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Scarlet Alliance, Australian Sex Workers Association
Australia’s peak sex worker organisation


– Respect Inc:

Australian Capital Territory

– Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP):

New South Wales

– Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP):

– Sex Worker Legal Service, Inner City Legal Centre:

Northern Territory

– Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP):


– Vixen Collective (Peer-Only Sex Worker Organisation):

South Australia

– SIN (Peer Industry Network Run by Sex Workers for Sex Workers):

Western Australia

– SWEAR (Sex Work Education, Advocacy & Rights):

– Magenta (Peer-Based Sex Worker Support Project):


– The Tasmanian Sex Worker Project, an outreach project of Scarlet Alliance (email:

International Sex Worker Resources

Please note that the legal information and general advice in the following resources are based on the laws of the United Kingdom (UK):

— The Revenge Porn Hotline’s privacy tips for sex workers and scenario-based FAQs; and

— The SWOSH Project (Sex Worker Online Safety Hub) for sex workers living in the UK.

Other Support Services

A crisis support line for mob who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping. 13YARN offers a confidential one-on-one yarning opportunity with a Lifeline-trained Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter who can provide crisis support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

139276 or


Australia’s independent regulator for online safety through which Australians can report online abuse, including image-based abuse. The eSafety Commissioner’s website provides online safety information, guidance and many other helpful resources.


A national counselling service that is open 24 hours, 7 days a week to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.

Note to anyone whose first language is not English: When you call 1800RESPECT, you can ask for an interpreter, or you can call the Translation and Interpretation Service (TIS) directly on 131 450 and ask them to call 1800RESPECT.

1800 737 732 or


A 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention helpline.

13 11 14 or


A specialist counselling & referral service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Intersex (LGBTI) people.

1800 184 527 or