Australia's Largest Brothel to Open in Sydney

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Australia's Largest Brothel to Open in Sydney

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Sydney is expecting to soon be the home of Australia's largest brothel, a three-story complex featuring an entire floor of double king suites each with a lounge, pool table and spa.

Hold on, what? Yup. In Australia, prostitution is governed by state and territory laws. In some parts of the country legal brothels are allowed, but in others they are illegal, according to Agence France Presse.

The rooms, meant for group bookings (hello tourists!), will be part of a proposed extension to the Stiletto brothel.

The brothel lodged a development application has for an Aus $12 million (US $12.7 million) extension that will double its size to 40 working rooms and 21 waiting rooms, making it twice the size of its nearest competitor, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.

''Yes, we think it will be the biggest brothel in the country once the extensions are completed. It's a mixture of clientele: suits, accountants, lawyers, as well as a lot of top-end celebrities such as movie stars, sports people and rock bands,'' Michael O'Brien, of Artazan, which is managing the project, told the paper.

Chris Seage, a former brothel consultant, said he had been in a lot of brothels but was unaware of a multi-bed trend.

''It sounds like it's a facility for friends to go along in groups and book the room for a couple of hours, have a few drinks, play pool and do the deed,'' he said

Australia's history with prostitution is a storied one. The country has enacted various pieces of legislation regarding prostitution over the years. In 2003, American madam Heidi Fleiss famously went to Australia to toast the listing of the Daily Plant Limited, a large Melbourne brothel, according to The Age.



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psalteryschool

Say bye bye to the good old days. There is no more moving of the line its been scrubbed out completely.

May 19 2011 at 6:49 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Scott G

Gary not only are you a prude but you are ignorant.
Sydney has arguably the best response in the world to the HIV/AIDS crisis. Sydney achieved the lowest rate of transmission due to ignoring prudery in favour of practical medical initiatives. That included legalising brothels to be able to regulate safe sex procedures are followed.

May 17 2011 at 4:13 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
gamaygencon1

Now I know what " downunder " means !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

May 17 2011 at 3:06 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
lymeonerock

this is merely encouraging immorality !!!

May 17 2011 at 11:08 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
gia72639

Gary is the one here who if he's "prude"( short for 'preudomme') meaning ONE WITH INTEGRITY and PROPER. Gary, I think they thought they were insulting you but if they had any intelligence on the meaning of the word they would know they complimented you.

May 17 2011 at 10:32 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
jtabor

Believe me, where prostitution is legal, the clients use condoms, the women take precautions, and get frequent checkups. You are more likely to get aids from a cheating girlfriend or spouse...

May 17 2011 at 10:31 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
peace

Prude!

May 17 2011 at 10:22 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Gary Miller

Call me a prude, but, it sounds like a convention for aids...contracting it, that is.

May 17 2011 at 10:03 AM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to Gary Miller's comment
Fred

Gary....you're a prude

May 17 2011 at 10:22 AM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply

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