Link to or download recent research by Respect Inc:
- QUT Briefing Paper, The Case for Decriminalisation: Sex Work and the Law in Queensland, 2019
- Sex work Laws and Workplace Health and Safety Symposium Report, including recommendations for Queensland, 2018
- Trans and Male Sex Workers in Queensland, Factors influencing access to health care, 2018
- Brothel Workers Needs Assessment, An in-depth look at sex workers in the Queensland licensed brothel sector, 2017
- Asian Sex Workers Needs Assessment, Research with sex workers of Asian migrant background in Queensland, 2015
“The Case for Decriminalisation: Sex Work and the Law in Queensland” by Elena Jeffreys, Erin O’Brien & Janelle Fawkes
The public health evidence clearly shows the harms associated with all forms of sex work criminalisation, including regulatory systems, which effectively leave the most marginalised, and typically the majority of, sex workers outside of the law.
The police, NGOs and others involved in ordering and conducting raids are generally not sensitive to the complex trajectory of the individuals they encounter during raids. This research report examines why.
This project explores women buying sex in Australia.
Male sex workers, and Trans sex workers, were the subject of a state wide research project by Respect Inc in 2017. The report was completed in 2018 and is now public.
Sex worker organisations and political autonomy from funders: case studies of Scarlet Alliance Australian Sex Workers Association and Empower Foundation (Thailand)
This article presents compelling evidence that an enforcement-led approach to policing creates insuperable barriers to the success of protective policing.
An in-depth assessment of the needs of sex workers in Queensland’s licensed brothels. Over 200 sex workers participated in this year long research project in 2016/2017.
This research identified existing barriers and learned about the experiences and opinions of Asian sex workers, their knowledge about sexual health, sex work law in Queensland, rights, responsibilities and workplace rights.
National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales, Funded by NSW Health, partially funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing.