Your ‘O Face’ Isn’t A National Security Concern

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30 10, 2019

Your ‘O Face’ Isn’t A National Security Concern

Eros Association is very concerned by a submission made by the Department of Home Affairs supporting the utilise facial recognition technology as age verification for online pornography. As Eros has stated in its submission to the inquiry into age verification, any attempt to verify a person's age online using personal details is likely to raise [...]

26 08, 2019

No ‘Happy Endings’ With Victoria’s Sex Work Laws

The Eros Association, Australia's adults-only industry association, is calling for a major review of Victoria's sex work laws to deal with a growing unlicensed market. Victoria's regulatory approach to 'vice' has recently come under criticism following the Crown Casino junket scandal. Eros claims that Victoria's brothel industry is struggling as a result of unlicensed competitors [...]

8 08, 2019

The Business Of Sex Is Not What You Think

Some people have sex for money, some people pay for sex and some people run establishments where this transaction can occur. These facts shouldn't be too difficult to accept, but sensationalist commentary regarding the world's oldest profession continues to say otherwise. In her piece 'Sexual slavery is not an acceptable business model' Kathleen Maltzahn opportunistically uses [...]

15 03, 2019

CarpoolXXX Part 1

By Prof Paul Maginn Geographies of Porn Like most people, I am interested in porn. My interests are niche. In short, I’m interested in the geographies of porn. I know! I know! You’re probably sitting there scratching your head with a bewildered look on your face and saying: “He’s into the fucking geographies of porn? [...]

15 03, 2019

TGA & Alkyl Nitrates

By Jarryd Bartle Campaigns & Policy Advisor - Eros Association By the end of this year, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (‘TGA’) will have decided on the legal status of Amyl, Butyl and other Alkyl Nitrites. In an interim decision to be finalised in November, the TGA aims to ‘reduce the misuse and abuse of alkyl [...]

15 03, 2019

Adult Retailer’s Memoir

By Kerrie McKinnon - former Store Manager, Flirt Adult Stores When I was asked to reflect on my life in the adult industry, I honestly didn’t know where to start. So naturally I took my thoughts back to where it all started. In 2007 I walked into an adult store in Orange NSW for the [...]

15 03, 2019

Showgirl Championships

24 of the world's’ top Showgirl talent competed at The Men’s Gallery in Melbourne for the inaugural SHOWGIRL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS. The event was sponsored by Travers Beynon A.K.A The Candyman, a Playboy Millionaire known for his lavish parties in his Gold Coast Mansion dubbed, The Candy Shop Mansion. Travers put forward $15,000 cash as well [...]

15 03, 2019

Is Porn Legal In Australia

By Jarryd Bartle At Eros, not a week goes by without some budding young man asking us about entering the porn industry. If they don’t think they’ll get in as a performer, the next big idea is to start their own production company. But what is the legal status of pornography in Australia? Unfortunately, the [...]

15 03, 2019

A Note From The General Manager

By Rachel Payne 2018: A Reflection of Achievements This year has certainly gone by quickly, which is indicative of a busy year for the Eros office. Upon reflection of our ‘wins’, I can confidently say that we have managed to gain some tangible benefits for members, as well as positive outcomes on many of our [...]

15 03, 2019

The Pleasure Principle

Interview by Prof. Paul Maginn, University of Western Australia. In her new book, Vibrator Nation, sexademic extraordinaire, Prof Lynn Comella from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, tells the story of the rise of feminist sex-toy stores in the United States and the women who pioneered them. Her book highlights the struggles and challenges faced [...]

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