A licensed brothel could soon return to Mackay if an application submitted to the Prostitution Licensing Authority this year is successful.
A licensed brothel could soon return to Mackay if an application submitted to the Prostitution Licensing Authority this year is successful.

REVEALED: When Mackay could get its only brothel back

A BROTHEL may once again operate in the region by 2021 if an application is approved.

Mackay has not had a brothel since Club 7 on Enterprise St in Paget shut down five years ago.

An application has been submitted to the Prostitution Licensing Authority.

It will be decided on sometime between now and next year.

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If successful, it will bring the total number of brothels in Queensland to 22, following a successful application in March for one to open in Townsville.

The Mackay brothel will be limited to a maximum of five service rooms under Queensland law.

It will also be restricted to no more than eight sex workers at the brothel at any one time.

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