SIN | By sex workers for sex workers

SIN’s Mission Statement

To work with and for the sex industry to provide reliable, consistent, and efficient support, peer education, and advocacy for sex workers. SIN’s commitment is to being accountable to the sex worker community and maintaining a safer, relaxed, and accessible place for workers in the sex industry.


SIN promotes pride and empowerment throughout the sex industry through:


Being a strong, supportive organisation, which is widely recognised both within the sex industry and beyond.

Generating an exciting, energetic, and dynamic environment, in which sex workers are treated with dignity and feel supported.

Sharing contemporary, relevant, and rights-based information through diverse mechanisms.

Operating within a community development and peer education framework which promotes individual and collective empowerment.


SIN is committed to –

Valuing and working with a wide range of people including (but not limited to); sex workers and people working in the sex industry, people living with HIV/AIDS, gay and bisexual men, other men who have sex with men, drug users, transgender people, and women, including lesbian and bisexual women.

Working in an affirming and non-prejudicial manner to empower, develop, and advocate for sex workers and the sex industry.

Maintaining confidentiality.

Creating an affirming and supportive workplace culture that promotes awareness, self-reflection, growth, and professional development. Operating within the confines of SIN’s mandate, aims, objectives, and policies.

Being across the needs and issues of sex workers from all sectors and diverse backgrounds.

Creating an inclusive environment for sex workers to access support, advocacy, referrals, and resources.


SIN would like to acknowledge the Kaurna people as the traditional custodians of the Adelaide region, where we live and work, and recognise the Kaurna peoples’ cultural, spiritual, physical, and emotional connection with their land. We honour and pay our respects to Kaurna elders, both past and present, and all generations of Kaurna people, now and into the future. We acknowledge that this land was stolen, and sovereignty was never ceded.