Melbourne Male Escorts Frequently Asked Questions
Is sex work legal in Victoria?
According to Scarlet Alliance Australian Sex Workers Association
Private Escorts You can work for yourself (or along with one other sex worker) in a private escort business. A small owner operator escort service is exempt from needing a licence from the BLA. You do, however, need to register with the BLA as an Exempt Escort. If you are working with another sex worker, they need to register as well.
To register you need to give your real name and address, any and all names and phone numbers you will be using in any advertising, a passport size photo of yourself and a photocopy of a true form of I.D signed by a witness. (The information on the Register is not available to the public and can be removed on your request.)
Once you are registered the BLA will give you a SWA number and you can advertise for business.
Scarlet Alliance – Private Escorts
Private Male Escorts Melbourne Legalities
Private escort agencies (‘Private Workers’) can only provide a visiting sexual service. It is illegal to work from your own home; the service must be provided in the client’s home or at a hotel/motel that the client books and pays for. Under the ‘address of premises’ on the application form you should put “visiting service only”.’Private Workers’ are exempt from needing a licence from the Business Licensing Authority. You do, however, need to register with the BLA as an Exempt Escort. You can work for yourself or with one other sex worker in a private escort business. If you are working with another sex worker, they need to be included on your registration as well.
Go to Apply for a sex work service provider’s licence exemption and complete the online form. It’s free, quick and easy to receive your exemption number which you quote on your profile to conform to Victoria legislation to operate as a sole independent full service escort.
Reference: Consumer Affairs Victoria
Can I update my photos and About Me profile?
Yes you can update your photos and About Me profile at anytime. Simply email admin with your new photos attached and any changes you require and they will be updated online within 24 hours of receiving your email request.
Can I suspend my Melbourne Male Escorts listing?
Yes you can suspend your Melbourne Male Escorts listing at any time for any period of time. Simply email admin and we will suspend your payments and profile until the you require it to be re-activated.
Can I cancel my Melbourne Male Escorts listing?
Yes you can cancel your Melbourne Male Escorts listing at any time, either by emailing us at admin or canceling your payments directly through your PayPal account.
Male Escort Application
Male Escorts in Melbourne you are applying to be accepted to appear on Melbourne Male Escorts website as an independent male escort. You have the choice and freedom to offer social non-sexual escort services or full services or a combination of both. It is your responsibility to remain within the bounds of federal, state and local authority laws.
Non-Sexual Social Private Escorts
If you are a social independent private male escort in Melbourne that does not provide any sexual services as at 12th February 2014 there are currently no laws or restrictions that we are aware of that apply to you.
Melbourne Male Escorts Disclaimer
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