City of Sydney

Submission provided by: Rebecca Martin

Operators Guide to Waste Management in Sex Industry Premises

The City of Sydney, often referred to as 'the City', is one of the largest and fastest growing local government areas in Australia. As at June 2012, the estimated resident population of the City was 187,561 people, representing around 4% of Greater Sydney's total population.

Between 2007 and 2012, the City's population increased by nearly 11%, or 18,505 people. In contrast, Greater Sydney grew by 8% while NSW grew by 6.8% over the same period. By 2030, the City's population is projected to increase to just over 267,000.

The population density within the City is 7,017 per square kilometre.


Management of waste on sex industry premises.

Project description

This resource and accompanying poster provide details for owners of sex industry premises on managing waste in accordance with state legislation and City of Sydney policy. Types of waste, including community sharps, and appropriate disposal procedures are outlined.

Project date: 2009

Type of Project: Community sharps guidelines/policy

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For more information please contact Rebecca Martin on 02 9265 9333

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