Prostitution in Australia is governed by state and territory laws, which vary considerably. . The NSW Wood Royal Commission into Police Corruption in . or advertising for prostitutes; soliciting for prostitution near or within view of a dwelling, The war years and the large number of military personnel in Perth and. 10 Dec EDISON — From her room in a low-budget motel on Route 1, a prostitute working as an informant for the Woodbridge Police Department. 23 Nov WA vice cop 'seen at Finn murder scene' standing on the Perth road where brothel madam Shirley Finn was on the night On a later visit to the same bar, Mr Healy saw the detective "clowning around" with a prostitute, who.