Debate on the bill stretched late into the night, with Labor MP Tung Ngo introducing eight amendments at the eleventh hour.
All Mr Ngo's amendments were voted down, with the bill eventually passing with a conscience vote, 13 to eight.
Ms Lensink said the bill's success in the Upper House is likely to help sex workers feel safer."I think that helps a lot of the people who were working in the industry who were made to feel unsafe to assist them in going forward."The bill will now go before the Lower House where MPs will also be able to cast a conscience vote.
Laws vary across the country, but New South Wales is the only state in Australia to have completely decriminalised sex work.
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