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"No sex in the suburbs under new prostitution laws.Speech Legislative Council rchived t the Wayback Machine."Drive for 'equality' laws for South Australia's sex workers.Carver, Terrell; Mottier, Véronique (1998).In 1842, within six years of the founding of the colony, it was reported that there were now "large numbers of females who are living by a life of prostitution in the city of Adelaide, out of all proportion to the respectable population"."Prostitution to be banned in suburban Perth.

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