As of the 1st of June 2016, a new ammendment to the Victorian Prostitution legislation.
The focus that we are involved in is internet advertising for escorts in Victoria.
There is a heavy base of escorts working in Melbourne both privately, for an agency or in brothels.
The previous legislation restricted advertising to only allow head and shoulder images only. This is quite difficult to capture a market if an escort chose to blur his or her face. It left nothing but a blurry image on screen. To aide a better visual, escorts,brothels, agencies and directories had to create interstate galleries to allow the Victorian escorts to display full body shots.
This new legislation is a step in the right direction and making it easier for all advertisers and clients to showcase and view.
Here at Available Angels, we are so proud to have been one of the first to change our advertiser's images to allow full body.
For your reference, here is the legislation below. Thank you Victorian Government. Now lets see if we can ammend the incall ability!
Congratulations escorts and punters, enjoy browsing our new Victorian gallery!
Part 3 Advertising Controls - Section (5)
An advertisement for a business carried on by a sex work service provider that is published on the Internet may contain a photographic or other pictorial representation of a person which is not restricted to the head and shoulders, provided that the advertisement does not contain a photographic or other pictorial representation of—
(a) the bare sexual organs, buttocks or anus of a person, or frontal nudity of the genital region; or
(b) bare breasts; or
(c) a sexual act or simulated sexual act; or
(d) a person under the age of 18 years.
This new legislation is effective 1st June 2016.