- Australia's #1 Legal Community is a community of 10,000+ Australians, just like you, helping each other.
Ask a question, respond to a question and better understand the law today!
Join us, it only takes a minute:

QLD Australian Law - Sexual Relations and Disclosure of Health Status

Discussion in 'Other/General Law Forum' started by Mike132543, 18 January 2016.

  1. Mike132543

    Mike132543 Member

    18 January 2016
    Likes Received:
    Hi, guys, my new post here. I just used an escort for the first time. We kissed but we used a condom for intercourse. After that, I became anxious and worried of the diseases that can be transmitted via saliva eg. EBV, HPV, Hep B. So I asked the escort I met with but she refuses to disclose to me whether she is 'clean' or has any disease. I think that she is clean but I need an assurance. She became offended by my question, which I think is a completely legitimate question for anyone who has had sexual relations.

    What is the legality in this matter under Australian Law? I know people have to disclose when they have HIV, etc., but it doesn't say about other diseases. I will get blood tests anyway to be certain, but can she be at fault by any means for not declaring her health status?

    P.S. I told her my health status and that I am clean, according to the best of my knowledge.
  2. JS79

    JS79 Well-Known Member

    2 October 2015
    Likes Received:
    This should have been discussed between the two of you prior to intercourse - if you then were not happy with her level of disclosure - then you could have just walked away.
  3. Rod

    Rod Well-Known Member

    27 May 2014
    Likes Received:
    Agree with JS. Not discussing it before the transaction means it is likely you accepted the risk.

Share This Page