
  14. 14. Not afraid to come out
  15. 15. Better protection
  16. 16. Easier to regulate
  17. 17. Separate from other crimes
  18. 18. Regular health checkups</li></li></ul><li>The Opposition's law and order spokesman John Quigley says the Government is choosing to ignore the issue of prostitution because it’s not popular among voters<br />Premier Barnett said “within the first 100 days (of government) he would have this mess cleaned up”<br />Too scared to make changes?<br />
  19. 19. Prostitution will exist whether it is legal or illegal... <br />A model is needed that will regulate the industry and provide a safe working environment for sex workers<br />When will our government step up and make a change?<br />
  20. 20. http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-national/wa-to-legalise-prostitution-20100620-yot6.html<br />Prostitution<br />Prostitution<br />Prostitution<br />Prostitution<br />WA<br />WA<br />in<br />WA<br />in<br />WA<br />in<br />in<br />By Matt & Alex<br />

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