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Queensland Adult Business Association
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Mission Statement

To advocate for the viable development of the Queensland legal brothel system. For the safety and security of workers, clients and the community at large.


Meet the Executives

Neil Gilmore

Neil Gilmore


Licensee of Pentagon Grand on the Gold Coast with 18 years experience.

Grant Bromley

Grant Bromley

Vice President

Licensee of Yimi476 in Brisbane with 5 years experience

Joan Leeds

Joan Leeds


Licensee of The Viper Room in Brisbane with 15 years experience

Current Advocacy Focus 



QABA is currently working with Queensland Health, the Prostitution Licensing Authority, Respect Qld Inc and all member brothels to implement the COVID Industry plan and to promote compliance  with the plan to ensure continued operation of all legal brothels in Queensland.


Link to COVID plan


Illegal Operators

The identification of illegal brothels and massage palours, along with developing a reporting structure and legal disinsentives for rogue operators.

Link to article



Industry News

In The Media: Red light district: Qld’s hidden brothels revealed

Courier Mail Red light district: Qld’s hidden brothels revealed Sex workers say the number of licenced brothels in Queensland is not an accurate reflection of paid sex happening in suburbia. SEE THE MAPFelicity Ripper Queensland sex workers say the number of licenced...

In the media

NO HUMBLE OPINIONS EP23 | Ryan Elson: No Humble Opinions – The Business of Sex


A Brief History of Brothels in Queensland The sex work industry in Qld is widely acknowledged as the one of the most restricted in the country.  Legalised for the most part to counteract the risks and dangers of the illegal prostitution industry, it remains one...


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