Sex Workers

Australian Resources

Sex Worker Organisations in Australia

Scarlet Alliance, Australian Sex Workers Association

Scarlet Alliance, Australian Sex Workers Association is the national peak sex worker organisation in Australia with a membership of individual sex workers and sex worker organisations, projects and collectives from around Australia.

Scarlet-Umbrella-at-the-rally-2-300x169.jpg [email protected]

Tel: (02) 9517 2577 Open 10am – 5pm Tuesday – Friday

203/1 Erskineville Rd, Newtown NSW 2042 PO Box 854, Newtown NSW 2042



SWOP ACT (Australian Capital Territory)

SWOP ACT is a peer-based community organisation whose primary purpose is the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), through education and referral. [email protected]

0427 475 671 02 6257 2855

Open Monday – Friday 9am-5pm

Located within the MERIDIAN office (formerly AIDS Action Council) Havelock House, 85 Northbourne Avenue, Turner ACT 2612

PO Box 5245, Braddon ACT 2612



SWOP NSW (New South Wales)

SWOP is a community based peer education sex worker organisation focused on HIV, STI and Hepatitis C prevention, education and health promotion for sex workers in NSW. [email protected]

Tel: (02) 9206 2166 Free call: 1800 622 902 (within NSW)

Monday – Friday: 10am – 6pm Wednesday: 2pm – 6pm

Level 4, 414 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills NSW 2010 PO Box 1354, Strawberry Hills NSW 2012



Vixen Collective (Victoria)

Vixen Collective is Victoria’s peer only sex worker organisation. [email protected]

Phone: 0414 275 959



Scarlet Alliance (Tasmania)

The Tasmanian Sex Worker Project is an outreach project of Scarlet Alliance.

[email protected]

Tel: (03) 6169 9437 Mobile: 0411 987 417

Office space in TasCAHRD 319 Liverpool Street, Hobart TAS 7000 GPO Box 595, Hobart TAS 7001



SIN (South Australia)

SIN is the South Australian Sex Industry Network (SIN). SIN is by sex workers for sex workers and offers peer support, education, information, advocacy and referral services for sex workers. [email protected]

Tel: (08) 8351 7626

Open 9.30am – 5pm Tuesday – Friday

220 South Road, Mile End SA 5031 PO Box 7072 Hutt Street, Adelaide SA 5000



Respect Inc (Queensland)

Our vision is for sex work to be recognised as work and as such fully decriminalised. We envisage a society where we as sex workers have equal status in society and are free to pursue our occupational safely, on our own terms without fear of criminalisation, stigma or discrimination [email protected]


Tel: (07) 3835 1111

28 Mein St, Spring Hill PO Box 2470, New Farm QLD 4005

Open 12pm – 5pm Monday to Friday


Tel: (07) 4724 4853

118a Charters Towers Road, Hermit Park, Townsville QLD 4812 PO Box 2410, Townsville QLD 4810

Monday to Tuesday: 12pm – 3pm Wednesday: 12pm – 4pm


Tel: (07) 4051 5009

7/24 Florence St, Cairns City QLD 4870

Tuesday: 12pm – 4pm Wednesday – Thursday: 12pm – 3pm

Gold Coast

Tel: (07) 5564 0929

4 Bay Street, Southport QLD 4215

Monday: 12pm – 4pm Tuesday – Wednesday: 12:30pm – 3:30pm



SWOP NT (Northern Territory)

SWOP NT is a peer based health promotion service that engages sex workers and other sex industry stakeholders within the Northern Territory to work safely with competence in knowledge of the industries legal and Work Health & Safety requirements.

[email protected]


Tel: (08) 8944 7777 Mobile: 0447 022 332

Open 8.30am – 5pm Monday – Friday

Located within NTAHC building

46 Woods Street, Darwin NT 0801 Post: GPO Box 2826, Darwin NT 0801

Alice Springs (SWOP Shop only)

Tel: (08) 8953 3172

Shop 3 Reg Harris Lane, Todd Mall, Alice Springs NT

PO Box 2461 Alice Springs NT 0871



SWEAR WA (Western Australia)

Sex Work, Education, Advocacy & Rights WA are a sex worker activist group campaigning for law reform of the sex industry in this state. (general) [email protected] (peer support)


Magenta (Western Australia)

Magenta offers support, health services, education and information to female, male and transgender workers in the sex industry. Magenta provides outreach and in-house services to sex workers in commercial sexual services and small owner operated businesses. [email protected]

Tel: (08) 9328 1387

Open 9.30am – 4pm Tuesday to Friday

170 Aberdeen St, Northbridge WA 6000 PO Box 8054 Perth Business Centre WA 6849



Touching Base Inc (National)

Touching Base is a charitable organisation, developed out of the need to assist people with disability and sex workers to connect with each other, focusing on access, discrimination, human rights and legal issues and the attitudinal barriers that these two marginalised communities can face. [email protected] [email protected]

General enquiries: 0424 591 409

PO Box 523, Newtown NSW 2042



Debby Doesn’t Do it For Free (National)

Debby doesn’t do it for free is a sex worker activist, performance, art group.

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