Proposed Meg brothel is told no in Australia

Anonyme, Friday, September 23, 2011 - 01:11

A brothel of unprecedented size, a mega-brothel, has been suggested to, and rejected by, the Sydney, Australia town council. The council said the venture would produce unjust opposition and negatively impact citizen in the area. The government made it clear that it objected to the dimensions of the proposed brothel, not to the brothel itself. Article source: Council rejects biggest little whorehouse in Australia

Asked to do $12 million project

Millionaire Eddie Hayson and his Artazan Property Group came up with the idea for the $12 million Stiletto Brothel. The number of rooms would have doubled with the project which just added to an existing brothel. It also would have allowed for group activity. It would have been the largest brothel in Australia if it had been done.

Every person rejected it

Shayne Mallard is the councilman who referred to the proposition as the “Westerfield of brothels.” This was said in reference to the largest Australian department store.

Concerns about the expansion

The residents of the area would be greatly influenced by the expansion. This was considered when the decision was made. If the size of the brothel doubled, “anti-social behavior” in the neighborhood would increase, Lord Mayor Clover Moore states.

"The intensification of use by way of additional floor area and rooms will have an adverse impact on the character and the amenity of the neighboring residential area," she said. "I'm concerned about the impact that a brothel of this size will have on nearby residents."

Saying morality doesn’t matter

Morality was not a concern when the council made its conclusion. This was made clear. "We're not prudes; we're not opposed to brothels, but we have a policy of anti-clustering, spreading them out," Mallard said. Brisbane and Melbourne both have restrictions on brothel sizes. This is not the first Australian city to do so.

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