Updated March 30, It's long been an open secret, tucked away in the alleyways of the tropical Northern Territory capital — red signs blazing day and night offering massages with a little something extra on the side. Now, the veil has been lifted on the illicit industry, with the NT Government releasing a new discussion paper which reveals the extent of the illegal sexual activities operating in plain sight within the Darwin CBD.
Escort agency operators and managers must ensure their sex workers are certified with Northern Territory Police. You need to fill in an application to certify that the sex worker is free of a finding of guilt for certain offences form. You need to fill in a notification that the agency has ceased to make arrangements for sexual services by an individual form.
Anyone who has had sex without a condom could be infected. In the Northern Territory, young people aged 15 to 24 have really high rates of STIs, particularly chlamydia. Mixing sex with alcohol or other drugs increases your chance of unintended pregnancy and catching a sexually transmitted infection STI.
All rights reserved. The Northern Territory Attorney-General is hoping to revive the public child sex offender registry, despite the legislation attracting widespread criticism when it was first introduced in The department will be holding public forums to provide information about the registry and gather queries from citizens in the state.
Thank you for signing up. Sorry, it looks like an error occurred. The Northern Territory government has released a discussion paper into the possibility of reforming its sex work regulations.
SWOP NT emphasises that sex workers are the key stakeholders in the industry and therefore are best placed to evaluate any regulatory systems. SWOP NT supports the full decriminalisation of sex work which enables sex workers and operators of sex work businesses to be able to choose compliance with the states existing business legislation. NSW has in place a solid system of compliance through the decriminalisation of sex work.
Their intimate life with their loved one in marriage is private. If the relationship also contains heartbreaking secrets and deprivation, then it is harder to mention it to anyone else. The reality of an NT-AS relationship is that there will be many idiosyncrasies. Many NT-AS marriages seem to quickly become celibate.
Deciding to have sex with someone is an important decision. If you think that you are ready to have sex, it is important that you are aware of the different laws about how old you have to be to have sex, and to understand what the law means by sex. Before you have sex, you should talk to a health professional about how to practice safe sex and to make sure you are fully aware of the risks of practising unsafe sex.
Updated November 26, Sex workers in the Northern Territory would be significantly safer if the industry was decriminalised, and the Northern Territory Government holds true to its promise to review the legislation, peak bodies have said. If sex work is decriminalised, as a motion called for at a Labor conference held in February, the Northern Territory would become only the second state or territory in Australia to do so, after New South Wales.