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Do Australian hotels have the right to turn away prostitutes?

Excerpt from USA Today

Aug 11, 2012 3:12 am

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While it’s interesting to consider whether a hotel has the right to prevent people from running businesses on its property, it’s also fascinating to see what this case means for a booming mining industry that’s bringing wealth while driving out tourism.

— Jason Clampet

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Do prostitutes have the right to work in hotels in Australia, regardless of whether a hotel owner wants them there or not?

That’s the surprising question that Australia’s lodging industry is grappling with this week, in light of a unexpected ruling in a sex worker’s discrimination case against a Queensland motel, according to a variety of news outlets.

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