Department of the Legislative Assembly

Sex Industry Bill 2019

Status - Key Documents - SubmissionsPublic Briefings and Hearings - Tabled Papers - Report - Contact

On 18 September 2019 the Legislative Assembly referred the Sex Industry Bill 2019 to the Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee for inquiry and report in accordance with clause (4)(c) of the Committee’s Terms  of Reference by 26 November 2019.

The Committee encourages all interested people to provide their comments and feedback on the Bill.

The Committee is to inquire into and report on:
a) whether the Assembly should pass the Bill;
b) whether the Assembly should amend the Bill;
c) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the rights and liberties of individuals; and
d) whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the institution of Parliament.

Submissions should be sent to EPSC@nt.gov.au by close of business Tuesday, 8 October 2019.

Status

Report tabled

Key Documents

Sex Industry Bill 2019
Explanatory Statement
Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights

Submissions

Submission No. 1 - Caroline Norma
Submission No. 2 - Susie Remulla
Submission No. 3 - John D Neagle
Submission No. 4 - Mary Maxey
Submission No. 5 - Sienna Charles
Submission No. 6 - Frances Booth
Submission No. 7 - Leith Phillips
Submission No. 8 - Spokewoman for Survivors West Australia Against Prostitution
Submission No. 9 - Riley Alexander
Submission No. 10 - Nick and Leslie Beissel
Submission No. 11 - Name withheld
Submission No. 12 - Eunice De Kock
Submission No. 13 - Kat Morrison
Submission No. 14 - Corvus Keithley
Submission No. 15 - Sex Work Law Reform Victoria Inc.
Submission No. 16 - Jenny Holland
Submission No. 17 - Lara Stoll
Submission No. 18 - Magenta WA
Submission No. 19 - Northern Territory Anti-Discrimination Commissioner
Submission No. 20 - Northern Territory AIDS and Hepatitis Council
Submission No. 21 - Name withheld
Submission No. 22 - Decrim QLD and Respect Inc.
Submission No. 23 - Nancy de Castro
Submission No. 24 - Priceless
Submission No. 25 - Ernie Mitchell
Submission No. 26 - Fiona Bucknall
Submission No. 27 - Australian Christian Lobby
Submission No. 28 - Astrid Leigh
Submission No. 29 - Sex Workers Outreach Program (SWOP) NSW
Submission No. 30 - Sex Work; Education, Advocacy & Rights WA (SWEAR WA)
Submission No. 31 - Law Society NT
Submission No. 32 - Sam Jacob
Submission No. 33 - YWCA Australia
Submission No. 34 - James McKenna
Submission No. 35 - Lynnette Bigg
Submission No. 36 - Name withheld
Submission No. 37 - Gina Machado
Submission No. 38 - Stella Night
Submission No. 39 - Nordic Model Australia Coalition (NorMAC)
Submission No. 40 - Scarlet Alliance, Australian Sex Workers Association
Submission No. 41 - Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO)
Submission No. 42 - Gala Vanting
Submission No. 43 - Sex Worker Outreach Program NT (SWOP NT) and the Sex Worker Reference Group (SWRG)
Submission No. 44 - Andrea Tokaji
Submission No. 45 - Sex Industry Network (SIN)
Submission No. 46 - Northern Territory Women's Legal Services

Public Briefings and Hearings

Public Briefing Schedule - Tuesday 24 September 2019
Transcript - Public Briefing - Tuesday 24 September 2019
Public Hearing Schedule - Tuesday 29 October 2019
Public Hearing Transcript - Open Sessions - Tuesday 29 October 2019
Public Hearing Transcript - Closed Sessions - Tuesday 29 October 2019

Tabled Papers

Hon Natasha Fyles MLA, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice - Responses to Written Questions - 28 October 2019

Report

Inquiry into the Sex Industry Bill 2019 - 20 November 2019
Associated Minutes of Proceedings
Government Response - 26 November 2019

Contact

Dr Jennifer Buckley 
Committee Secretary
GPO Box 3721
DARWIN NT 0801 
Telephone:  (08) 8946 1501
Email: Contact

Last updated: 29 Nov 2019