Apply for, renew, update and cancel a licence or registration, lodge an annual statement, legal responsibilities. Register, update, manage, or search for an incorporated association, fundraiser, or patriotic fund. Forms and publications, legislation, languages, scams, Koori, and disability resources, advice in a disaster. The Business Licensing Authority BLA Registrar maintains a public register of licensed sex work service providers and approved brothel managers.
The public register is available for inspection. To arrange an appointment to inspect the register, call the BLA on 13 54 Calling this number costs the same as a local call. Additional charges may apply if you are calling from overseas, on a mobile or payphone.
For more information, view our Fees and forms — Sex work service providers page. The registers are only as accurate as the information provided to us. The BLA tries to obtain accurate and up-to-date information during and after the registration process. There may be a short delay between when the BLA receives information and when you can see it in the register.
If you wish to use information from a public register in legal proceedings, obtain a Registrar's certificate by calling the BLA on 13 54 A full extract includes all current and historical information about a licensee. Full extracts of most of registers are available from the BLA Registrar for a fee. Fees may also apply. Forms and publications, legislation, languages, scams, Koori, and disability resources, advice in a disaster.
The Sex Work Act aims to:. Escort workers working alone or in an unfamiliar environment face greater risks to health and safety through unpredictable client behaviour. If you run an escort agency, meeting your OHS obligations may include communication and safety practices such as:. Sex workers are at risk of sexual assault.
This includes sexual activity that a person has not consented to, and can include actions that make the victim feel uncomfortable, frightened or threatened. Skip to content Skip to main navigation Skip to footer. Your rights and responsibilities Menu options for Consumer Affairs Victoria Housing Renting, buying and selling property, building and renovating, owners corporations, retirement villages. Safety of sex workers, clients and brothel employees. Skip listen and sharing tools Listen.
The Sex Work Act aims to: Obligations for licensees and managers: You must comply with: