Some of the females looked as if they ought to have been at school or at home with their parents Concerns have been raised following a police crackdown on sex workers in SA SA Police have laid more than charges in the last financial year SIN manager says it is pushing the industry "further underground" Figures show South Australian police used its powers to "enter a suspected brothel" times in the past financial year, resulting in more than charges being laid. Advertising is permitted with restrictions on the wording. The Police Offences Act  separated riotous and indecent behaviour from prostitution, making it a specific offence for a prostitute to 'importune' a person in public s 7 2. Of a brothel in Hindley Street the Register of 19 December at page 7b says:
Initially there was little specific legislation aimed at prostitution, but prostitutes could be charged under vagrancy provisions if their behaviour drew undue attention. It has been suggested that [they] should be compelled to live in certain quarters of the city, where as long as they are not riotous or outrageously indecent they should not be molested A self-professed experienced observer of the "social evil" in the United Kingdom makes this observation in the Register, 9 February , page 6f: One can walk through the main thoroughfares without being confronted with the traffic in degradation formerly carried on. Some of the females looked as if they ought to have been at school or at home with their parents No matter how you like your naughty and x-rated fun: Here are to be found herded together young girls just entering womanhood, if their life can be called womanhood; vile old harridans worn out in the service of Satan Prostitution was not so much a profession as a way of life for some women to make ends meet, particularly in a society in which there was a marked imbalance of gender, and convict women had no other means of income. I shall not speak of the hansom cabmen and the part some of them play in this repellent drama of real life. In an attempt to produce some law and order the Vagrancy Act was introduced. The reality is that prostitution cannot be made respectable. Why [do] the police and the Bench allow this foul den, the chief customers of which are thieves and prostitutes, to exist in the centre of a respectable city Legislative approaches and public opinion in Victoria have gradually moved from advocating prohibition to control through regulation. Street prostitution is illegal. It was felt that something in the shape of a home should be provided, so that those poor outcasts, anxious to reform, might be assisted to do so. The difference between the two is that in the case of a brothel clients come to the place of business, which is subject to local council planning controls. In further amendments were introduced,  and assented to in December In the eye of Heaven above us, whatever society may say, the sin is as great in him as in his frail sister. We cannot shut our eyes to the fact that our streets are thronged by mere children, girls who are living a life of gross immorality I feel it to be a great injustice to legislate entirely against the woman Houses of prostitution in Currie Street and their occupants are described on 23 and 28 December , pages 5e and 6b: It inherited much of the problems of port cities, penal colonies, and the gender imbalance of colonial life. Letters in respect of the "social evil" are in the Register, 25 and 28 June , pages 3e and 5e-6b. See Advertiser, 26 and 29 September , pages 4g and 4d. An alleged brothel at the "Native Location" is discussed in the Register, 21, 24 and 25 January , pages 3e, 2c and 2d, 6 February , page 2e. Men and women are living amongst us who are thoroughly debauched and are spreading a moral pestilence; children are to be found in numbers imitating the vicious habits of the most degraded Once the Commonwealth took over the territory from South Australia in , it saw its role as protecting the indigenous population, and there was considerable debate about employment standards and the practice of 'consorting'.
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