But with the three-year funding trial running its course and the problem seemingly sorted, only a part-time case worker has been available in the suburb since late It said brothels were allowed in industrial zones and council staff would recommend approval. ONCE a hairdresser, loving mother and wife, Shelly not her real name now spends her time pacing Maitland Road at Islington as a street-based sex worker. All The word prostitute, protested Lake Macquarie councillor Hannah Gissane, was derogatory and had negative connotations, and so she wanted the word in a Macquarie Prostitute in Lake recommendation changed to sex worker. Local News news, local-news NO evidence existed to support claims that brothels Macquarie Prostitute in Lake associated with crime and drug use, a Lake Macquarie City Council internal memo says. The Herald reported yesterday that residents held a meeting and were rallying against the planned Toronto brothel over fears it would degrade the town, community values and business and threaten children. One was approved in in Hillsborough Road, Warners Bay, but it closed after the land was redeveloped. The Herald spoke with a street-based sex worker known as Shelly, who said there was a stable of about 10 girls who regularly picked up customers along Maitland Road. I have my regulars; most of mine are over 40 or 50 years old. But in the past 10 years Islington has reinvented itself with trendy cafes, vintage clothing stores and a booming multicultural population. And by the way, as deference to Cr Gissane's Greens membership I've suggested that she seek to Macquarie Prostitute in Lake the word development to pillaging.